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Nickel Price Rise

The price of stainless steel is influenced by fluctuations in the Nickel price and exchange rate on a daily basis. The Nickel price has been rising since June - the price per ton average was $9’084 and the price peaked @ $12’000/ton. However over the past few days it has decreased from $11’530/ton on 13 September down to $11’000/ton on 18 September.

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NDE COMPANY PROFILE

At NDE we offer a uniquely comprehensive stockholding countrywide of stainless steel and aluminium materials used by a wide variety of industries in products, processes and projects.

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SAVE TIME AND MONEY WHEN INSTALLING BALUSTRADES

Let’s talk about making balustrades easy to install. Whether you are an architect, developer or installer it’s best to make sure the job is done right the first time to ensure you avoid any unforeseen costs, damages or unnecessary maintenance later down the line. 

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LIFE CYCLE COSTING & STAINLESS STEEL REBAR BENEFITS

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PROGRESO PIER MEXICO

This slide from NDE’s presentation Duplex LDX 2101 Stainless Steel in Structural Steel Applications graphically illustrates the benefits of LIFE CYCLE COSTING and THE USE OF STAINLESS STEEL REBAR.

First pier built 1937-41 with nickel-containing stainless steel rebar still standsSecond pier built 1960’s with carbon steel rebar, failed. 

According to the Progreso Port Authorities (1998) there has been no major repair work during its lifetime and a complete lack of routine maintenance activities.

“Progreso’s first pier remains in service and the full extent of the environmental, economic and social benefits of having selected nickel containing stainless steel continue to accumulate”

PROGRESO PIER CASE STUDY AND LIFE CYCLE COSTING ANALYSIS

Case study courtesy of the Nickel Institute
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TÜV AUDIT AND RENEWAL OF
NDE’s ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION

NDE head office and branches across the country received a positive and complimentary assessment, with no non-conformances, from the TÜV Rheinland organisation. This was during the 2015 audit of NDE’s long-standing and valued ISO 9001 certification for quality management.

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We are rolling out our new colours and fresh, new, modern look to our website, signage and other items. The latest in NDE blue and green are our trucks, delivering corrosion resistant stainless steel and aluminium around South Africa.

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HARDY ESTERHUIZEN
APPOINTED NDE DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR

NDE has announced the appointment of Hardy Esterhuizen as Deputy Managing Director.
Mike Campbell continues as Managing Director.
Hardy retains his roles as manager of the Gauteng region - supported by Deputy, James Carmichael - and of overseeing NDE in KwaZulu-Natal.       

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