The external stainless-steel structure provides the required strength for the concrete columns and bridges at Chemelot, replacing the function of the reinforcement. The service life of the columns can be extended by up to 50 years.

Stainless adds extra 50 years to columns and bridges

The 3,500 columns of the vital pipe network on the Chemelot site are over 50 years old and require annual maintenance. The outdoor climate and the environment lead to corrosion of the reinforcement in the concrete structures, which may reduce their strength. Peter Brabers, Senior Project Manager and consultant at Sitech Services, devised a unique solution to extend their service life by 50 years. Read more...
Cover
Cover
Stainless Steel World News
Wärtsilä secures its future in Spain’s CHP market

Wärtsilä secures its future in Spain’s CHP market

The technology group Wärtsilä’s capabilities in gas conversions for oil-fuelled power plants have again...
05 June 2020
Saipem signs a two-year frame agreement with Equinor

Saipem signs a two-year frame agreement with Equinor

Saipem has signed a two-year frame agreement with Equinor covering engineering services worldwide. The...
05 June 2020
ISSF: New edition of Stainless Steel in Figures

ISSF: New edition of Stainless Steel in Figures

A new edition of the reference guide for stainless steel statistics Stainless Steel in Figures has been...
02 June 2020

Kobelco Steel Tube renamed Maruichi Stainless Tube

Kobelco Steel Tube Co., Ltd has changed its name to Maruichi Stainless Tube Co. Ltd. This corporate name...
01 June 2020
Expanded Duyen Hai 3 begins commercial operation

Expanded Duyen Hai 3 begins commercial operation

Expanded Duyen Hai 3 Thermal Power Plant is ready to begin operation this month: The state council for acceptance testing of construction works has permitted Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) to put the Expanded Duyen Hai 3 Thermal Power Plant project in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh into commercial...
01 June 2020

Subscribe!

The Stainless Steel World Email newsletter is out!
Subscribe to our newsletter and receive all latest news on CRA's right in your mailbox!

E-mail address:

Video

More videos

Succesful conference
Succesful conference
Duplex World 2018
Duplex World 2018
It was outstanding
It was outstanding
Your video here?
OSG releases AT-2 thread mill for hardened steel

OSG releases AT-2 thread mill for hardened steel

OSG Corporation announced the release of the AT-2 carbide thread mill, a drilling and threading combo...
01 June 2020
UU & Array install 'deNOx' system at the thermal plant

UU & Array install 'deNOx' system at the thermal plant

Utrecht University and emissions specialist Array Industries signed a contract to install a 'deNOx' system...
29 May 2020
U.S. DOE selects HWR to lead the Tank Closure Contract

U.S. DOE selects HWR to lead the Tank Closure Contract

Fluor Corporation announced that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected Hanford Works Restoration,...
29 May 2020
US DOE announces USD 27M in funding for 9 projects

US DOE announces USD 27M in funding for 9 projects

The U.S. Department of Energy announced USD 27M in funding for 9 projects as part of the Advanced Research...
26 May 2020

Kemira signs a long-term extension contract with UPM

Kemira has signed a long-term agreement with UPM-Kymmene Corporation extending and expanding its current...
26 May 2020

Our brands

Valve World
Valve World Americas
Valve World Asia
Valve World India
Armaturen Welt
Stainless Steel World
Stainless Steel World Americas
SSW News
Stainless Steel World India
Edelstahl Aktuell
Pump Engineer
Managing Aging Plants
Hose+Coupling World
Fugitive Emission Journal
Heat Exchanger World
Nuclear Exchange