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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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TECHNIP wins gas award for Azerbaijan

TECHNIP has won from BP the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for the Shah Deniz offshore production and drilling facilities, located some 80km offshore in the Caspian Sea.

Rolled Alloys in pact with Krupp VDM

Rolled Alloys has entered into an agreement with Krupp VDM to become its exclusive distributor for a new proprietary heat resistant alloy, named RA602CA.

Corrosion Materials forms new division

Corrosion Materials (Louisiana, USA) has formed a Titanium Alloys Division to market all grades of titanium in all product forms.

Portable fuel cell generator

Hydrogenics Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell systems, has announced the successful contract award by the Department of National Defence Canada (DND) to develop a portable power generator, for delivery in the third quarter of 2001.

Alloy integrated fluid system solution

A challenge posed by the oil and gas industry and an ambitious product development relationship between Sandvik Steel AB and Swagelok Company has led to a new SAF 2507 alloy integrated fluid system solution that performs in highly corrosive, chloride-containing environments, such as oil and gas exploration and production activities.

Fina Antwerp Olefins ethylene expansion

M.W. Kellogg Ltd (MWKL), affiliate company of Kellogg Brown & Root (owned by Halliburton), has won the EPC contract for the Fina Antwerp Olefins (FAO) NC2 ethylene expansion and upgrading project following a competitive bidding process.

Largest cracker for NE China

China is building its largest heavy oil catalyst cracker, which will have an annual capacity of 3.5 million tons, in Dalian City of Liaoning Province.

Two new CD-Roms from EPMA

The European Powder Metallurgy Association has released the ninth edition of its International Powder Metallurgy Directory in CD format, and Powder Metallurgy: Materials, Processes and Applications, a comprehensive guide to powder metallurgy, on CD-Rom.

Canadian co-generation

Canada's PanCanadian Petroleum Ltd has said that its Energy Services division intends to build a co-generation natural gas fired 85mw power plant in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.

Special Metals and Rath in joint partnership

Special Metals Corporation and Rath Manufacturing Company Inc have announced a distribution partnership for the supply of welded tube in Europe.