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  • CAST admitted as a Signatory body of the Washington Accord

    At the International Engineering Alliance 2016 Meeting (IEAM2016) on 2 June 2016 at the Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the Washington Accord (WA) officially admitted the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST),  as a full signatory status of WA.  This is a recognition by the other signatories of the substantial equivalence of the engineering academic programs ...

  • US terminates Iran sanctions waivers

    President Donald Trump will not renew waivers from US sanctions for the remaining buyers of Iranian oil, the White House said today. The administration in November issued six-month exemptions from US sanctions to enable China, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey to continue buying Iranian oil. But it has decided not to renew them after early May "to bring Iran's oil ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Iran exports firm in 1H April ahead of US waiver expiry

    Iranian crude and condensate loadings held firm in the first half of April, as buyers locked in supplies covered by waivers from US commercial sanctions against Tehran that expire on 3 May. Iranian liquids loadings averaged 1.6mn b/d in 1-15 April, down by 13pc from the revised March number, according to preliminary Argus tracking data. The figure includes volumes that likely loaded on Iran's ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • EU HRC: Mills get revenge on Turkey

    The northwest European hot-rolled coil (HRC) market weakened a touch further today as mills continued to look to exports to rebuild battered orderbooks. Argus' domestic northwest Europe HRC index slipped €1/t to €489/t ex-works. The discount for Italian material dropped to €29.75/t. While still weak, the Italian market appears to be showing more signs of stabilising than the north. ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • EU HRC imports rise on influx of Turkish material

    EU hot-rolled coils (HRC) imports continued to grow year on year in February, but fell sharply compared with January. EU arrivals were up by 21pc compared with February 2018 and down by 36pc on the month at 612,600t, on fluctuations in supply from Turkey and Russia. February imports from Turkey rose by 54pc compared with a year earlier to 257,000t and Russian imports increased by 14pc to ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • EU HRC: Service centres feeling bloated

    Quick deliveries from European hot-rolled coil (HRC) mills and limited demand means that service centres are carrying too much inventory. As a result they are fighting with each other to sell tonnage and experiencing further margin compression. Argus' daily northwest Europe HRC index fell by €1/t to reach €491.75/t ($554.85/t) ex-works today. The discount for Italian material rose to ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Turkish polymer market faces economic uncertainties

    Turkey's polymers markets are facing challenges from the country's economic underperformance, and new uncertainty arising from disputed election results and US trade policy. The country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is contesting the result of local elections that were held in Istanbul last month. Turkish polymer buyers are typically cautious in times of political uncertainty, so this is ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Colombia raises rebar import tariff to 18.5pc

    The Colombian government has increased import tax on rebar to 18.5pc at the request of the country's industrial association, Andi. An additional 8.5pc will be added to the existing 10pc rate, following a more than 65pc rise in imports last year. The new tax rate does not apply to countries with which Colombia has an existing commercial agreement, nor to supply covered by the Vallejo Plan — ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • EU HRC: Italian discount increases as mills drop prices

    Italian hot-rolled coil prices are under increasing pressure as mills drop way below their reported offers to move tonnes. One steelmaker was selling as low as €480/t delivered, while another was selling to a big distributor at €470/t ex-works. Headline offers are closer to €485-495/t. The latter mill has sold competitively into the Benelux region too, in the low €500s/t ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • UK HRC: Seesawing sterling stymies trade

    Sterling volatility dampened trade in the UK hot-rolled coil market this week, after the UK Parliament passed an amendment yesterday evening that could rule out a no-deal Brexit. TheArgusweekly domestic UK hot-rolled coil assessment dropped by £7.50/t to £480/t ddp West Midlands, primarily on the back of the stronger sterling but also competitive European pricing. The pound ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • EU HRC: Italian discount grows as import prices drift

    Some northwest European buyers are exhibiting appetite for imported tonnes at €495/t cif Antwerp, but traders are reluctant to transact at such levels. Asian material is workable around this level but for June arrival, which is a long lead time compared with domestic mills. Most European mills said they are now into May rolling but buyers still think they can get end-April delivery. Italian ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Turkey scrap import price near peak but retains support

    Expectation is growing that the Turkish scrap import price has temporarily peaked as domestic and export rebar and billet prices have stopped rising, but scrap supply fundamentals are still strong enough to prevent a significant weakening of the market. Turkish mills have been unable to raise rebar and billet prices at the same rate that scrap prices have risen since 22 February, which has ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Turkey scrap import price near peak but retains support

    Expectation is growing that the Turkish scrap import price has temporarily peaked as domestic and export rebar and billet prices have stopped rising, but scrap supply fundamentals are still strong enough to prevent a significant weakening of the market. Turkish mills have been unable to raise rebar and billet prices at the same rate that scrap prices have risen since 22 February, which has ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Farmers Take the Stage at Talent Showcase March 22 in Duluth

    Show off your varied talents or just enjoy a delightful showcase as SFA Lake Superior Chapter hosts its annual Farmers Take the Stage variety show from 7 to 9 p.m. Fri., March 22, at Duluth Folk School, 1917 W Superior St, Duluth. ...

  • US sanctions target Russian-Venezuelan bank

    The US Treasury Department today imposed sanctions on Moscow-based Evrofinance Mosnarbank, which Washington said is helping Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro's government avoid the full effect of US financial pressure. "This action demonstrates that the US will take action against foreign financial institutions that sustain the illegitimate Maduro regime and contribute to the economic collapse ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Tractors: focus on the Apulian market

    Sales figures show a decline in 2018 compared to the previous year, characterized by an anomalous peak in registrations due to technical/statistical reasons. If compared with 2014, 2015 and 2016, sales are growing in the region, indicating a certain recovery in the demand. The sales of used machines were very significant, with negative repercussions on the efficiency and safety of the machine ...

  • Positive year for tractor sales even if registration data gives other message

    Paris, 27 February 2019 - Overall, a total of approximately 177,000 tractors were registered across Europe in 2018, according to numbers sourced from national authorities. Of these registrations, 39,784 tractors were under 50 hp and, consequently, 137,503 above 50 hp. CEMA considers that 146,927 of these vehicles are agricultural tractors, the rest being quads, telehandlers or other equipment. An ...

  • Tractor market: a critical scenario

    The 2018 figures indicate a decline in sales in Europe, China and Turkey, and growth in the United States and India. The slowdown in French and German markets penalizes Italian exports. The slight improvement in agricultural prices could encourage investments, but the general trend of the Italian economy and the critical issues on the world scenario point to a difficult 2019. ...

  • Egemar Marine Aquaculture Ras Skid Systems

    EGEMAR MARINE AQUACULTURE PROJECT SCOPE OF WORK The project scope of the Egemar Marine Aquaculture Facility is the development of a completely new fish hatchery with multi-stage RAS equipment. Egemar’s target is to produce saltwater fish production for both domestic and international markets. Currently their hatchery produces Sea Bream, Sea Bass, Meager and ...

  • Final Report: yummex Middle East 2018 convinces as the leading innovation and trend platform for the MENA region

    More than 50 new exhibitors from abroad - Numerous new products focus the trends of the region - Exhibitors are convinced by the high quality of visitors yummex Middle East (ME) has once again impressively demonstrated its position in the top three of the world's most important trade fairs for sweets and snacks. It is the most important international event of the industry for the growth markets ...


    By Koelnmesse

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