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 Construction preparation begins for Keystone XL

Construction preparation begins for Keystone XL

TransCanada, the owner of the pipeline, has secured enough 20-year order commitments that it is able to proceed to the next stage of the project. The orders represent a supply of 500,000 barrels per day,...
25 January 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....
24 January 2018
MagneGas to acquire gas & welding supply business

MagneGas to acquire gas & welding supply business

It has been announced that MagneGas Corporation, a clean technology company, has executed a binding agreement to acquire all of the assets of San Diego based NG Enterprises Inc. for $750,000. The acquisition...
23 January 2018
Metalinox Cogne invests in new cutting machine

Metalinox Cogne invests in new cutting machine

The distributor of stainless steel in São Paulo, Brazil, Metalinox Cogne, has recently invested in a brand new cutting machine to help increase production. This innovative piece of equipment is the SCMD...
23 January 2018
STI/SPFA has revised two of its standards

STI/SPFA has revised two of its standards

The Steel Tank Institute/The Steel Plate Fabricators Association (STI/SPFA) have revised two of its standards: SP001 Standard for the Inspection of Aboveground Storage Tanks 6th Edition, and SP031 Standard...
23 January 2018
PeroxyChem constructing new PAA plant in Memphis

PeroxyChem constructing new PAA plant in Memphis

The chemical manufacturing company, PeroxyChem, has been awarded a contract for the construction of a new peracetic acid (PAA) production plant to be located in Memphis, Tennessee. The facility is expected...
22 January 2018
Versaflex & Raven Lining merge into one company

Versaflex & Raven Lining merge into one company

The two companies, VersaFlex® Inc. and Raven Lining Systems®, have announced that they have completed a merger, which began effective on January 1, 2018. The joining of these brands in the specialty coatings...
22 January 2018
Inert gas welding monitor

Inert gas welding monitor

When one is preparing to inert gas weld (or weld purging) the oxygen content must be reduced or purged to a level as low as 100 ppm for stainless steels and 50 ppm for zirconium and titanium. The reason...
22 January 2018
Emerson named Industrial IoT company of the Year

Emerson named Industrial IoT company of the Year

IoT Breakthrough has named Emerson, the global automation technology and software company, as “Industrial IoT Company of the Year.”The award recognizes Emerson’s extensive innovation and leadership in...
19 January 2018
Proline 300 Smart Flowmeters with stainless housings

Proline 300 Smart Flowmeters with stainless housings

Endress+Hauser has recently updated its Proline 300 Smart Flowmeters, which are suitable for hygienic environments. Their compact hygienic 316L stainless-steel housings are robust and optimized for reliability....
18 January 2018