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float glass

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(General Engineering) a type of flat polished transparent glass made by allowing the molten glass to harden as it floats on liquid of higher density
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The measure is too much considering that just two years ago, the definitive anti-dumping duties were imposed on importation of clear float glass and bronze float glass from China for a period of five years.
The Tariff Commission (TC) is launching its formal investigation on whether to apply a long-term safeguard measure on float glass following the government's decision to impose a provisional duty of over P2,500 per metric ton (MT) on such imports.
In May 2019, the Company completed its previously announced strategic joint venture with Saint-Gobain, through the purchase of a minority ownership interest in Vidrio Andino, a Colombia-based float glass manufacturing subsidiary of Saint-Gobain with annualized sales of approximately $100 million.
The Philippines has notified the WTO that it initiated on 19 February 2019 a safeguard investigation on clear and tinted float glass.
Emirates Float Glass (EFG), a subsidiary of Dubai Investments, has achieved a major safety milestone clocking one million man-hours without loss time injury for the second time in its history.
Emirates Float Glass, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments and a state-of-the-art integrated float glass facility in the UAE, showcased its cutting edge technologies, capabilities and offerings at the 25th edition of Glasstec International Trade Fair and Conference in Dusseldorf, Germany.
The project will utilise natural resources in Pakistan and use latest technology to convert into glassware, float glass and other kinds of glass products.
The company, which produces a type of flat glass called float glass, has seen its market share in the country fall in the past three years, said executive vice president Nonito Galpa.
Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Emirates Float Glass [EFG] has accomplished a unique recognition by achieving one million man-hours without Loss Time Injury [LTI] for the second time in its history.
Dubai Investments, the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Emirates Float Glass [EFG] has accomplished a unique recognition by achieving one million man-hours without Loss Time Injury [LTI] for the second time in its history.
Groot Glass is starting out initially with the construction and commissioning of two different glass manufacturing factories; Groot Container Glass and Groot Float Glass Factories.