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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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BP Trinidad gas project

BP Trinidad and Tobago said it is preparing to launch a USD 600 million offshore natural gas project in July, in part to feed the Caribbean nation's giant Atlantic liquefied natural gas plant.

Norske Skog to rebuild newsprint machine in Czech

Norske Skog is to rebuild the top former of PM 4 at its Steti operation, north of Prague, in the Czech republic.

Indian LNG contract

Indian LNG Contract Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd, the international engineering contractor, has been awarded a project management contract (PMC) by Petronet LNG Ltd for a project to build an LNG terminal in India.

Corrosion Materials forms new division

Corrosion Materials (Louisiana, USA) has formed a Titanium Alloys Division to market all grades of titanium in all product forms.

Portable fuel cell generator

Hydrogenics Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell systems, has announced the successful contract award by the Department of National Defence Canada (DND) to develop a portable power generator, for delivery in the third quarter of 2001.

Tampa Bay desalination facility

Covanta Energy Corporation has received notice to proceed from Poseidon Resources Corporation to build and operate a 25 million gallon per day (gpd) Reverse Osmosis (RO) desalination potable water drinking facility for Tampa Bay Water.

Rigby Maryland and Metrode in marketing pact

Stainless and nickel welding wire manufacturers Rigby Maryland (Stainless) Ltd and welding consumables specialists Metrode Products Ltd have announced an exclusive marketing agreement for the supply of RIMA branded solid welding wires.

TECHNIP wins gas award for Azerbaijan

TECHNIP has won from BP the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for the Shah Deniz offshore production and drilling facilities, located some 80km offshore in the Caspian Sea.

Rolled Alloys in pact with Krupp VDM

Rolled Alloys has entered into an agreement with Krupp VDM to become its exclusive distributor for a new proprietary heat resistant alloy, named RA602CA.

Largest cracker for NE China

China is building its largest heavy oil catalyst cracker, which will have an annual capacity of 3.5 million tons, in Dalian City of Liaoning Province.