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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).

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Supermartensitic Stainless Steels 2002 under way

With a scientific committee meting which was held on the 24 January the Supermartensitic Stainless Steels 2002 conference took its next step forward.

Honeywell wins Mexican Gulf contract

BP has selected Honeywell's Industry Solutions business, along with Mustang Automation and Control, as the control system vendor and integration supplier for the planned development of the BP Deepwater Development fields in the Gulf of Mexico.

Blind bolt turns to anchor

With particular applications in ceilings and perimeter systems, the new blind bolt and nut from leading fastener specialists Torque Control (Cheltenham, UK) provides a simple sturdy way of fixing where access is limited to only one side.

Sitindustrie launches new website

The Sitindustrie Group, specialists in tubes and pipes, industrial equipment, non ferrous metals and steel, is launching its new website, www.sitindustrie.com.

Nucor orders SVC systems

Nucor has placed an order with Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. to equip its Crawfordsville, Indiana, steelworks with three turn-key static var compensator (SVC) systems.

NW China: massive energy development

Shaanxi, an inland province in NW China, plans to build a large energy and heavy chemical industrial base in Yulin in northern Shaanxi.

ITA announces new executive director

The International Titanium Association (ITA) has named Jennifer Simpson as its Executive Director.

CuNiFe for maritime applications

CuNiFe products are used in many applications of the maritime area as these copper-nickel-iron alloys are highly resistant to sea water.

Rolls-Royce signs Azerbaijan deal

Rolls-Royce plc has gained an order worth over USD 50 million for Azerbaijan's oil and gas sector.

Posco to expand Shunde Pohang facilities

Posco is beginning construction on a facility in the Guangdong area of China with annual capacity to produce 100,000 tonnes of electrical steel sheets and 50,000 tonnes of colour-coated steel sheets.