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EUROPEAN COMMISSION CONSIDERS ADDING ZIRCONIUM TO EU CRITICAL RAW MATERIAL LIST



THE EUROPEAN Commission will next year (2020) consider whether to add zirconium to the European Union (EU) critical raw material list, with the aim of encouraging production and recycling of a mineral so resistant to corrosion, it is widely used in the nuclear industry.…

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION MAY ADD CADMIUM TO EU CRITICAL RAW MATERIAL LIST



THE EUROPEAN Commission will early next year (2020) consider whether to add cadmium to the European Union (EU) critical raw material list, with the aim of encouraging production and recycling of this mineral that widely used in batteries, potentially helping the EU economy away from fossil fuels.…

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ECB REVOKES AUSTRIAN BANK LICENCE OVER MONEY LAUNDERING



Money laundering and due diligence failings led the European Central Bank (ECB) to revoke the licence of one of Austria’s oldest financial institutions with immediate effect last week (on November 15). The Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA – Finanzmarktaufsicht Österreich), which had recommended the move to the ECB, announced that the European Union (EU) institution had revoked the licence of Anglo Austrian AAB Bank AG, which was known as Bank Meinl until June. …

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VIETNAM’S CAR IMPORTS SURGE AS THAILAND, INDONESIA-BASED MANUFACTURING FINALLY COPES WITH RED TAPE – INDICATING MAJOR POTENTIAL AS FUTURE MARKET



A sharp increase in imports of cars into Vietnam has underlined how this south-east Asian country of 96 million people, could become a major auto market, especially as Vietnamese drivers move from motorcycles to cars.

At present, the motorcycle is king in Vietnam.…

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ISRAELI COMPANIES AND DESIGNERS INNOVATE IN CREATING NEW 3D PRINTING TEXTILE SYSTEMS



ON the back of Israel’s innovation-embedded work culture, the Middle East country is making headway in the 3D-printed garment sector. The country is the joint-headquarters of 3D-printer manufacturer Stratasys, which has a key base in Rehovot, south of Tel Aviv. Stratasys offers a wide range of 3D printers – https://www.stratasys.com/3d-printers…

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THE GLOBAL SMART COATINGS SECTOR BECOMES EVER MORE INNOVATIVE AS IT TARGETS MARKET NICHES



THE GLOBAL smart coatings sector is expected to record a year-on-year average annual gain in revenue of 31.5% over the next five years, with the market projected to reach USD11.68 billion by 2024 – compared to USD 885.5 million in 2015.…

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GERMAN COMPANY MAKES FIBRE FROM ICELANDIC SEAWEED IMPARTING HEALTH BENEFITS



A GERMAN fibre company is seeking to demonstrate how the cleansing and nourishing properties of seaweed can protect the skin of people wearing garments made from fibres embedded with this abundant ocean resource.

Sustainably-produced wellness fibres produced by Rudolstadt, Thuringia-based smartfiber AG have powdered organic seaweed mixed in during the production phase, helping the company create soft fabrics used in the manufacture of underwear and loungewear, baby and children’s clothes, footwear, home textiles, bedding, sport and lifestyle clothing ranges.…

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ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS AND PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING BOOSTS GEOTEXTILE SALES



WITH environmental concerns increasingly important worldwide as a key plank of sustainable development, the role that effective geo-textiles can play in ensuring infrastructure performs effectively in the longer term is underpinning demand for these products.

In June 2017, Global Market Insights released a report on geotextile market size by material, application, region, price, market share and forecasts for 2017–2024, which stated that “positive application outlook in construction, agriculture, erosion control, and drainage should drive geotextile market size” globally.…

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BIOHACKING AND IMPLANT TECHNOLOGIES



Are biohacking and new implanted technologies the new frontier in cyber fraud? That was the question addressed at an event organised by the Fraud Advisory Panel, an independent cross-border organisation that fights fraud, on October 18th, at the Chartered Accountants Hall in London’s Moorgate.…

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GROWING DEMAND FOR ECO-FRIENDLY TURKISH TEXTILES



TURKISH fabric producer Söktaş is significantly expanding its range of sustainable textiles as it looks to meet growing demand for fabrics with eco attributes.

The company – which had expanded its premium shirting fabrics range to fabrics for jackets and trousers – has now introduced organic cotton fabrics into its stock-supported ranges.…

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