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Willamette invests in Kingsport mill

According to Industrial Information Resources Incorporated, Willamette Industries (Portland, Oregon) began construction during the first quarter of 2001 on one of the largest capital projects in the forest products industry in recent years.

Sandvik introduces new titanium grades

Sandvik Steel has extended its manufacturing capability for seamless titanium and zirconium tubes with the availability of two additional titanium grades.

Consortium to invest in LNG pipeline

British Petroleum and British Gas formed the Pacific LNG Inversiones consortium to invest USD 5 billion in a project aimed at exporting liquefied natural gas from Bolivia to the US and Mexico.

Hypertherm introduces plasma cutting system

The new Powermax1250 G3 series portable hand plasma cutting system from Hypertherm Inc. incorporates breakthrough power-supply and torch technologies for improved performance.

New stainless steel for urea production

A new stainless steel has been developed by Sandvik Steel, specifically for use in the production of urea.

Nuvera to develop transportation-based fuel cells

The US Department of Energy will award Nuvera Fuel Cells, Inc., approximately USD 17 million over the next 3 years in cost-shared programs to fund new research and development of advanced transportation-based fuel cell systems

Quicksilver resources enters coal bed methane join

MGV Energy Inc., the Canadian subsidiary of Quicksilver Resources Inc. (Amex: KWK), announced today the formation of a joint venture with Gulf Canada Resources Limited to explore for and develop coal bed methane (CBM) reserves

Hang Yang Air Liquide in China contract for Kvaern

Kvaerner, the Anglo-Norwegian engineering and construction Group, today announced that it's E&C business area has been awarded a contract by Hang Yang Air Liquide Co. Ltd. for the engineering, procurement and construction of an air separation unit and liquefier plant at Wuxi

China to invest in clean energy

With an increasing demand for clean energy, China will head more boldly into international energy exploration and co-operation projects to tap its abundant new and renewable energy resources.

Gulf Arabs study plan to build gas grid

Senior oil officials from six Gulf Arab states approved on Tuesday the first phase of a feasibility study on a long-standing project to link their countries' gas networks at a cost of more than USD 1 billion.