Iron: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

CSIR-CMERI transfers technology of community level Water Purification

On October 8, 2020, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research transferred “High Flow Rate Fluoride and Iron removal” technology to a Howrah based private firm. The technology is used for community level water purification. Highlights The water purification system has flow rate capacity of 10,000 litres per hour. It uses commonly available raw materials ..

‘Purvodaya’ will be launched on 11th January 2020

The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday, 11th January 2020 will launch ‘Purvodaya’ which is in line with the vision of Prime Minister of India for focused development of Eastern States of India. The launch event will take place at The Oberoi Grand hotel in Kolkata. Purvodaya is ..

The first iron ore mine of Bangladesh discovered in Dinajpur

For the first time in Bangladesh, iron ore mine has been discovered at Isabpur village in Dinajpur. According to the Geological Survey of Bangladesh, a 400-foot thick iron layer was found 1,750 feet beneath the surface stretched over an area of 6-10 square kilometre. The percentage of iron in the mine was 65 which indicate ..

China becomes world’s largest steel producer in 2017

China has remained the world’s largest steel producer in 2017 by producing 831.7 million tonnes (MT), according to a latest report published by World Steel Association (WSA). Japan has acquired 2nd position while India overtook the US to become the world’s 3rd largest steel producer. India’s crude steel production grew by 6.2% to 101.4 MT ..

Odisha to host 7th Asia Steel International Conference (ASIC-2018)

The 7th Asia Steel International Conference (ASIC-2018) will be held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from February 6 to 9.The announcement was made by Tata Steel, in association with the Indian Institute of Metals. The conference is held every three years and provides a platform for exchange of knowledge on various aspects of the global steel industry. ..