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Stainless steel and the “Smart Cities”

The main stainless steel players have decided to focus on urban consumption and central infrastructure initiatives such as “Smart Cities”, to boost the country ‘s stainless steel consumption. The largest consuming segment remains utensils and kitchenwares, with about  50 per cent share in the overall consumption. But also the segment...

The stainless steel’s market strenght

In 2019 global steel demand is forecast to grow 1.4% to reach 1,681.2Mt. Chairman of the worldsteel economics committee and CEO Emirates Steel, speaking at the World Steel Association General Assembly in Tokyo and says that in 2018 global steel demand continued to show resilience supported by the recovery in...

Construction equipment market

Construction equipment sales in Italy jumped 22% year on year to reach 9,615 units over the first nine months of 2018. Sales of earthmoving machines were up 23% to 9,281 units. Around 5% of sales- 334 machines- was for road machines, according to Unacea, Italy. ISTAT reported an increase of...

Stainless steel and its applications in medicine

Recent studies have underlined the advantages due to the diffusion of stainless steel inside hospitals. Always more often, stainless steel equipments are present in our hospital facilities. And it is not a case. Thanks to a recent discovery (due to a Spanish scientist), stainless steel applications in hospital could increase… With...

TurkStream gas pipeline 95% completed

The Gazprom Board of Directors continues to pursue the extensive Eastern Gas Program and to build facilities associated with supplying gas to domestic consumers and to China. 127 producing gas wells were drilled at the Chayandinskoye field, the linchpin of the Yakutia gas production centre. Also underway is the installation...

Stainless Steel and Environment

Stainless steel is a green product. It is 100% recyclable, as it is not coated with any toxic material it does not produce toxic run-off. A huge difference can be made by companies and individuals by simply choosing stainless steel over non-recyclable materials. During production, stainless steel uses scrap metal...

Stainless steel’s history

The inventor of stainless steel is Harry Brearley and was born in Sheffield, England, in 1871. Have already established his reputation for solving metallurgical problems, Brearley was given the opportunity in 1908 to set up the Brown Firth Laboratories, which were financed by the two leading Sheffield steel companies of the...