ferrous ferrous  /ˈfɛ rəs/


  • (adj) of or relating to or containing iron


  1. He will open a non-ferrous metal conference at Reno on Sept.
  2. The Yugoslavs will exchange timber, corn and non-ferrous metals for British machinery, wool, chemicals and rubber products.
  3. With 95% of the country's non-ferrous metal mining production shut down, the union appealed to President Truman to seize the industry.


  1. Vale Sees China Slowdown Blunted by Brazil Currency Depreciation

    The real, the worst-performing emerging-market currency in the past three months, probably will weaken to about 2.40 from 2.15 per U.S. dollar, bolstering Brazil’s competitiveness, said Jose Carlos Martins, Vale’s executive director for ferrous and strategy.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Industrial Granulator processes 10 tons per hour.

    Equipped with 300 or 400 hp drive motor and 80 in. cutting chamber, Saturn Grizzly® Super80 handles variety of recycling materials, including tires, non-ferrous metal, biomass, plastics, and e-scrap recycling. System's 34 in. diameter one-piece forged rotor is supported by double-row spherical roller bearings and housing is lined with replaceable wear-plates. Available with screen sizes from ½ ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Research and Markets: China Ferrous Metal Mining Industry 2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "China Ferrous Metal Mining Industry, 2013" report to their
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "Acute shortage puts water in the category of key resources like oil and natural gas, ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. I presume that after five years, maximum 10 years the export of water could become a reality for Russia. Our country has enough...
    on Nov 24, 2009 By: Boris Gryzlov Source: Press Trust of India

  2. "Suffolk has accumulated and is storing vast amounts of old and abandoned personal property at the BOMARC facility in Westhampton, much of it consisting of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal," states the Lindsay bill passed by the legislature...
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: William Lindsay Source: 27east.com

  3. "Central Asian countries have huge resources -- hydroelectricity, coal and ferrous metals, as well as transportation and communication networks," Akaev said. "We have great opportunities to participate in joint projects in Afghanistan in many...
    on May 12, 2004 By: Askar Akayev Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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