Stainless Steel World Asia 2022

Cladtek clinches win at Asian Oil & Gas awards

Cladtek, a supplier of corrosion resistant alloy mechanically lined pipes, has bagged the ESG Initiative of the Year Singapore category win at the recently held Asian Oil & Gas Awards for its strong ESG framework and the launch of key initiatives in 2022.

POSCO selected as a sustainability champion

POSCO was selected as the Sustainability Champion for two years in a row at the first half of the year member’s meeting of the World Steel Association which was held in Vienna, Austria

JFE installs an electric-arc furnace at Chiba facility

JFE Steel announced that it will install a new electric-arc furnace at the No. 4 steelmaking shop of its Chiba District facility

SeAH rolls out 24-inch STS steel pipe production line

South Korea's SeAH Steel Corp. through an expansion has the nation's largest plant for stainless steel (STS) welded steel pipe measuring 60.9 cm (24 inches) and has begun mass production.

Commerce Ministry recommends continuation of CVD

The commerce ministry has recommended the continuation of an 18.95% countervailing duty (CVD ) on certain flat-rolled steel products imported from China for five years to guard domestic manufacturers against subsidised imports. The duty was recommended by the ministry's investigation arm Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) after conducting a sunset review investigation on imports of 'hot rolled and cold rolled stainless steel flat products' imported from China.

Odisha CM visits the Nippon plant in Japan

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who is on a tour to Japan, visited the Kimitsu Steel Works of Nippon Steel Corporation and discussed the use of green technology for the company’s proposed facilities in the state.

Metso Outotec to deliver pressure filters to JISCO

Metso Outotec has been awarded an order to deliver concentrate dewatering filters for JISCO’s modernization project in Gansu province in China. JISCO, i.e. Jiuquan Iron and Steel (Group) Co., Ltd., is the largest producer of carbon steel and stainless steel in northwest China. The order value, which is not disclosed, is booked in the Minerals segment’s first-quarter 2023 orders received.

Baowu Steel seeks to expand ties with Rio Tinto

China’s state-owned steelmaker Baowu Steel Group is looking to expand ties with British-Australian miner Rio Tinto amid renewed demand for iron ore in China....

Japan’s INPEX to use BASF CO2 capture technology

BASF Japan Ltd., a subsidiary of BASF SE (head office: Ludwigshafen, Germany), has announced that the high-pressure regenerative CO2 capture technology HiPACT® co-developed by...

LRQA and WIT sign MoU to promote quality and safety

LRQA Thailand and the Welding Institute of Thailand (WIT) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their partnership and promote quality and...