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 in healthcare

December 19, 2017


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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.