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Barnes Group Buys Steel Pipe Manufact...

by tubelinks on 05/28/2014 - 06:36 pm
Tag: Press Release

South African steel pipe maker, Hall Longmore, was recently sold to the privately owned Barnes Group, following a successful conclusion to negotiations with seller Murray & Roberts and final approval by the Competition Commission. Mr Kenny van Rooyen newly appointed managing director of Hall Longmore said that “We are delighted with the acquisition, it’s in good health and has an envious order book given current market conditions. It features up to date pipe mills and corrosion protection coating and lining applications. The companies pedigree is further endorsed by the American Petroleum Institute ISO 9001:2008, BS OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 14001 certification.”Mr van R ...

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Tenaris Extends Term of NKKTUBES Join...

by tubelinks on 05/28/2014 - 02:11 pm
Tag: Press Release

Tenaris S.A. announced that the successful completion of the renegotiation of its joint venture agreement with JFE Steel Corporation for the governance and operation of NKKTUBES. NKKTUBES is a leading Japanese seamless steel pipe manufacturer that produces a wide range of carbon, alloy and stainless steel pipes for the domestic and export markets. Tenaris holds a 51% interest in NKKTUBES, while JFE Steel Corporation holds the remaining 49%.

The joint venture agreement, which was due to expire on July 31, 2015, will now run through July 31, 2030. JFE Steel Corporation will continue to supply steel billets and other essential inputs and services to NKKTUBES under existing supply agreemen ...

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Vallourec To Supply Pipe Solutions Fo...

by tubelinks on 05/27/2014 - 10:00 pm
Tag: Projects

Vallourec SA, a French producer of seamless and welded steel tube products, announced that it has been selected to supply premium line pipes and welding services for the TEN ultra-deepwater oil and gas project in Ghana.

The TEN project is operated by British oil and gas firm Tullow Oil Plc, and executed by a consortium of Subsea 7 and French oilfield services provider Technip SA.

In the deal, Vallourec will provide Subsea 7 with seamless offshore line-pipe including anticorrosion coating for a total of 15,000 tonnes. The pipes will be dedicated to production flowlines and gas export line. The company noted that deliveries are currently in progress.

Vallourec, a key supplier for Subsea 7, ...

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Severstal Begins Shipments for the So...

by tubelinks on 05/27/2014 - 09:55 pm
Tags: Press Release, Projects

OAO Severstal, one of the world’s leading steel and steel-related mining companies, has begun shipments of 813 mm dia. pipes for the South Stream Offshore Pipeline. The pipes are manufactured at the Izhora Pipe Mill, part of Severstal’s Russian Steel division.

The Mill’s first batch of 39 mm wall, 12 m pipes has been shipped to Severstal’s stevedore company, ZAO Neva-Metal (also part of the Russian Steel division), which has further transported the product to the project. Severstal plans to supply more than 40 000 t of pipes by the end of Q2.

Vitaly Motorin, Director of Pipe Production for Severstal’s Russian Steel division, commented: “Immediate proximi ...

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Steel Firm Brings 150 Jobs and Millio...

by tubelinks on 05/26/2014 - 02:27 pm
Tags: Press Release, Projects

A giant steel tube maker has been opened on Tyneside, securing more than 150 jobs and millions of pounds of investment.

The 'Vertical Helix Assembly Machine' builds cables that are up to 60km long, and can extract oil from the bottom of the sea.

It is the only machine of its type in the world. The manufacturers had to build one of Europe's biggest single-storey buildings in Newcastle to accommodate it.

Businessmen at the launch said it helps continue the redevelopment of the Tyne, after the end of shipbuilding more than 20 years ago.

U.S. Confirms Duties on Steel Pipes f...

by tubelinks on 05/26/2014 - 02:21 pm
Tag: Press Release

The United States on Friday confirmed duties on imports of stainless steel pressure pipe from Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam after finding the products had been sold at unfairly low prices.

Duties will be as high as 167.1 percent for some pipe from Malaysia, the Department of Commerce said in its final determination.

The pipe is used in pharmaceutical lines, petrochemical lines, brewery process and transport lines and general food processor lines.

Imports from the three countries totaled $39.1 million in 2013. The U.S. International Trade Commission is due to make its final decision on whether the imports harmed local industry on July 6. 

World's Most Advanced Steel Tube Faci...

by tubelinks on 05/23/2014 - 02:32 pm
Tag: Press Release

A steel tube umbilical manufacturing facility, believed to the world’s most advanced, has opened on Walker Riverside, Newcastle.

The facility, housed in one of the tallest single floor buildings in Europe, was launched by Technip Umbilicals this week and is set to reinforce the firm’s position as a key player within the subsea sector.

The box-shaped building houses a gigantic vertical helix assembly machine (VHAM) and extrusion line, enabling the production of extremely long-length umbilicals, of considerable diameter, while incorporating large numbers of components to meet the industry’s worldwide requirements for the foreseeable future.

Externally there are two large c ...

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Steel Industry Related app Launched b...

by tubelinks on 05/14/2014 - 06:26 pm
Tag: Press Release

Robor is proud and excited to be the first South African steel tube and pipe manufacturer to announce the launch of an industry related “app” compatible with Android and iOS smartphones. The app (short for application) can be downloaded for free and offers users readily available information regarding the full Robor offering, as well as other useful information and tools applicable to steel products and services.

This app enables people out in the field, to have easy access, through a mobile device, to Robor’s steel products and services, as well as other useful industry related offerings, such as Steel Calculations, Steel Specifications and Smart Tools.

The app will unde ...

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Valin Heng Yang Successfully Develope...

by tubelinks on 05/11/2014 - 05:27 pm
Tag: Press Release

It is reported that Valin Heng Yang has made a great progress in developing low temperature steel pipe and has successfully developed A333Gr8 low temperature steel pipe with all its indicators meet the requirements of American Society Testing and Materials. The A333Gr8 low temperature steel pipe is a mark in the standard of ASTM, which is widely used in storing and transporting liquefied natural gas, with harsh demand for technology. It is one of the most valued-added products among steel products for civil use.

Senate Takes up Energy Bill Amid Keys...

by tubelinks on 05/11/2014 - 05:17 pm
Tag: Press Release

The Senate moved closer to a showdown over the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline May 6, as a related energy bill cleared an early procedural hurdle.

Senators voted 79-20 to take up an energy efficiency bill that Keystone supporters want to amend with language authorizing immediate construction of the proposed pipeline from Canada to the United States. Despite the vote, the two parties were still arguing over whether to allow amendments to the measure, including one by Keystone supporters that would end years of delay by the Obama administration on whether to approve the pipeline.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., denied a Republican request for an amendment on the pipeline, but sa ...

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