Tomorrow's Infrastructure

June 30, 2011

In Focus

The need for efficient infrastructure is rarely proportional to the ability to pay for it. Governments everywhere struggle to balance their revenues with the demand for more and better roads, rail lines, medical and educational facilities, water supply and waste water treatment systems, and so on – in short, all the things that enable society to function.

How much better it is when materials are chosen to reflect the full life-cycle cost of construction, use, and final disposal and recycling?

This issue of Nickel looks at several projects which reflect a more balanced approach.

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Nickel in healthcare

December 19, 2017

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Feature Story:
Nickel alloys helping hearts beat stronger
With an aging population, demand is stronger than ever for pacemakers and defibrillators. With increased usage of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), it is important that permanent implants are made from non-magnetic materials, such as UNS R 30035.