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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.

Full steam ahead for world’s largest LNG liquefaction project

The first quarter of 2021 saw the start of construction for the massive North Field East Project (NFE) in Qatar. The largest LNG liquefaction project in the world is due to start production in 2025.

Upstream oil and gas: where next?

There is good news and bad news in the oil and gas patch. The bad news is that oil and gas companies face multiple uncertainties due to Covid, the ecological crisis and the need to transition toa zero-carbon future.

Linear friction welding for TOD Project

In November, TWI announced the start of the production of complex aerospace parts through linear friction welding.

Cool repair: Laser metal deposition repair to duplex pump

Keeping important assets operational is essential in the oil and gas sector, so preventative maintenance plays an important role.

Innovation & creativity drive ahead success at Rolf Kind

Since its foundation in 1969, the family-run company Rolf Kind GmbH has pushed the boundaries of conventional forging technology.

Ferritics the material of choice for car exhaust systems

An effective exhaust system reduces emissions and increases fuel economy by removing exhaust gases from the controlled combustion inside an engine.

Recycling – the pillar of stainless steel production

In its recent report, Fact.MR assessed that the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of stainless steel production continued at 5.3% between 1980-2020.

Where is renewable energy heading?

At the end of last year, an event occurred that is probably more important for renewable energy than various recent technological advances

Nippon Yakin Kogyo: from strength to strength with high-performance alloys

For almost a century, Nippon Yakin Kogyo (Nippon Yakin) has produced stainless steel and high-end nickel alloys.

Stainless in ABC: the examples multiply

Despite the recent disruption to the world economy caused by Covid-19, many governments have ambitious plans to boost infrastructure spending as economies grow and concerns about global warming stimulate interest in “smart” cities.