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  • adj. Alternative form of nonferrous.

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Examples

  • The logistics federation's report said that industries with growing manufacturing activity in October included non-ferrous metals, printing, metal products and paper making, the federation said.

    China Manufacturing Gains Speed In October

  • Metals led losses on the back of sharp price falls in non-ferrous metals.

    India Shares Shrug Off Factory Data

  • Assigned Air Force Logistics Command (Special projects, non-ferrous alloys);

    Heroes or Villains?

  • An estimated 80% of the world's trade in non-ferrous metals flows through its systems each day, though the Shanghai Futures Exchange has been expanding fast with its rival zinc, copper and steel contracts.

    London Metal Exchange Courted By Potential Suitors

  • It offers futures trading across segments such as bullion, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, energy and a number of agriculture commodities.

    India Regulator Approves MCX's IPO Prospectus

  • Among specific areas for machinery orders, the Cabinet Office said that orders from manufacturers fell 1.9% on-month, the first decline in three months, as makers of steel, non-ferrous metal and information-communication equipment slashed their orders.

    Japan Machinery Orders Up

  • Chinese steel makers came under selling pressure after the Ministry of Finance said Tuesday it would scrap an export tax rebate on a variety of commodities, including steel and non-ferrous goods.

    Asian Resource Stocks Lead Declines

  • "Most of the changes in the policy are welcome, but the provision to share 26% of profit after tax will prove an impediment in getting fresh investments in the mining sector, especially for non-ferrous minerals in which India has a huge potential," said Sidharth Rungta, president of the Federation of Indian Mineral Industries.

    India Panel OKs New Mining Law

  • Among other threats to the environment are: use of agricultural fertilizers and detergents by the local population; timber cutting, especially in the Lake Teletskoe watershed; cedar nut cone gathering, air pollution from the local mining industry and non-ferrous metal works in the eastern part of Kazakhstan.

    Golden Mountains of Altai, Russian Federation

  • Important sources of mercury emissions include electric power plants and general heating plants burning coal and oil, primary and secondary non-ferrous metal smelters, iron and steel production plants, cement plants, and municipal/hospital waste incinerators.

    Mercury in the Great Lakes

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