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Outokumpu stainless steel innovations granted European patents

Outokumpu stainless steel innovations granted European patents

The latest Outokumpu stainless steel innovations, high-chromium ferritic stainless steel grade Core 4622 (EN 1.4622) and high-chromium austenitic stainless steel grade Supra 316plus (EN 1.4420) have been granted European patents...

Aluminium to play key role in the future of the auto industry

Aluminium to play key role in the future of the auto industry

Aluminium China 2017 puts spotlight on transformation in lightweight vehicle design in Shanghai from July 19 to 21 International business leaders, engineering experts and academics from the automotive industry and complete...

Latest Migratory Inhibitor Technology

Latest Migratory Inhibitor Technology

Powerful Corrosion Protection of Post-Tensioned Structures! MCI®-309 is a powerful Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor powder for corrosion protection of ferrous metals and aluminum in recessed areas, interior cavities and voids. It...

Outokumpu supplies stainless steel for China Resources’ innovative skyscraper in Shenzhen

Outokumpu supplies stainless steel for China Resources’ innovative skyscraper in Shenzhen

Outokumpu has provided 1,000 metric tonnes of Supra 316L/4404 stainless steel for the China Resources Group headquarters in mainland China. This 392.5-meter-tall skyscraper is currently under construction and set for...

Honeywell Technology to Maximize Plant Uptime and Efficiency for Majoy Chinese Copper Manufacturer

Honeywell Technology to Maximize Plant Uptime and Efficiency for Majoy Chinese Copper Manufacturer

Experion® PKS helps customers upgrade their legacy systems with lower capital investment to boost productivity and reliability Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions (HPS) has just announced that it will upgrade four...

Dumper wagon system from Kiruna Wagon named finalist for Swedish Steel Prize 2017

Dumper wagon system from Kiruna Wagon named finalist for Swedish Steel Prize 2017

For developing the Helix Dumper, an innovative wagon solution that is highly durable and far more efficient than other ore wagon offerings, Kiruna Wagon has been named a finalist for...

Mining vehicle from Fermel named finalist for Swedish Steel Prize 2017

Mining vehicle from Fermel named finalist for Swedish Steel Prize 2017

For developing the Maverick range of dedicated light duty vehicles (LDV) for mining, which provide maintenance, repair and lifecycle advantages never before seen on the market, Fermel has been named...

Outokumpu enhances its stainless bar production capabilities in Richburg, U.S.

Outokumpu enhances its stainless bar production capabilities in Richburg, U.S.

Outokumpu announces enhancement of stainless bar production in its facilities in in Richburg, South Carolina, USA. New capabilities include a new coil-to-bar line to cover bar sizes from 0.600” to...

Rapid gearbox repair resolves design faults for steel mill

Rapid gearbox repair resolves design faults for steel mill

Keeping lost production time to a minimum requires a combination of in-house engineering skills and a partnership with a well-resourced, specialist repair provider. This became evident for one steel mill...

Outstanding abravise wear test results on austenitic stainless steel after SuperExpanite Surface Hardening.

Outstanding abravise wear test results on austenitic stainless steel after SuperExpanite Surface Hardening.

Abrasion wear is an extensive problem for stainless steels. In the on-going effort to increase the knowledgebase on abrasion, Expanite requested Bud Labs to measure the dry abrasion characteristics of...

ANDRITZ MeWa successfully starts up new QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder at UFH RE-cycling

ANDRITZ MeWa successfully starts up new QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder at UFH RE-cycling

ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has successfully commissioned the QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder supplied to UFH RE-cycling in Kematen, Ybbs, Austria. This unit was installed in the...

Outokumpu Prodec high machinability bar to be supplied by IMS in the Benelux

Outokumpu Prodec high machinability bar to be supplied by IMS in the Benelux

Outokumpu, IMS Nederland and IMS Belgium has just announced an agreement where IMS will act as exclusive distributor of Outokumpu Prodec high machinability round bars in the Benelux. IMS is...

ArcelorMittal colleague among most inspirational women in mining

ArcelorMittal colleague among most inspirational women in mining

Wing-Yunn Crawley, biodiversity manager from our mining operations in Liberia, has been named a finalist in the 2016 “100 Inspirational Women in Mining” list by Women in Mining (WIM) UK,...

Borregaard: NOK 13.9 million from the Research Council

Borregaard: NOK 13.9 million from the Research Council

Borregaard has been awarded funding of NOK 13.9 million from the Research Council of Norway for two different innovation projects on the utilisation of lignin from wood. NOK 3.4 million of...

