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Month: March 2021

ISTA Calls For “Safeguard Holiday” on Short Supply

ISTA, the International Steel Traders Association, has sent a letter to the European Commission to express its opposition to the potential extension of safeguard measures beyond June 2021. In the letter seen by Kallanish the association stressed that for

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New Member – Mr Scratch

We’d like to welcome Mr Scratch to the

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Stainless Flexible Service Lines

Leaks in distribution systems are costly. Added to the direct cost of the lost water that cannot be sold are the financial and environmental costs of finding, treating and storing more water to compensate for the losses. This problem affects rich and poor

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New £20m Competition Aims to Chart a Greener Future for UK Shipping

New Department for Transport initiative will support development of zero emission vessels and infrastructure that can propel decarbonisation of shipping The government has called on shipbuilders, shipping firms, ports, scientists, and academics to submit

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ISTA Proposes 1-Year ‘Safeguard Holiday’ For Quotas Amid EU Steel Shortage

The International Steel Trade Association has proposed to lift the import safeguard quota for 12 months from July amid the current material shortage in Europe, a March 18 letter by ISTA sent to the European Commission said. The letter is a response to the

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TMK To Enter Stainless Flats Production

Russian pipemaker TMK will begin the production of stainless flat rolled products, with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, says the press service of the President of Russia. The design capacity of the proposed complex is up to 500,000

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Mott MacDonald unveils masterplan for UK’s first hydrogen transport hub

Mott MacDonald has unveiled its masterplan for the UK’s first ever multi-modal hydrogen transport hub for the UK Department for Transport (DfT). Development of the hub, based on Teesside, will be kickstarted with £3m in government funding and could be

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Stainless steel production decreases by 2.5% to 50.9 million tons in 2020

Brussels 15 March 2021 – The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has released figures for the full year 2020 showing that stainless steel melt shop production decreased by 2.5% year–on–year to 50.9 million metric tons.   CLICK FOR MORE

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7.1/4 Gauge Steam Locomotive in Polished Stainless Steel

Peter Sylvester, a model engineer, has built a 7.1/4 gauge working steam locomotive in polished stainless steel. “As there is not any casting available in stainless, I had to made everything from solid. I found several pieces of 7 inch dia. 304

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Apply for a grant to help small and medium-sized businesses new to importing or exporting

The SME Brexit Support Fund could give you up to £2,000 to help with training or professional advice, if your business has up to 500 employees and no more than £100 million annual turnover. What you’ll be able to use the grant for You can use the grant

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