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Ford To Manufacture Batteries For Its Future Electric Vehicles
Ford and SK Innovation have signed a MoU to create a joint venture, to be called BlueOvalSK, to produce approximately 60 GWh annually in traction battery cells and array modules, starting mid-decade, with the potential to expand.
Modern technology has revolutionized aluminium forging
More than 150 years ago, Danish chemist Hans-Christian first successfully extracted aluminium from ore. At the time, the intricacies of the extraction process made aluminium a truly precious commodity.
Italian machine tool industry registers significant growth
During the first quarter of 2021, demand for Italian machine tools grew again. The UCIMU index processed by the Economic Studies Department & Business Culture of the Association showed a 48.6 % upturn in the first three months of the year compared with the same period of 2020.
Industry 4.0 - Concept of Manufacturing
Industry 4.0 refers to the concept of manufacturing where machines are augmented with wired or wireless connectivity and sensors, connected to a system that has capability to visualise the entire production line and make decisions.
Bharat Forge to set up new factory for defence business
Bharat Forge is looking to acquire 175 acres in an industrial park near Pune for Rs 240 crore which will house new factories for its defence and electric mobility business divisions.
Bharat Forge identifies two new growth drivers
Pune-based forging giant Bharat Forge has charted a course involving two new growth drivers over the next five years, involving electric vehicles (EV) and light-weighting technologies for automobiles.
Bharat Forge acquires Nouveau for Sanghvi Forgings acquisition
Forging company Bharat Forge (BFL) announced the acquisition of 100% stake in Nouveau Power & Infrastructure, a group company 100% owned by promoters of BFL.
Fully automatic closed-die forging line from SMS
Chinese automotive supplier Ningbo Xusheng Auto Technology Co., Ltd. has issued the Final Acceptance Certificate to SMS group for the new, fully automatic closed-die forging line installed at the company’s Ningbo location in the Chinese province of Zhejiang.
16 000 ton press presented for the first time
Schuler and its affiliate Farina have demonstrated the world’s largest mechanical forging line to an international group of 60 forging experts. A live video stream transmitted from the production site in Suello close to Milano showed the impressive features of the 16 000 ton press with a stroke of 600 mm in action. It will be delivered to the German company ThyssenKrupp Gerlach.
Making Steel With Solar Energy
EVRAZ North America plans construction of a long-rail mill at its Rocky Mountain Steel operation in Pueblo, Colo. This decision allows execution of an agreement for a 240-megawattsolar facility located on 1,500 acres of land at the steel mill.
CHINA CRACKDOWN ON APPLE STORE HITS HOLY BOOK APPS, AUDIBLE
Amazon’s audiobook service Audible and phone apps for reading the holy books of Islam and Christianity have disappeared from the Apple store in mainland China, the latest examples of the impact of the country’s tightened rules for internet firms.
CHINA CALLS MISSILE LAUNCH ‘ROUTINE TEST' OF NEW TECHNOLOGY
China said its launch of a new spacecraft was merely a test to see whether the vehicle could be reused.
Pakistan sees a victorious Taliban in Afghanistan to the west and a partner in China to the East. But the U.S. is at odds with both, pushing leader Imran Khan into a delicate balancing act.
America Can't Ignore Afghanistan
Exclusive: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says the Taliban can be a partner for peace, not a terrorist threat - if the U.S. stays engaged.
MICROSOFT SHUTTING DOWN LINKEDIN IN CHINA
Microsoft is shutting down its LinkedIn service in China later this year after internet rules were tightened by Beijing, the latest American tech giant to lessen its ties to the country.
CHINA SET TO SEND 3 ASTRONAUTS ON LONGEST CREWED MISSION YET
China is preparing to send three astronauts to live on its space station for six months — a new milestone for a program that has advanced rapidly in recent years.
CIA Creates Working Group on China as Threats Keep Rising
China is an especially difficult challenge for the U.S. intelligence community.
CHINA TIGHTENS POLITICAL CONTROL OF INTERNET GIANTS
The crackdown reflects Xi Jinping’s emphasis on reviving the party’s “original mission” of leading economic and social development.
MASTERING the UNIVERSE
Nuclear fusion has been a fantasy for decades. But recent breakthroughs signal the holy grail of clean energy could finally be close to reality. Who’ll get there first?
Buzkashi: Afghanistan's Traditional Sport
The history of Buzkashi dates back to ancient times, and the name of this sport means killing goats, which is taken from the hunting of mountain goats by horse heroes.