Company News

In this section you can find updates from suppliers, manufacturers, fabricators and stockists of stainless steel material. This company news section is updated regularly with the latest company news from within the global stainless steel world community. If you wish to include your news release on our website and email newsletter, please feel free to contact the editor.

UK: Pembroke power station

Approval has been granted to RWE npower by the British energy ministry for a new 2000MW, combined-cycle gas turbine power station near Pembroke, UK.

Geothermal power joint venture

RWE npower has set up a joint venture with Daldrup & Sohne AG (D&S), a firm specializing in planning and conducting geothermal drillings, for development and construction of geothermal power stations.

Merrick as VP of Techalloy Welding Products

Central Wire Group’s (Perth, Ontario) President and CEO, Larry Smith has announced the promotion of Stan Merrick to Vice President of Techalloy Welding Products.

Saudi Arabia: refinery agreement

Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical Co. (SATORP) signed another agreement for its proposed refinery in Jubail.

Stainless steel unit delayed

ThyssenKrupp will delay the start of stainless steel production at its USD 4.5 billion Alabama plant because of economic conditions, but the move is not expected to affect carbon steel operations, which represent the lion's share of the project.

USA: compressor stations

Alliance Engineering, a subsidiary of international energy services company John Wood Group PLC, has been awarded a contract from Texas Gas Transmission LLC, a subsidiary of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP, to provide the engineering and design for the construction of two compressor stations.

Skanled gas pipe scheme a go

According to the partners in Norway’s Skanled gas pipeline project the scheme has been given the go-ahead after dropping plans for a separation plant.

Gulf of Mexico: gas discovery

Probe Resources Ltd has made a gas discovery in the Gulf of Mexico that is expected to be capable of producing 25 million to 35 million cu/ft per day of natural gas.

Refinery complex in NW China

PetroChina's branch company in Lanzhou, is planning to build a 428,000bpd capacity refinery during the period of China's Twelfth Five-Year Plan (2011-15).

USA: natural gas power plant

Basin Electric Power Cooperative of Bismarck is proceeding with plans for a 300MW combined-cycle natural gas plant.