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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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Nippon Steel Corporation and Vale Sign Memorandum Regarding Decarbonization Solution

Nippon Steel Corporation and Vale S.A. one of the world’s foremost mineral resource companies, have signed a memorandum for the purpose of strengthening their relationship and considering and discussing specific strategies, with the aim of realizing carbon neutral steelmaking processes.

Algoma Steel Awards Building Contract to Walters Group

Algoma Steel Group Inc. (“Algoma”), a leading Canadian producer of hot and cold rolled steel sheet and plate products, today announced that it has awarded the structural building contract for its electric arc steelmaking facility (“EAF”) to Hamilton, ON-based Walters Group Inc. (“Walters”).

NIM Group to Acquire Plateplus Plant in Okla

NIM Group, one of the nation’s largest family-owned networks of steel service centers, announced today that NIM Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Plateplus, Inc.’s Tulsa, Oklahoma facility. The transaction is expected to close on April 29, 2022.

GarLine Laser Sensors from Garmo Instruments Can be Integrated with Welding Cobots

Garmo Instruments’ GarLine seam tracking laser sensor, now certified by Universal Robots, can be integrated on welding cobots to provide vision programming, seam finding, and seam tracking during automated welding.

Sandvik Introduces 3D-Printed Cemented Carbide

Sandvik continues to expand its additive manufacturing offering through the introduction of 3D-printed components in cemented carbide. The new capacity is enabled by a combination of a patented process and tailor-made powder produced in-house.

Get It Straight – Avoiding Distortion In Stainless Steel Welding

When process conditions or aesthetics require the use of stainless steels over carbon steels, fabrication tends to face new challenges, especially if it requires welding. Stainless steels metallurgy often requires some extra precautions to avoid cracking or undesirable phases, but there is an even more basic challenge that needs to be addressed: distortion.

Nucor to Build New Rebar Micro Mill in North Carolina

Nucor Corporation announced that it will build a new rebar micro mill in Lexington, North Carolina, which is located in Davidson County. This will be Nucor's third rebar micro mill, joining existing Nucor micro mills in Missouri and Florida. The Nucor Steel Lexington mill is expected to cost approximately $350 million and have an annual capacity of 430,000 tons.

ArcelorMittal Acquires Majority Stake in voestalpine’s State-of-the-Art HBI Facility in Texas

The Corpus Christi facility, which covers an area of two square kilometers and employs over 270 people, is located in an optimal coastal position with direct access to a broad and deep shipping channel which enables cost effective transportation to the Americas and Europe. It incorporates best-in-class technology and equipment supplied by MIDREX Technologies Inc., a leading supplier of DRI solutions.

Nippon Steel Published EcoLeaf Environmental Product Declarations

Nippon Steel Corporation (Nippon Steel) has published the EcoLeaf Environmental Product Declarations (EPD*) [*1] verified by Sustainable Management Promotion Organization's SuMPO Environmental Label Program covering eleven declarations for seven steel sheet products (hot-rolled steel sheets, pickled steel sheets [*2], cold-rolled steel sheets, cold-rolled steel sheets (full hard), electrogalvanized steel sheets [*2], hot-dip galvanized and aluminium alloy coating sheets [*2] and color coated steel sheets [*2]).

Kuhn Special Steel Strengthens USA Team

We are pleased to have gained Andreas Bockelmann as a member of our USA team. He is very experienced as is familiar with both the German and the American markets. As a native German who has lived with his family in Nashville in the USA for over 20 years, he is in an excellent position to be able to coordinate the needs of our American customers with our production site in Germany.
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