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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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ISSF: 2021 edition of Stainless Steel in Figures available

The reference guide for statistics on stainless steel is the brochure Stainless Steel in Figures which has a range of statistics about the world stainless steel industry.

Skanska selects BUMAX to supply fasteners for Slussen

BUMAX has been chosen to supply high-strength and corrosion-resistant fasteners to global construction giant Skanska for the high-profile Slussen infrastructure project in Stockholm, Sweden.

Sydney cyclist bridge

Duplex stainless steel forms an integral part in creating one of Sydney’s most exciting new structures. Located in Macquarie Park, the cyclist bridge provides visual flair, safe accessibility, and excitement to the area.

Posco wins bronze for laser welded tubes

Posco won a bronze prize in the annual ISSF Awards for its laser welded duplex stainless (329J4L) tube for gas gas heaters.

Gastech 2021

Gastech is a global platform that convenes industry leaders annually in their shared mandate towards a zero-carbon economy.

Kanthal announces price increase to its customers

Kanthal announced that it has notified customers globally of a price increase, effective June 7, 2021. The increase is a result of higher costs related to raw material, logistics and personnel and will vary by products and regions in the range of 4% to 10%.

HFT®’s QuickPurge® for large diameter pipe purging

Weld Purging Experts Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®’s innovative QuickPurge® Systems, which are manufactured up to 88″ (2,235mm), dramatically reduces the space that needs to be purged, thereby reducing purging time dramatically, making huge savings in both time and gas costs.

Leon Topalian elected as Chairman of AISI

Nucor Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Leon Topalian was elected to serve a two-year term as chairman of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Board of Directors.

Innovative cooling system release at Nucore Group

Nucore Group has recently completed an innovative cooling system prioritizing low load starting current, designed for continuous and ad-hoc use on limited capacity power sources.

Topsoe and Preem achieve 85% of renewable feedstock

Together, Topsoe and Preem have concluded the revamp of Preem’s Gothenburg refinery, which is part of Preem’s endeavors to reduce Sweden’s total carbon emissions by 20%.