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Duplex stainless steels for nuclear applications

25 June 2019

Langley Alloys has recently completed a contract for the supply of duplex stainless steel, for application in a nuclear power station. Duplex stainless steels are commonly specified for applications involved with water treatment, desalination and distribution.... Read more...

Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 construction begun

20 June 2019

Back in 2017, we wrote about the first phase of the Johan Sverdrup development. While it is nearing the finish line with plans to start production later this year, construction for the second phase has now begun.... Read more...

Makron manufactures 2.5 m screw blades for Estanc

13 June 2019

Estonian manufacturing company Estanc contacted Makron because it required two screw blades with a diameter of 2.5 m for a screw conveyor. These screws had to be made of duplex stainless steel, which is a challenging material and imposed its own requirements on the welding process.... Read more...

SPI funds invest in the capital of Vallourec Umbilicals

10 June 2019

The "Sociétés de Projets Industriels" funds (“SPI funds”), managed by Bpifrance and subscribed jointly by the French Government and the European Investment Bank under the "Juncker Plan", have invested in the capital of Vallourec Umbilicals, specialized in the manufacture of tubes for umbilicals, to support and finance its phase of industrialization on a larger scale.... Read more...

Outokumpu receives three awards from the ISSF

5 June 2019

Outokumpu has received three awards from the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) on May 23 at their conference held in Chicago, USA. Outokumpu received two gold-level awards in the categories of New Technology and New Development as well as a silver-level award in the Safety category.... Read more...


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