rss  atom

Nonferrous metals

11, 01. 2004
Oil and Copper
Nippon Mining Holding
Petroleum, nonferrous metals and electronic materials are company's core business. Japan Energy and Nippon Mining & Metals formed this holding company in 2002.
Mitsui Mining & Smelting
One of the major nonferrous metal manufacturer, mainly copper smelting. The company is concentrating on electric materials, such as TAB (tape automated bonding) tape and copper foils.
Sumitomo Metal Mining
The company leads in overseas mining, and major comprehensive smelter of copper, nickel and gold.
Dowa Mining
Smelting, metal processing, electric/electronic materials environmental recycling business are company's core business.
Mitsubishi Materials
The largest nonferrous metal smelter in Japan. The company agreed with Hokkai Can to combine aluminum cans business in October, 2005.
Nippon Light Metal
The firm is the only aluminum manufacturer operating aluminum melting plant in Japan.
Furukawa-Sky Aluminum
Through the merger of SKY Aluminum and Furukawa Electric in 2003, the accompany is in a leading position in aluminum industry. It made initial public offering in 2005.
Showa Denko
Major comprehensive chemical firm. Recovering its financial condition and revenue through drastic business restructure.
Civil engineering machinery and copper smelting are core business.
The competent authorities
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
The industry conducts research and releases data of both iron and nonferrous metals.
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
A variety of labor statistics or governmental reports related to the industry are available on the website.
Ministry of the Environment
Statistics of nonferrous metals industry in terms of environmental issues.
Nonferrous metals industry organization
Japan Copper Center
To promote and develop copper, the center conducts research and survey as well as publishes PR magazine.

Recent Stories in this category