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Our dedicated news department gathers news and press releases from around the world to bring our community the latest developments in the stainless steel industry. Here you can find news involving the people and companies involved in the manufacturer, supply and use of corrosion resistant alloys (CRAs).
Topics such as tubes & pipes, cladding, offshore, chemical process industry, welding & fabrication, 13Cr stainless steels, titanium, nickel alloys, pulp & paper and duplex stainless steels are covered as well as interviews with materials specialists, manufacturer and end users alike.
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Fluke expands its Thermalert 4.0 pyrometer series

Fluke Process Instruments expands its Thermalert 4.0 pyrometer series, adding intrinsically safe models and HART protocol as an additional interface option. The rugged, intelligent and compact infrared temperature sensors in an IP65-rated stainless-steel housing are easy to connect via 2-wire installation.

Mechtop upgrades with two tower storage systems

Mechtop needs a high degree of flexibility in its day-to-day manufacturing operations, so it has upgraded its materials logistics by installing two tower storage systems from Kasto, as well as a bandsaw from the same manufacturer.

ESAB launches SquareCut Technology

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has launched SquareCut Technology to further improve the productivity of automated plasma cutting operations.

John Maddison as Programme Director for ISH

Jacobs has seconded John Maddison as Programme Director for the Industrial Solutions Hub (ISH), a new initiative which aims to tap the economic potential of companies supplying the Sellafield nuclear site in the U.K.

Global E&C appoints Derek Thomson as Director of Projects

Global Engineering and Construction (Global E&C) has appointed Derek Thomson as its new Director of Projects to support the strategic growth plans of the company.

Bechtel to provide FEED services for CCGT power plant

Delta Offshore Energy (DOE) has awarded Bechtel a contract to provide Front End Engineering Design (FEED) services for a new 3,200 MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant in the Bac Lieu province.

HBE series of band saws for cast iron construction

Behringer’s HBE series of band saws features rigid, fully enclosed machines with solid iron bow-frame construction. The cast iron is employed to dampen vibrations, contributing significantly to both the cut quality and the blade life of the saw.

Petrofac secures a contract from Neptune Energy

Petrofac has been awarded a three-year contract extension from Neptune Energy valued in the region of USD 14M.

WZR installs sinter furnace for metal AM

WZR Ceramic Solutions, Rheinbach, Germany, has installed a Carbolite Gero metal sintering furnace to advance its sintering programme.

Rio Tinto signs an MOU with POSCO

Rio Tinto and POSCO have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly explore, develop and demonstrate technologies to transition to a low-carbon emission steel value chain.