MILAN — Luxury carmaker Maserati says that its highly successful four-door Ghibli sedan will be the first of its models produced with a hybrid powertrain.The carmaker owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Thursday production and electrification roll-outs as part of plans announced last year to invest 5 billion euros in Italian production from 2019-2021.The hybrid Ghibli will begin production next year in Turin. Maserati also confirmed plans for a new sports car and utility vehicle, to be produced in Modena in northern Italy and Cassino, south of Rome, respectively.Maserati said it is “reinforcing the importance of Italy” as its centre of production. Investments of 800 million euros are earmarked for Cassino, where a new production line is set to open next year, and in Turin.The Associated Press
DCD-Dorbyl Heavy Engineering of Vereeniging in South Africa, a specialist manufacturer of engineered products for tailor-made application in the materials-handling, metallurgical and petrochemical industries, has received an order from Metso Australia for a 32 x 20 ft SAG and two 22 x 40 ft ball mill shells.The mills are destined for Xstrata’s Mount Isa mine in Queensland, Australia, and form part of a €20-million order to supply grinding, crushing and screening equipment. Both the SAG mill and ball mills will have a dual drive (2 x 5,750 kW), while the order also includes a cone crusher and a discharge vibrating screen, complemented by installation services and spare parts.The equipment is intended as part of the Zinc-Lead Concentrator Revamp Project. This will boost mineral ore throughput and increase the reliability of the grinding circuit.