Tag: Japan

BEHIND THE NEWS: the prize for clarity goes to…

There’s a textbook example of clarity to be found on the cover of the August issue of Stainless Steel World.

Mechel establishes office in Japan

Mechel OAO has announced that it has established its official representative office in Tokyo, Japan.

The Holy Grail of energy

Researchers from Canada and Japan appear to have unlocked the Holy Grail of energy supply after achieving test flows from a methane gas hydrate just below the seafloor off British Colombia’s (BC) McKenzie Delta, some 850m beneath the waves.

Steel facility in Kawasaki

POSCO and Nissan Motor Co. will build a processing plant at Kawasaki in Japan to make automotive and stainless steel.

Methane hydrate deposit discovered

Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) has reported a methane hydrate discovery of some 1.1 trillion cum of estimated gas in place in a section of the Nankai Trough about 50km off eastern Japan.

Molybdenum stainless output rises

Japan's production of molybdenum stainless steel has risen for the fifth consecutive month in May 2006, according to data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

China extends AD on CR SS

China will extend anti-dumping duties between 17% to 58% for 5 years on the import of cold rolled stainless steel sheets from Japan and South Korea as per a release from China’s Commerce Ministry.

JFE Steel to raise capacity

JFE Steel Corp. has decided to increase production capacity for seamless 13% chromium oil country tubular goods (13%Cr OCTG) by approximately 30% at its Chita Works’ small diameter seamless pipe mill in Japan.

ExxonMobil to invest 750 mln usd

ExxonMobil Corp is to invest 750 mln usd this year to develop the Sakhalin-I oil and gas field located north of Japan.

Japan invests in Iran

Japan moved closer to securing the right to develop Iran's largest oil field, shrugging off U.S. efforts to stop allies from making major energy deals with the nation.