Modest Structures Enduring Results

Engineers in Gold Coast City and Ottawa choose nickel-containingstainless steels to prevent corrosion in infrastructure

B.A. McKean - June 30, 2011

Holman Street bridge, Brisbane Queensland Australia

Infrastructure is not always grand in scale. Most infrastructure decisions at the village and city level are modest from an engineering standpoint, and yet they affect the quality of life of citizens both directly and over long periods. Depending on the materials chosen, such projects also affect the costs shouldered by tax payers over long periods.

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Nickel and sustainability

Towards a circular economy

August 30, 2018

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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.