Thai steel industry to develop road map

The Thailand’s Industry Ministry will call on local steel manufacturers to collaboratively design a 5 to 10 year roadmap for the development of the country’s steel industry to serve new targeted industries in the flagship Eastern Economic Corridor. The roadmap ...

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China steel raw materials drop on demand woes

Chinese coking coal and coke futures dropped on Wednesday, but closed off the day’s lows, as steel producers continued to seek lower prices for the steelmaking raw materials due to shrinking profit margins. Dalian coking coal closed down 2.8 percent ...

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Mechanism analysis and prevention of pitting corrosion in weld and heat affected zone of TP304 stainless steel pipe

The stainless steel pipes for condensers and heat exchangers are basically welded pipes. The investigation found that there are many cases of pitting corrosion in stainless steel pipes in the weld and its heat affected zone. At least 5 samples ...

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Chinese banned Induction Furnaces relocating to Indonesia and Philippines

China’s discarded induction furnaces have made their way to Indonesia and Philippines fueling safety and environmental concerns. The Philippines and Indonesia have seen an influx of these furnaces since China prohibited their use for steelmaking in June 2017, eliminating 140 ...

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China’s steel, raw ingredients dip on global sell-off, demand woes

China’s steel and its raw material prices fell on Tuesday following a broader sell-off across risk equity assets, as investors remained cautious ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting. The Fed is widely expected to raise interest rates for a ...

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Failure analysis of acid washing corrosion of stainless steel flanges

Stainless steel flanges are widely used in ship pipeline engineering because of their good corrosion resistance. As an important part of pipeline connection, they have the advantages of convenient connection, easy to maintain pipeline sealing performance, and easy inspection and ...

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Keystone XL and Judge Rules TransCanada Can’t Conduct Pre-Construction Work

Opponents of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline from indigenous and environmental groups to local farmers and ranchers celebrated a win in court after a federal judge ruled on Friday that the fossil fuel giant cannot conduct pre-construction work on the pipeline ...

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Hot pressing process and testing standard for manufacturing stainless steel reducer

The stainless steel reducer is one of the chemical stainless steel pipe fittings and is used for the connection of two different pipe diameters. It is divided into stainless steel concentric reducer and stainless steel eccentric reducer. 1 Process for manufacturing stainless steel ...

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Shanghai steel prices climb on hopes of demand boost in 2019

Shanghai steel prices jumped for a second straight day on Thursday, buoyed by expectations that China could launch more infrastructure projects next year which could boost demand in the world’s top steel consumer. The Chinese government has tweaked its priorities ...

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India rejects EU’s suggestion not to re-test imported steel

India has turned down the European Union’s suggestion of not to insist on re-testing steel imports, that have already been tested in foreign accredited laboratories. New Delhi argued that the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) quality certification system was mandated ...

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