Pushing the boundaries of stainless steel fabrication
Corrosion resistance, strength, durability, low maintenance and formability are among the defining and most valued characteristics of stainless steels, but the one feature that makes this material so appealing to architects and designers is its appearance.
FLNG Prelude: the world’s biggest floating structure
Made from large amounts of stainless steels and duplex grades, and with a life expectancy of fifty years, the Prelude FLNG is the largest LNG processing plant in the world.
Introducing â3D fab+printâ?
IAEA reviews India’s nuclear regulatory framework
Senior international nuclear safety experts concluded a 12-day International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) mission to review India's regulatory framework for safety of nuclear power plants (NPPs).
3D printing –viable tool for industry?
Stainless Steel World has recently met several people keen to talk up the merits of 3D printing. What initially seemed to be a play-thing for nerds is, they say, fast becoming a practical tool for various industries.
The sky’s no longer the limit
On Wednesday, 4th June, over 150 invited guests were treated to a spectacular new product presentation by Dutch company Timesavers International.
What’s in store at StocExpo 2014?
StocExpo, taking place on 18-20 March 2014 at Ahoy, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, is set to be the biggest event of the year for Europe’s terminal operators, oil companies, traders and regulators.
Top platform at Separation Technology Symposium
By David Sear & Mark Casey Held in Cologne, Germany, on June 19 and 20, 2013, the Fourth International Separation Technology Symposium was very well received by attendees, including suppliers, equipment builders and users. The event, organised by Schmidt + Clemens, was described as a top platform by many of the managers and engineers that Stainless Steel World spoke to. They said the show was a great opportunity to see the latest developments in separation techniques, to network with peers, and also to see how new insights and materials could be of benefit to special applications. To bring you a flavour of the event, the SSW TV Team interviewed two of the organisers from Schmidt + Clemens, as well as some of the speakers and attendees. Separation Technology Symposium - review by Schmidt + Clemens' Christian Lenz Christian Lenz (Sales Director SP at Schmidt + Clemens) discusses the 4th International Separation Technology Symposium.
Braskem upbeat on tax cuts, investments
Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem will benefit by BRL 600M (USD 284M) this year, and up to BRL 900M in 2014 as a result of the government's decision to cut taxes on purchases of chemical raw materials, chief executive officer Carlos Fadigas said.
Bright Sparks at Energy Storage Summit
Forgive the pun, but the second Energy Storage Conference & Expo held in Düsseldorf, Germany on 18 and 19 March, certainly drew in top speakers and a lively audience. Curious about this emerging sector, we took our place among the 500-plus delegates.