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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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A study on stainless steels & heat exchangers

In a recent study, a cryogenic service heat exchanger that suffered seawater leakage was examined to determine what damage mechanisms were at play. Through maintenance tasks and several rounds of testing, a failure analysis was created. 

Bechtel to provide FEED services for CCGT power plant

Delta Offshore Energy (DOE) has awarded Bechtel a contract to provide Front End Engineering Design (FEED) services for a new 3,200 MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant in the Bac Lieu province, approximately 175 miles (250 kilometers) south of Ho Chi Minh City in Southern Vietnam.

Lebronze Alloys appoints Alexandra Dumont as first COO

Lebronze Alloys recently announced the appointment of Alexandra Dumont as the first Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Group. Her main mission is to improve the Group performance by focusing on investments, operational excellence and strategic projects.

Nippon Steel’s seamless pipe selected by CCS project

High alloy OCTG seamless pipe from Nippon Steel Corporation has been selected by Equinor, as service provider to the Northern Lights Joint Venture, a carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) value chain operator in the North Sea in Europe.

Accelerating demand for net-zero steel

Mobilizing buyers to bring net-zero steel to market before 2030 demonstrates that demand signals from steel buyers to steel manufacturers can unlock investment decisions and bring forward the breakthrough technologies necessary for bringing net-zero primary steel to market.

Ultrasonic inspection techniques from NDE Professionals

NDE Professionals Inc. (NPI) offers Ultrasonic testing, which is a versatile inspection technique that is used to test a variety of both metallic and non-metallic products such as welds, forgings, plate, tubing, plastics, and ceramics.

Schwanner: a member of the BUTTING Group

Effective July 1st, 2021, Schwanner GmbH became a full member of the BUTTING Group – and all 80 employees joined the BUTTING family.

Welded & seamless stainless steel tubing

Stainless steel tubing is one of the most versatile metal alloy materials used in manufacturing and fabrication. The two common types of tubing are seamless and welded.

Stainless steels are the sustainable option

The Zero Waste International Association ( defines “Zero Waste” as the conservation of all resources by means of responsible production, consumption, reuse, and recovery of products, packaging, and materials without burning, and with no discharges to land, water, or air that threaten the environment or human health.

Xiris Automation hires new Vice President of Sales

Xiris Automation recently announced that they have hired Mr. Lyle Moroz as their new Vice President of Sales. With a technical background in mechanical engineering and business, Lyle has a rich history of leading sales teams to provide leading edge technology solutions to customers across various industries.