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Techni-Cast foundry invests in co-generation system

Techni-Cast foundry invests in co-generation system

Techni-Cast, a foundry offering alloying and casting services, has taken the next steps in making its infrastructure more efficient by cutting down on their energy bills by generating power onsite with...
09 February 2018
 USA considers more wind projects on federal land

USA considers more wind projects on federal land

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is considering changes to a California desert plan that had set aside areas for renewable energy development. If these changes go through it would promote...
08 February 2018
2018 Conference Chairman announced

2018 Conference Chairman announced

The 2018 Managing Aging Plants/Stainless Steel World Americas Conference & Exhibition will be held from November 13th to 14th, 2018 at the Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria Hotel in Houston, Texas. Mr....
07 February 2018
Management changes at ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing

Management changes at ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing

Mr. Rob Franklin, President of ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company, has announced that he will be retiring from his current position effective March 1, 2018. He has been with the company 35 years....
06 February 2018
Matrix Metals opens headquarters in Stafford, TX

Matrix Metals opens headquarters in Stafford, TX

Matrix Metals LLC has opened its new North American headquarters in Stafford, Texas with an inaugural event at the new location. ”We are very excited to launch our North American headquarters at Stafford,...
06 February 2018
MEPS forecasts rise of SS production in 2018

MEPS forecasts rise of SS production in 2018

Annual global crude stainless steel production for 2017 is estimated to have totalled an all-time high of around 48 million tons, which represents a year-on-year increase of 4.9 percent. MEPS forecasts...
05 February 2018
MRC Global renews PVF contract with DCP Midstream

MRC Global renews PVF contract with DCP Midstream

MRC Global Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, MRC Global (US) Inc., has renewed a five-year contract to supply pipe, valve and fitting (PVF) products and services to DCP Midstream, LP (DCP). The five-year...
05 February 2018
New SolaHD automation transformers

New SolaHD automation transformers

Emerson has announced a new SolaHD™ encapsulated transformer that will help industrial automation professionals lower Total Cost of Ownership through simplified installation, reduced maintenance requirements,...
02 February 2018
Canadian Fort Hills project achieves first oil

Canadian Fort Hills project achieves first oil

Total has reported that the Fort Hills oil sands project located in Alberta, Canada, 90 kilometers north of Fort McMurray, has achieved first oil. Production will ramp up over the next months to reach...
02 February 2018
Merger to strengthen two family-run scrap businesses

Merger to strengthen two family-run scrap businesses

Kramer Metals, Inc. has merged its non-ferrous operations with G. Harris International to form the new company Spectrum Alloys LLC. The merger is said to unite “two of the most well-respected, experienced...
01 February 2018