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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.

Shaw to build power plant in Arizona

The Shaw Group Inc. has signed a Letter of Intent with PG & E National Energy Group for the construction of an 1100mw combined-cycle power plant, to be located in Arizona.

Falconbridge buys Montcalm from Outokumpu

Falconbridge Ltd has purchased 100% of the Montcalm nickel-copper property near Timmins, Ontario, from the Outokumpu Group.

Twisted tubes into heat exchangers

Recently Brown Fintube (BFT) reached an agreement with Phoenix, a division of Kodiak Industries Inc., to provide metals utilising Twisted Tube Technology.

Next generation of SMART Power devices

Philips Semiconductors, a division of Royal Philips Electronics, has moved into mass production with its new range of TOPFET2 power management and switching devices for all automotive protected power applications.

Fifth Annual Meeting of ISSF

The world’s stainless steel industry met on 6–8 May in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and agreed a new way forward for the industry.

Wastewater Facilities in Southern Egypt

Washington Group International (NYSE:WNG) has won a USD 43 million contract to construct a wastewater collection and treatment system in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor.

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.