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  • Poor weather hinders S Korea ferry rescue
    April 17, 2014 12:10:00 PM

    Poor weather has been hindering efforts to find passengers and crew who remain missing after a ferry capsized in South Korea yesterday.
  • ClassNK approves Kobe Steel's welding consumable
    April 17, 2014 10:57:00 AM

    Japanese classification society ClassNK announced today that it has granted type approval for the new MX-200F welding consumable that was developed by Kobe Steel Co Ltd (KOBELCO).
  • Fortescue iron ore exports up 59%
    April 17, 2014 10:18:00 AM

    Fortescue Metals Group’s iron ore exports for the March quarter rose 15% from the December quarter and 59% year-on-year, the Australian miner announced yesterday.
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