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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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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.

Power plant for North Dakota

Westmoreland Coal Company and Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a Division of MDU Resources Group, Inc., have announced that Westmoreland Coal Company’s wholly owned subsidiary Westmoreland Power, Inc. and Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a Division of MDU Resources Group, have entered into a non-binding letter of intent to seek a definitive joint venture development agreement for a 500mw power project at the inactive Gascoyne mine site in North Dakota, USA.

BSS ball valves in control

BSS Flow Control Solutions has developed a range of Quarter Turn Ball Valves in a wide variety of materials, ranging from bronze, carbon and stainless steel, to more exotic designs in titanium, HASTELLOY® and MONEL®.

PAS to modernise propylene oxide plant

Plant Automation Services Inc. (PAS) has received an automation contract from Contech Control Services Inc. for the complete automation and control systems modernisation of a propylene oxide plant owned by the Lyondell Chemical Company in Bayport, Texas.

AmEuro on the move

AmEuro Metals, the Netherlands-based supplier of specialty metals and alloys, is moving to larger facilities.

Chinese LNG Project

A Chinese consortium led by the China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) has signed an agreement with BP Amoco to build a USD 616 million liquefied natural gas (LNG) project.

New plant for NW USA

Newport Generation, Inc. of Irvine, California and GE Power Systems of Atlanta, Georgia have announced that GE has received contracts totalling USD 375 million to supply four gas turbines, two steam turbines and contractual services for a new 1300mw combined-cycle power plant in the state of Washington.

Chad Cameroon project

Petronas has made another inroad into the African continent now that the consortium in which it is a member commenced the construction of the Chad-Cameroon Integrated Oil Development and Pipeline Project.

Synergy Technologies targets fuel cell market

Synergy Technologies Corp. says it plans to enter the fuel cell market by "aggressively pursuing joint ventures and strategic partnerships".