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Expert opinion verifies revolutionary new steel making process for Astra Mining

Astra Mining, an Australian diversified mining company, has received an independent expert opinion from Hungary’s University of Miskolc confirming the potential of its revolutionary new steel manufacturing process. The end product, T-Steel, is significantly stronger than regular steel and provides vast production, operational and environmental benefits.

West Africa opens its doors to Fordia

Canadian manufacturer Fordia is strengthening its presence on the African continent with the inauguration of its first office in Ghana as a hub to handle its West African operations, covering nine countries, namely: Mali, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Guinea and Ghana. Read the full press release

Donaldson Torit launches new PowerCore VH Series Dust Collector

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 17, 2011 –Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI), a leading, worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems is pleased to announce a new family of Torit® brand PowerCore® dust collectors - the new VH Series - designed to meet the specific requirements of applications with abrasive dust in the metalworking and mining markets. The company launched the newest dust collector series on May 16th.

Metso continues investing in valve production and services now in the US

Metso announces the investment to expand its North American facilities located in Shrewsbury Massachusetts, USA for the valve operations. This investment is in line with the previous years' investment decisions to develop Metso's valve services globally. After the Shrewsbury expansion has been completed, Metso has new state-of-the art facilities and equipment near to each significant market areas.

Metso and Fortum’s joint development work on oxyfuel combustion technology makes headway

In a joint R&D project, Metso and Fortum have developed oxyfuel combustion technology that aims to reduce the CO2 emissions of power plants. In 2010, Metso's 4-MW test plant in Tampere, Finland, was modified for oxyfuel combustion, resulting in the biggest known oxyfuel combustion process based on circulating fluidized bed technology in the world. C