Elkem Coronavirus Status
Elkem/NO takes the coronavirus outbreak seriously and is implementing stringent measures to reduce risk as follows:
WRA Presidency: Stefan Borgas Handed over to Carol Jackson
Carol Jackson, Chairman and CEO of HarbisonWalker International (HWI), has been elected as the incoming President of the World Refractory Association (WRA).
Carol Jackson started her two-year term in January 2020, succeeding Stefan Borgas, CEO RHI Magnesita, who has led the organization since January 2018.
8th International Symposium on Refractories – ISR 2020
The 8th International Symposium on Refractories – ISR 2020, co-sponsored by the Chinese Ceramic Society (CCS) and the Chinese Society for Metals (CSM), will be held on 16–18.10.2020 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, co-organized by CCS’s Refractories Branch and Wuhan University of Science and Technology.
GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS, NEWCAST 2023
The global industry’s wait is over: the next date for GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST has been set. The international leading trade fairs for metallurgy and foundry technology will be opened to an expert audience in Dusseldorf from 12–16 June 2023.
glasstec Conference 2020
Experts see five essential, global challenges for the future. Dealing with these challenges is also crucial for further development in the areas of glass production, glass processing and finishing, and glass products and applications.
MAGNA is one of the world’s leading companies as a vertically integrated producer of magnesium oxide (MgO) based solutions and materials for the steel industry, agriculture and environmental sectors. The company is headquartered in Spain and has 275 employees.
In January 2020, Refratechnik Holding GmbH/DE entered a purchase agreement with SIBELCO Group to take over 100 % of QMAG Ltd.
China remains the largest producer of refractories, and is expected to account for more than two thirds of a global output of 37,3 Mt in 2019.
Continuously from 1850, PCO Z˙arów designs, produces and supplies refractory solutions that enable to burn, melt, mould or heat safely, allowing its clients to keep the heat under control.