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China and the anti-dumping investigation into stainless steel imports

China makes and consumes around half the world’s stainless steel, which is used to protect against corrosion in buildings, transportation and packaging. China began an anti-dumping investigation into stainless steel imports worth $1,3 billion. The Commerce Ministry said the investigation will target imports of stainless steel billet and hot-rolled stainless steel...

The stainless steel benefits for food processing

Almost all food production industries by now, and even those involved in food processing, food packaging and the beverage manufacturing companies have decided to adopt the stainless steel material in their production methods. The benefits that this material offers in food production processes are many: stainless steel is the only material that will not rust and...

Earthmoving Equipment: the global market continues to grow

According to a recent report from ResearchAndMarkets the global Earthmoving Equipment market will grow 7% by 2026. The current situation records a global market for earthmoving equipment valued at $81.5 billion in 2017. And must of all, it is expected to cross $145 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of...

Steel and architecture… the perfect match!

Stainless steel is indeed the most suitable as a building material in architecture, thanks to its peculiar properties. The stainless steel material has particular strenght, but at the same time has high ductility and is able to withstand tensile stresses. Stainless steel is very resistant to corrosion because the alloy contains...

The new gas pipeline project in Virginia

A new gas pipeline will soon cross Virginia, from Marshall County in the north of West Virginia to Cabell County in the southwest of the state. The pipeline will be 171 mile (275 km) long and it will supply clean, economical and national production of natural gas. The construction of the...

The use of stainless steel in the drinking water cycle

Stainless steel finds a diffuse application for components used in fixed systems for collection, treatment, adduction and distribution of water intended for consumption human. The types of stainless steel used in the water cycle are different, there are  those of the austenitic series with chromium-nickel or chromium-nickel-molybdenum, in particular the AISI types 304 / 304L and...

East Asia: stainless steel market is growing

The Asian economy has a great potential for growth, and in particular the stainless steel market is developing rapidly. According to the latest analysis, prices for benchmark 304 stainless steel, 2mm trimmed cold-rolled coil, was $2,230-2,310 per tonne. The Asian countries most affected by this growth are Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines....

Stainless steel in great artistic installations

The use of stainless steel has a great demand in the manufacture of large sculptures, great artistic installations and city monuments. Let’s look at some examples of the use of stainless steel in the largest artistic installations in Beijing. Water fountain wall: it’s a great stainless steel wall fountain of...