Graco debuts tank monitoring system

U.S.-based Graco Inc. has launched the Pulse Level Tank Monitoring system to optimize deliveries, margins and customer service. The system allows users to track tank levels, capture and apply data, and allocate inventory quickly, accurately and confidently. “Tank monitoring is not a new technology, but Graco now offers the most cost-effective long-term solution on the market,” said Tyler Salminen, product…

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Rio Tinto, BlueScope explore low-carbon steelmaking

Rio Tinto and steelmaker BlueScope have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to research and design low-emissions processes for the steel value chain, including iron ore processing. The companies will prioritise studying the use of green hydrogen instead of coking coal at BlueScope’s Port Kembla Steelworks in New South Wales to directly reduce Pilbara iron ores into a product that…

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Lithium Americas makes US$400M bid for Millennial Lithium

Lithium Americas has entered a bidding war for Argentina-focused Millennial Lithium with a US$400 million stock-and-cash offer. The bid comes a month after China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd. (CATL) agreed to purchase Millennial for C$377 million (US$303.8 million). “In proximity to Caucharí-Olaroz, Millennial’s 100%-owned Pastos Grandes lithium brine project represents an attractive regional growth opportunity for Lithium Americas,” said…

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Metso Outotec delivers for Ukraine facility

Metso Outotec recently confirmed it delivered an order of 22 mill discharge pumps for customers Engineering Dobersek and Severniy Mining and Processing (SevGOK) to the latter’s process waste thickening plant in Ukraine. The new group of high-capacity pumps include 10 large high-capacity MDM700s which together are capable of handling a total volume of 117,500 m3 of waste sludge per hour.…

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