A portable pipe beveling tool that is ideally suited for machining hard alloys typical of subsea applications and pulls a thick chip without cutting oils is available from Esco Tool of Holliston, Massachusetts.
In Saudi Arabia desalination fulfills the most basic need for humanity, providing clean, safe water. The many plants constructed along the eastern and western coasts literally pump life into this arid country. Keeping these plants running and tackling the inevitable corrosion issues that arise from processing seawater is the responsibility of the corrosion department within the Desalination Technologies Research Institute (DTRI).
When the Aasta Hansteen gas field was discovered in the Norwegian Sea in 1997, its remote location and deep water were always going to make recovering its resources challenging.
Synalloy Corporation announced that its Bristol Metals, LLC (BRISMET) subsidiary has been awarded a project contract by Bechtel. The project is for essential service water buried pipe replacement and is nuclear safety related.
Samuel, Son & Co. (Samuel), the fifth largest metal processor and distributor in North America has acquired Basic Stainless Inc., a service center operating from an 80,000sq/ft facility in Marshfield, Wisconsin;
SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas has signed an LNG contract with Dunkerque LNG for the development of a regasification plant in Dunkerque, France. SENER has received this EPC contract as part of the TS LNG consortium made up of SENER and Techint.
McJunkin Red Man Corporation (MRC) has signed an agreement to acquire Stainless Pipe and Fittings Australia Pty Ltd (SPF). This brings MRC one step closer to realizing the company’s strategic vision to be the world’s leading pipe, valve and fitting (PVF) distribution company for the energy and industrial markets.
TMK requires a joint venture in order to increase its stainless tube and pipe capacities.
Tianjin Metallurgical No.1 Iron and Steel Group broke ground on its new precision welded pipe project at Wang Wen Zhuang Town Industrial Zone, located in Tianjin, China.
BUTTING will be contributing significantly to the processing capacity of the present Pueblo Viejo gold mine expansion with the production and supply of piping components.