Tag: Metal


Will Africa’s metals boom suffer the same curse as oil?

October 25, 2022


Mechanical diggers are hard at work in the bleak landscape of the Moanda open-cast mine in Gabon, using giant jaws to rip out manganese and then dump the ore into trucks with a crash. “We’re lucky here in Moanda. We […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

How Will Labor Shortages Impact Metal Fabrication in 2022?

March 7, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Today’s society faces skills shortages in many essential areas, and metal fabrication is one of them. The reasons are not easy to pinpoint. One issue is that many experienced workers are close to retirement age, and there are not enough […]

Design & Planning, Process

Massachusetts Metalcaster Established Over a Century Ago Leaps Forward with 3D Mold Printing

September 15, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

DW Clark is a multi-alloy metal casting company originally founded in 1902. Through years of steady growth the company today boasts two large sites in Massachusetts, USA. DW Clark provides high quality sand and centrifugal castings and associated services across […]

Process, Production

Global Sheet Metal Fabrication Services Industry

September 10, 2020

Via: PR Newswire

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Sheet Metal Fabrication Services estimated at US$3.8 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$4.3 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 2% over the […]

Process, Production

Way Lubrication Reduces Metal-to-Metal Wear

December 26, 2017

Via: MFRTech

Milacron’s Cimcool brand has released a series of Milpro process oils for slideway, hydraulic and gear oil applications, which have been successfully tested for compatibility with metalworking fluids. Milpro way oils are lubricating oils designed to reduce friction and “stick-slip” […]