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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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NMVOC recovery plants from Kvaerner

Kvaerner plc has received a letter of intent from Statoil and Navion for the supply of three non-methane volatice organic compounds (NMVOC) recovery plants, worth a combined total in excess of USD 17 million.

Fuel cell initiative

Nuvera Fuel Cells Inc. and RWE Plus AG will form a joint venture to develop and distribute fuel cell systems in Europe.

Quality through milling

Linsinger has met the growing requirements in the field of welding technology with the integration of strip edge milling machines in spiral- and longitudinal seam tube lines.

Rolled Alloy to supply material for furnace

Rolled Alloy’s RA353MA Alloy was selected as the material of construction for a copper brazing furnace muffle.

Akzo Nobel invests in paper chemicals in U.S.

Eka Chemicals, Akzo Nobel’s Pulp and Paper Chemicals business unit, will build a new processing plant for production of silicate products in the Howard, Green Bay, Wisconsin, in the U.S.

ExxonMobil selected for Saudi gas venture

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has selected ExxonMobil as the leader in a significant project, Core Venture 2 in the Saudi Arabian Natural Gas Initiative.

Kvaerner strengthens presence in Houston

Kvaerner has entered into an agreement to acquire Enercon Engineering, Inc., a Houston-based design, engineering and project management company, employing close to 100 people.

Mechanical float valves with electrical over-ride

PVL are the UK distributors of the Balem range of flow (float) valves, which range in sizes from ½" to 12". The smallest model in the range is a direct acting valve with a stainless steel float on an actuating arm.

Aramco expansion in Khurais

It is understood that Saudi Aramco is to boost its oil output capacity by up to 800,000 barrels a day, with a major expansion programme in the Khurais region, 100km west of the giant Ghawar field.

Fuel cells power Los Angeles

International Fuel Cells, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has announced the sale of a PC25 fuel cell system to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP).