08 Apr 2014 -
TMK IPSCO, the American Division of global pipe manufacturer TMK, announced plans to reduce the number of operating hours used to produce welded pipe at its Blytheville, Ark.; Camanche, Iowa; and Wilder, Ky., facilities.
28 Mar 2014 -
For its works in Gliwice, Poland, Huta Łabędy has ordered a high-frequency (HF) tube welding line with API finishing facility from SMS Meer.
27 Mar 2014 -
Seamless tube manufacturer voestalpine has commissioned a tube reeler from SMS Meer and is thus upgrading its existing CPE mill in Kindberg, Austria.
25 Mar 2014 -
Industrias CH, S.A.B de C.V. (ICH) is investing in its Grupo Simec S.A.B de C.V. subsidiary to build a 600,000-ton-per-year special bar quality (SBQ) facility in northern Mexico.
20 Mar 2014 -
JFE Steel Corp. has developed the world’s first API X80-grade high-frequency-welded (HFW) steel pipe with thickness of one inch (25.4mm).
18 Mar 2014 -
Abakan Inc. announced that its 72% owned subsidiary, MesoCoat, Inc. has received the highly prestigious National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Materials Performance (MP) Corrosion Innovation of the Year Award in the Coatings and Linings category.
14 Mar 2014 -
TPCO America Corp. had a successful partial hot commissioning of the heat treatment operation on 30 December 2013.
11 Mar 2014 -
Vallourec has been awarded a US$100 million contract for the supply of premium pipes with VAM® 21 connections for the offshore ML-South Project, operated by Total’s affiliate Total E&P Borneo, in Brunei.
07 Mar 2014 -
The Izhora Pipe Mill, part of the Russian Steel division of OAO Severstal, has begun installing automated pipe measuring equipment to enhance efficiency for measuring out-of-roundness and billet curvature.
05 Mar 2014 -
CMI Industry has been awarded a contract for the modernization of a heat treatment furnace for Cofely Fabricom (Grimbergen, Belgium), a subsidiary of GDF Suez.