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Steel plant for Brazil

Brazilian steel maker Belgo Mineira plans to set up a steel plant in Corumba, Mato Grosso do Sul state, Brazil.

Joint venture in Western Australia

A Kellogg Brown & Root Joint Venture has signed a contract to provide engineering, procurement, and construction management services for one of Australia’s most important resource development projects, an LNG expansion on the Burrup Peninsula, Western Australia.

Refinery in Iran

Iran's oil ministry has authorised the construction of a refinery close to the Caspian Sea, Iranian news agency IRNA has said.

Quebec government to invest in paper mill

Quebec Premier, Bernard Landry, and Mr. Joseph Kruger II of Kruger Inc., have announced the a partnership agreement that will permit the re-launching of the Wayagamack Mill in Trois-Rivieres.

52nd Sea Horse Institute Conference

The 52nd Sea Horse Institute, a marine corrosion conference, will be held August 13-16, 2001 in Myrtle Beach South Carolina, USA.

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.