Featured Story

Our Featured Story archive is a collection of the Featured Story’s which have been published in our magazine and taken pride of place as the ‘unique feature article’ on our Stainless Steel World home page. In addition to industry updates, market news and topical issues of the day the Feature Story provides an interesting mix of company profiles, in-depth technical articles, reports from major end users and features projects in a variety of industries ranging from oil & gas, chemical and petrochemical to the architecture, power generation, medical and food and beverage industries.

Award-winning bridge

Karlee Williston (MolyReview) talks about the Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge, which was created using 2205 and 2507 Duplex Steel
The ET measures gravitational waves by constantly monitoring the length of its three detector corridors. Image Einstein Telescope.

Einstein Telescope project

The Einstein Gravitational Wave Observatory uses BUMAX 88 stainless steel fasteners for their cold resistance and anti-galling properties

Aspiring to the condition of sculpture: recent stainless steel trends in architecture and construction

James Chater gives an overview of the use of stainless steels and titanium in architecture, construction and art.

Krogman Metals – Dutch supplier connects the world with stainless steel

Stainless Steel World recently interviewed mr Furkan Beltek, CEO of Krogman Metals, who shared his company's vision.

Full speed ahead: Nickel in India’s rapidly expanding rail networks

Nickel-containing steels play a vital role in the future of India's rapidly growing railway- and metro sector.
The world nickel market in 2023 and 2024 – two years with surpluses

The world nickel market in 2023 and 2024 – two years with surpluses

Ricardo Ferreira (INSG) talks about the world nickel market in 2023 and 2024: Production, usage, prices and stocks.
San Diego’s Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge, opened in 2011. Photo: Jeffrey Beall - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=13268076

Spanning the decades: how stainless steel became the material of choice for modern bridges

James Chater talks about how stainless steels became the material of choice for bridges, and the (dis)advantages of several grades
Cost saving super duplex

Cost-saving super duplex

IMOA shows why 2507 Super Duplex stainless steel was chosen as the best option to replace a sintering facility exhaust stack

BUTTING creates new Plant Construction division

Stainless Steel World talked to BUTTING's Mr Marcel Bartels, and his appointment as CEO of the Plant Construction division.
The pool reactor from the KIMA fertilizer plant in Aswan, Egypt. The plant was designed based on Stamicarbon’s technology. Photo provided by Stamicarbon.

Dynamic duplex materials: strong and sustainable

Duplex Stainless Steels are becoming more and more indispensible in water management and architecture projects, and 3D printing and WAAM