Outokumpu stainless steel secures public transportation in Stockholm for the future

Outokumpu stainless steel secures public transportation in Stockholm for the future

Outokumpu delivers 600 tonnes of Forta LDX2404 stainless steel for renovating the Söderströmsbron in Stockholm, Sweden. The bridge complex, connecting Stockholm Old town to the Södermalm district, consists of four...

Fairbanks Scales to showcase weighing innovations at World AG Expo 2017

Fairbanks Scales to showcase weighing innovations at World AG Expo 2017

See the latest breakthroughs in vehicle weighing technology at Best Weigh Scale booth #D2/E1 Fairbanks Scales, Inc., the oldest scale company in the U.S. and the world’s leader in weighing equipment,...

Outokumpu announces full stainless rebar offering for the North American market

Outokumpu announces full stainless rebar offering for the North American market

At the exhibition World of Concrete 2017 in Las Vegas, Outokumpu presented a full rebar offering for the North American Market. Following an expansion of its stainless rebar capabilities in...

Outokumpu wins a stainless steel rebar order for a highway bridge project in Kuwait

Outokumpu wins a stainless steel rebar order for a highway bridge project in Kuwait

Outokumpu Long Products has won a contract to provide 1,600 metric tons stainless steel rebar for The Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad Al-Sabah project in Kuwait. The contract is with Hyundai Engineering...

Revolutionary USDA Certified Biobased and Biodegradable System for Metalworking Industries Coming from Croatia!

Revolutionary USDA Certified Biobased and Biodegradable System for Metalworking Industries Coming from Croatia!

Technological innovations have enabled Cortec® Corporation to successfully replace hazardous synthetic chemicals with safe “green” alternatives. Thanks to committed research, study, and experimentation Cortec® produces ecologically safe corrosion control solutions...

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE offers MIYACHI EAPRO NOVA3

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE offers MIYACHI EAPRO NOVA3

Laser Welding Workstations for precision laser spot and seam welding AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE announces the availability of its MIYACHI EAPRO NOVA3 Laser Welding Workstations, ideal for precision spot- or seam welding...

Dubai firm inks $1.6bn JV deal for Algerian steel plant

Dubai firm inks $1.6bn JV deal for Algerian steel plant

Emarat Dzayer Group and Groupe Imetal team up for project to produce 2.5m tonnes of steel projects per year Emarat Dzayer Group, a Dubai-based conglomerate, and Groupe Imetal, a Government of...

BASF completes acquisition of Chemetall

BASF completes acquisition of Chemetall

BASF has completed its acquisition of Albemarle’s global surface treatment business, Chemetall. Through this acquisition, BASF’s Coatings division expands its portfolio to become a more complete solutions provider. BASF combines its...

GE Renovates POSCO-Thainox’s Skin-Pass Mill

GE Renovates POSCO-Thainox’s Skin-Pass Mill

Renovating old technology and ensuring that equipment is among the most efficient it can be is high on the agenda for GE Energy Connections’ Power Conversion (NYSE: GE). POSCO-Thainox’s skin-pass...

Eminox Engineering Award for Tuxford Students

Eminox Engineering Award for Tuxford Students

A class of budding Engineering students from Year 12 of Tuxford Academy in Nottinghamshire were recently set a case study challenge by STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Ambassadors from...

Outokumpu stainless steel rebar reinforces sea defences at Cromer coast in the UK

Outokumpu stainless steel rebar reinforces sea defences at Cromer coast in the UK

Outokumpu delivers Forta DX 2304 duplex stainless steel rebar for the Cromer coast in the UK. Cromer is an English town located on the stormy North Sea coast which needed...

Global Oil Shale to build $296m cement plant in Morocco

Global Oil Shale to build $296m cement plant in Morocco

Global Oil Shale, a leading Scandinavian energy company, will set up a cement plant worth MAD3 billion ($296.5 million) in Tarfaya, Morocco, located 1,200-km south of Rabat, said a report....

How Iran’s steel industry performs in post-sanctions era?

How Iran’s steel industry performs in post-sanctions era?

Iran’s steel industry seems to witness a partial boost after the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA/nuclear deal) on Jan. 16, which was followed by the removal...

Steel firm mulls factory in SSEZ

Steel firm mulls factory in SSEZ

A Chinese steel company is in talks with Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) to set up an industrial facility in the zone, a marketing executive said on Saturday 19th Nov,...

Sophisticated comprehensive CNC solutions by NUM are presented at the FMB 2016

Sophisticated comprehensive CNC solutions by NUM are presented at the FMB 2016

NUM will be presenting new developments in CNC hardware and software technology at the FMB. NUM is a globally active company that covers the complete spectrum of mechanical engineering in...

ArcelorMittal Ostrava launches the company’s first European production of new steel for auto industry

ArcelorMittal Ostrava launches the company’s first European production of new steel for auto industry

ArcelorMittal Ostrava is producing a new steel that will be used in the automotive industry. The plant’s medium section rolling mill has developed and is now producing flat bars that will...

