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The use of stainless steel in purification plants

In many parts of the world, the tendency to use stainless steel in waste water treatment plants increases. The same characteristics of stainless steel make it a suitable material in the field of water purification. In fact, it is very resistant to corrosion, easy to clean, resistant and long lasting. For the...

The future of the Earth Moving Equipment market

A recent market study underlines how the future of the Earth Moving Equipment market will have a significant increase during 2017-2025. The earthmoving machinery market is estimated to gain 90 basis points between 2017 and 2025.  In this period, it is expected that the earthmoving machinery market will be dominated by the Chinese...

Stainless steel and corrosion

Corrosion can be defined as the deterioration of material, usually a metal, that results from a chemical or electrochemical reaction with its environment. The majority of material should be expected to deteriorate, to some extent, with time when exposed to the elements corrosion is a natural process. The corrosion resistance...

New gas pipeline project that will cross Australia

Former premier Colin Barnett encourages the construction of a new transcontinental gas pipeline in Australia. It will connect  WA (Western Australia) with the east coast and its industries in New South Wales and Victoria, allowing a new boom in resources and improving the distribution of gas throughout the country. According to Barnett’s plans, the...

A giant bean….made entirely of stainless steel

A sculpture of a giant bean by Anish Kapoor, now stands within the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. The beautiful sculpture called “Cloud Column”, was conceived by Kapoor in the late 1990s and realized in 2006. It’s made entirely of hand-worked stainless steel and has been installed in the middle of the square...

Helsinki and Tallinn are looking to build the world’s longest undersea rail tunnel

The world’s longest undersea rail tunnel – 103 km long – between Finland and Estonia could cost up to 20 billion euros ($24.7 billion) and be opened for traffic by 2040. Following years of investigations, Helsinki and Tallinn are looking to build a permanent undersea link between the two northern capitals,...

South Africa Nuclear Industry ask the government for a broad perspective in energy plans

The South Africa nuclear industry Association is committed to promoting the highest standards in the development and application of nuclear technology in South Africa. NIASA is composed of organisations, groups, and individuals, from not only the established nuclear sector, but also any entities involved in any technology endeavor related to...

Wind Catcher project in the Oklahoma Panhandl: 2,000-megawatt wind farm under construction

A $4.5 billion Wind Catcher project was announced by Southwestern Electric Power Co. that includes acquisition of a 2,000-megawatt wind farm under construction in the Oklahoma Panhandle and construction of a 360-mile dedicated generation tie line to the Tulsa area, where the existing electrical grid will deliver the wind energy to customers. “We...