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Stainless steels are used in many applications where both strength and corrosion resistance are essential, be it as a sheet, plate, bar, wire or tube. Below you will find the news on the use of stainless steels in a variety of industries such as architecture, oil and gas, shipbuilding, heat exchangers, etc.
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Stainless steel production 43 MMT in 9 months of 2021

The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has released figures for the first nine months of 2021 showing that stainless steel melt shop production increased by 16.9% year-on-year to 43.0 million metric tons.

First AISC stainless steel standards published

AISC (American Institute of Steel Construction) has published the first two stainless steel standards: ANSI/AISC 370-21 Specification for Structural Stainless Steel Buildings and ANSI/AISC 313-21 Code of Standard Practice for Structural Stainless Steel Buildings are available to download free of charge at Current Standards | American Institute of Steel Construction (

Venus Pipes & Tubes files papers to garner funds

Venus Pipes & Tubes has filed draft papers with markets regulator Sebi to raise funds through an initial share sale. Through the Initial Public Offering (IPO), 50.74 lakh equity shares of the company will be sold, according to the Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP).

Nanotech Institute to produce new fertilizer variety

The Institute of Nanotechnology in Sri Lanka has taken measures to introduce a new variety of fertilizers containing phosphate potassium and nitrogen to increase the value of locally produced phosphate fertilizers.

RCF Kapurthala rolls out stainless steel 3 phase MEMU rake

Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala has rolled out the first-ever three-phase Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) rake to Asansol MEMU Shed, Eastern Railways. The rake comprising 12 coaches was rolled out in the presence of Ashesh Agrawal, General Manager, RCF. These coaches will be put in service after the performance trial. The electrics in the coaches have been provided by M/s. BHEL.

USD 125m loan to upgrade S. Dehradun water networks

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 125M loan to improve access to quality water supply and sanitation services in Uttarakhand, India. The project will construct 136 km of water pipe system to replace defective water networks in South Dehradun.

Rolled Alloy to supply material for furnace

Rolled Alloy’s RA353MA Alloy was selected as the material of construction for a copper brazing furnace muffle.

Akzo Nobel invests in paper chemicals in U.S.

Eka Chemicals, Akzo Nobel’s Pulp and Paper Chemicals business unit, will build a new processing plant for production of silicate products in the Howard, Green Bay, Wisconsin, in the U.S.

Mechanical float valves with electrical over-ride

PVL are the UK distributors of the Balem range of flow (float) valves, which range in sizes from ½" to 12". The smallest model in the range is a direct acting valve with a stainless steel float on an actuating arm.

Antimicrobial-treated stainless

AK Steel will unveil food equipment manufactured with its steel coated with an antimicrobial compound at the National Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, being held 19–22 May at Chicago's McCormick Place.