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Ultra-Powerful All-Electric Pipe Bend...

by tubelinks on 04/01/2015 - 06:57 pm
Tag: Press Release

Unison has commissioned what is believed to be the largest all-electric tube bending machine ever produced, at Newport News Shipbuilding - supplier of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and submarines to the US Navy.The machine is capable of generating over 265,000 lb-ft (360,000 Nm) of torque and can bend piping up to 8 inches NPS - with an outside diameter of 8.625 inches or 219.1 mm - with Schedule 80 wall thicknesses of 0.5 inch (12.7 mm).The availability of all-electric, servomotor-controlled bending machines for pipes of this size brings significant productivity benefits to the fabrication of a ship's pipework compared with conventional hydraulically-powered machinery. These include sma ...

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Evraz Pumps $200 Million into Regina ...

by tubelinks on 04/01/2015 - 06:54 pm
Tags: Press Release, Projects

Evraz North America is making its biggest investment ever — a $200-million, 100,000-tonne-a-year, large-diameter pipe mill —  at its Regina location, company president and CEO Conrad Winkler announced here Tuesday.

“(It’s) our largest single investment in North America,” Winkler told a news conference near the site of the new mill. “This investment, which is completely funded by Evraz North America, will secure our position as the highest-quality, lowest-cost integrated producer of large-diameter pipe in North America.’’

Over the next two years, Winkler said Evraz will install a “new two-step, large-diameter pipe mill primarily fro ...

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Sutor Gets New Steel Pipe Export Orde...

by tubelinks on 04/01/2015 - 06:48 pm
Tags: Press Release, Projects

Sutor Technology Group Ltd., one of the major China-based manufacturers and service providers for fine finished steel products used by a variety of downstream applications, has announced that its subsidiary, Ningbo Zhehua Heavy Steel Pipe Manufacturing Co. Ltd., entered into a new contract to supply approximately 3,000 tons of large-diameter submerged-arc straight seam welded pipes for a dredging project of Saudi Arabia National Oil Company.

Ningbo Zhehua has received a payment deposit and expects to complete product delivery in the middle of April 2015.

Lifang Chen, chairwoman and CEO of Sutor, commented: "The products to be supplied under this contact are all high-valued welded pipes tha ...

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Tashkent Pipe Plant to Begin Rolled S...

by tubelinks on 04/01/2015 - 06:45 pm
Tag: Press Release

The Tashkent Pipe Plant JV LLC intends to begin the rolled sheet stock production for the next two years with a capacity of 150,000 tonnes per year annually, Uzmontajspecstroy joint stock company, including the pipe plant. Aa representative of the joint stock company said that the project cost is USD 79.6 million. The enterprise intends to begin the construction in late 2015. The enterprise's development program also envisages the construction of welding electrode production with a capacity of 2,000 tonnes per year worth USD 4.4 million. By the end of 2015, Tashkent Pipe Plant plans to complete the project on creation of profiled hot-rolled steel production of rolled metal products (rod and ...

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Senaat Partners with Japanese Firms t...

by tubelinks on 04/01/2015 - 06:24 pm
Tag: Projects

An Abu Dhabi conglomerate plans to develop a Dh1.1 billion steel plant that will create 370 jobs.

Senaat, the state-owned Abu Dhabi-based holding corporation, said it has entered a joint venture with two Japanese steel makers to build steel pipes for industrial use.

The plan for the new company, Al Gharbia Pipe, comes as the emirate accelerates its push to diversify from crude oil.

JFE Steel and Marubeni-Itochu Steel are joining Senaat in the project to manufacture steel pipes for customers in the energy and construction industries at a plant in the Khalifa Industrial Zone of Abu Dhabi (Kizad).

“In striving to uphold our mandate of championing UAE industry and contributing to the n ...

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