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2nd edition pulp, paper & biomass conversion

Nickel Institute is pleased to announce that it has published a fully revised second edition of Stainless Steels and Specialty Alloys for Pulp, Paper and Biomass Conversion a popular and practical guide...
12 February 2018

ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing has new president

Rob Franklin, president of ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company, has announced his intention to retire, effective March 1, 2018, after more than 35 years of service.The board of directors of ExxonMobil...
12 February 2018
HammerHead Trenchless launches XPR series

HammerHead Trenchless launches XPR series

HammerHead Trenchless has released the first model of its new XPR series of high-performance pneumatic hammers for pipe ramming and pipe bursting applications. The XPR series features a newly designed...
09 February 2018
HOKE’s XP fittings for tubing connections

HOKE’s XP fittings for tubing connections

HOKE®, a CIRCOR product brand, has launched the new GYROLOK® XP product family, advanced technology that significantly improves the installation assembly process and ensures safer, more reliable tube-fitting...
09 February 2018

BASF launches Boroflex FCC catalyst

BASF announced the launch of Boroflex™, the latest evolution of its residuum (resid) oil Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalysts for the refining market. Boroflex is based on BASF’s unique Boron-Based...
09 February 2018

ISSDA wants zero import duty on SS

According to the Indian Stainless Steel Development Association (ISSDA), the demands of the stainless steel industry have been neglected in the union budget.The decision of the government to continue levying...
09 February 2018
ESAB acquires Sandvik welding business

ESAB acquires Sandvik welding business

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Sandvik welding operations including production units in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Sandviken, Sweden, as well...
08 February 2018

David J. Rintoul is new GrafTech CEO

GrafTech International Ltd. announced that David J. Rintoul will join the Company as President & CEO), effective March 1, 2018, replacing Jeffrey C. Dutton. Mr. Dutton will continue to serve as a director...
08 February 2018
BSP furnace blown in

BSP furnace blown in

Achieving an important milestone towards the completion of Steel Authority of India Ltd.’s (SAIL) modernization and expansion program, which is in the concluding stage, SAIL’s Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP)...
08 February 2018
Stalatube to invest 20 MEUR in 2018-2019

Stalatube to invest 20 MEUR in 2018-2019

Stalatube Oy will invest heavily in growth and internationalization in the next two years. The company’s turnover already grew 20% in 2017. Stalatube is now preparing for further growth in Finland, and...
06 February 2018