Transformation of Steel

Transformation of Steel

We are interested in the next generation of bending, joining, forming (including roll forming), stamping and folding technology (and any other we haven’t heard of yet!) that will potentially transform...

Ametek Land to demonstrate new borescope at Asian Nitrogen and Syngas Exhibition

Ametek Land to demonstrate new borescope at Asian Nitrogen and Syngas Exhibition

Leading non-contact temperature measurement specialist AMETEK Land will launch its Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR at Asian Nitrogen + Syngas 2016 in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 21 to 23, 2016 at...

Advanced CNC solution for precision milling machines

Advanced CNC solution for precision milling machines

NUM has launched an advanced control solution for CNC milling machines that features a highly intuitive conversational style user interface. Known as NUMmill, the CNC hardware and software provides a...

Rockwell Automation Outlines Steps for Achieving a Connected Mine

Rockwell Automation Outlines Steps for Achieving a Connected Mine

Connectivity and information sharing can improve business performance and reduce risk The volatile commodities markets are forcing many mining operators to pursue solutions that maximize yield recoveries and improve operational efficiencies....

Cortec® Presents EcoShield® VpCI®-144 Super Barrier

Cortec® Presents EcoShield® VpCI®-144 Super Barrier

Cortec® Presents EcoShield® VpCI®-144 Super Barrier: A Fully Recyclable Moisture Barrier Alternative to Polycoated and Waxed Papers! Cortec® Corporation has developed a new Super Barrier version of its EcoShield® VpCI®-144 paper...

Amada Miyachi Europe offers Weld Monitoring Devices to Support Quality System Requirements

Amada Miyachi Europe offers Weld Monitoring Devices to Support Quality System Requirements

Easy to use tools can be smoothly integrated into the production process Amada Miyachi Europe announces powerful high performance weld monitoring equipment ideal for process development, production monitoring, data collection and...

Volvo first in the world with self-driving truck in underground mine

Volvo first in the world with self-driving truck in underground mine

Volvo’s fully autonomous truck is the first in the world to be tested in operations deep underground in the Kristineberg Mine. The self-driving truck is part of a development project...

Flexible Welding Enclosures® for Zero Colour Titanium Welds

Flexible Welding Enclosures® for Zero Colour Titanium Welds

When welding titanium, zirconium and some stainless steel joints it is important that the welding zone is purged of oxygen to a level as low as 10 parts per million...

Outokumpu Supra 316plus and Core 4622 accepted into European standard EN 10028-7

Outokumpu Supra 316plus and Core 4622 accepted into European standard EN 10028-7

Outokumpu’s newest additions to its product portfolio, the high-chromium austenitic EN 1.4420 and high-chromium ferritic EN 1.4622 have been accepted into European EN 10028-7 standard (Flat products made of steels...

NUM and Feng Chia University jointly develop intelligent CNC gear hobbing machine

NUM and Feng Chia University jointly develop intelligent CNC gear hobbing machine

NUM (NUM Taiwan Ltd) and Taiwan’s Feng Chia University have jointly developed an intelligent CNC gear hobbing machine with an advanced electronic gearbox that completely eliminates the time overheads of...

Cortec® Forever Changes the Anticorrosion Coating Business!

Cortec® Forever Changes the Anticorrosion Coating Business!

EcoShield® 386 is the First Water Based Coating Ever with Salt Spray Resistance of Over 1,000 Hours in ASTM B117 Test! Never before has a water based coating passed 1,000 hours...

DSM launches ForTii MX polyamides for die-cast metal replacement

DSM launches ForTii MX polyamides for die-cast metal replacement

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is once again extending its range of ForTii® high performance polyphthalamides based on polyamide 4T. Following the introduction...

Howden American Fan Company Announces Complete Line of Garden City Fan High Temperature Fans

Howden American Fan Company Announces Complete Line of Garden City Fan High Temperature Fans

Durable fans offer long-lasting performance in extreme environments Howden American Fan Company, the leading manufacturer of high-quality industrial fans and blowers, announces the availability of a complete range of Garden City...

BASF to acquire global surface treatment provider Chemetall

BASF to acquire global surface treatment provider Chemetall

BASF has signed an agreement to acquire Albemarle’s global surface treatment business, Chemetall. The purchase price is $3.2 billion. The transaction is subject to approval by the relevant authorities and is...

Expanite is opening a new treatment center in Germany

Expanite is opening a new treatment center in Germany

The Danish pioneer within surface hardening of stainless steel Expanite A/S, is opening a new, 1.000 m2 state-of-the-art treatment center and customer service office in Frickenhausen near Stuttgart during the...