The History of Stainless Steel

June 30, 2011

History of Stainless Steel

Harold Cobb has a broad background in the American stainless steel industry, including work with the E.G. Budd Manufacturing Company and the aerospace and nuclear  industries. Just as important as his technical knowledge of metallurgy is his ability to tell a good story involving the people and companies  who contributed to the development of stainless steel – all of which is evident in his entertaining new book The History of Stainless Steel.

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Nickel and sustainability

Towards a circular economy

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Feature Story:
A catalyst for sustainable operations
Nickel-containing catalysts are widely used in the refining and petrochemical industries worldwide. At end-of-life, catalysts are either sent to landfill or sent for recycling to recover the valuable metals they contain. Refineries in Kuwait are changing the way they handle spent catalysts.