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Electrodes for pipe welding

Lincoln Electric, headquartered in Ohio, US has added three new electrodes - the Pipeliner LH-D80, LH-D90 and LH-D100 - to its line of Pipeliner products.

EB diamond grinding discs

CS Unitec, based in Connecticut, US, has released the new Eco Brazing (EB) diamond grinding discs reduce sparking to 1% of that produced by resinoid wheels, making these discs suitable for use in hazardous environments such as nuclear plants, and oil and gas industries.

RathGibson appoints Schwartz as CEO

RathGibson has appointed Michael Schwartz to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr Schwartz joined RathGibson in April 2008 as the President and Chief Operating Officer (COO).

ASTM chairman appointed

Rolled Alloys Inc. has elected Mr Paul K Whitcraft director of quality, safety and engineering as the chairman of the 2009 ASTM International board of directors.

Hypertherm acquires MTC Software

Hypertherm has announced the acquisition of the core assets of MTC Software, a developer of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software used by the sheet and plate processing industry.

Cardero acquires titanium deposit

Cardero Resource Corp. has entered into an option agreement to earn up to an 85% interest in the Longnose Titanium-Iron deposit located in NE Minnesota, US.

Ecometals appoints CFO

Ecometals Ltd, a Canadian-listed mineral exploration and development company, has announced the appointment of Andrew Robertson as the company's Chief Financial Officer, effective as of 1 January 2009.

Victory Nickel acquires

Victory Nickel has completed its acquisition of fellow Canadian-based Independent Nickel, after the transaction was approved by Independent shareholders on 23 December 2008.

Canada: Solara drills well

Solara Exploration Ltd has announced that it is currently tieing-in an operated natural gas well for production in the Provost area of Alberta, Canada.

Bucking Horse resignations and appointment

Bucking Horse Energy Inc., an oil and gas exploration and production company focused in SW Wyoming, US, has announced the resignation of Clifford V Adams as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operational Officer and Anthony Gale as Senior VP of Operations.