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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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Global Industries awarded Mexican pipeline project

Global Offshore Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V. has been selected by PEMEX Exploration and Production to update two large-diameter pipeline systems this month in Mexico's Bay of Campeche for a total contract value of approximately USD 40 million.

Foster Wheeler wins Russian contract

Foster Wheeler Corporation has announced that its French subsidiary, Foster Wheeler France, has won a contract by the Nizhnekamsk Refinery JSC to serve as project management consultant for Phase A, the first phase of a 10-year deep conversion complex (modernisation project) at the refinery.

IdaTech sells fuel cell system for field tests

IdaTech has announced the delivery and successful testing of a 3kw fuel cell system for the Research and Development Division of Electricite de France (EDF).

CorrOcean acquires HMC-Corlab bv

CorrOcean ASA has reached an agreement to acquire HMC-Corlab bv with retrospectrive legislation on the 1st of January 2001.

New natural gas pipeline to California

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. and Calpine Corporation plan to jointly develop the Sonoran Pipeline, subject to a successful open season and all other approvals.

400 amp multi-function weld power supply

Arc Machines introduces the Arc Machines Model 415, a versatile welding automation control and power supply system.

New York gas storage project

The joint venture between Pipeline Power Partners and SNC-Lavalin Corporation has signed a contract with Central New York Oil and Gas Company to provide engineering, procurement and construction services in the commissioning of a natural gas storage compression facility and associated gas processing equipment for the Stagecoach Gas Storage Project in Tioga County, New York.

Peaker electric plant in Chicago

Exelon and Peoples Energy have announced they will jointly develop and operate a 350mw, natural gas-fired "peaker" electric plant on Chicago's SE side.

Duke to investigate energy system

Duke Energy is studying construction of an interstate pipeline that would originate in the greater Mobile Bay area and traverse the southern portion of both states.

Kvaerner to build plant in Pennsylvania

Kvaerner has won a USD 120 million contract from Calpine Corporation to build a 563mw natural-gas, combined-cycle merchant power plant in Pennsylvania, USA.