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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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Jacobs wins hydrogen project

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has won a contract from Koch Petroleum Group for project and construction management services of Koch's grassroots No. 3 Hydrogen Plant.

New Caledonian nickel-cobalt project

Inco Ltd has announced that its 85% owned subsidiary, Compagnie des Mines de Xere (CMX), has reached an agreement in principle for a joint venture formed by Bechtel Overseas Corporation of the USA and Technip France SA of France to act as the prime contractor for construction of the Goro nickel-cobalt project in the French Overseas Territory of New Caledonia.

Lincoln’s new Power MIG 300 welding unit

The new Power MIG 300 from the Lincoln Electric Company offers a wide range of synergic multi-process capabilities in one machine including GMAW, GMAW-Pulse, FCAW, Stick and TouchStart TIG.

Kvaerner to manage power project in Brazil

Kvaerner PLC has won a USD 40 million engineering, procurement, and construction management contract for the installation of cycle gas turbines at a power plant, located near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

J&L Specialty commissions NOx removal system

J&L Specialty Steel has successfully commissioned a new NOx control system. The low temperature oxidation NOx control system – BOC's LoTOx™ NOx removal system — has already helped J&L surpass projected performance targets for NOx removal from their stainless steel pickling operation.

Hydraulic swaging unit

Swagelok® Co. offers an air-actuated hydraulic swaging unit for swaging multiple fractional and metric tube-fitting sizes. Designed to reduce make-up torque and installation time, the unit features interchangeable, corrosion-resistant, stainless steel tooling.

Heavy duty pipe bevelling machine PDM 24

George Fischer +GF+ Pipe Tools division in Singen, Germany has produced a new generation of heavy duty pipe bevelling machines.

MTA Exhibition

MTA 2001, the largest international Machine Tool and Metalworking exhibition in SE Asia, was held in Singapore from 22–26 May 2001 and attracted more than 17,700 trade visitors over the five days of the show.

Soya processor to invest in Mato Grosso

The Brazilian soya processor, ABC Inco, will invest R$ 95 million in a new processing plant and wharehouses in the region of Rondonopolis in the state of Mato Grosso.

UK natural gas development gets go-ahead

The new UK Energy Minister Brian Wilson has given the go-ahead to the GBP 200 million development of five natural gas discoveries in the North Sea.