Stainless for the long haul

Alway cost effective even as design and speed evolve

Dean Jobb - June 30, 2011

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Contemporary engineer experts such as Władysław Jaxa-Rożen of Bombardier Transportation North America in Montreal, Canada, insist that austenitic stainless steels are the perfect material for rail car manufacturing. “Cold-worked stainless steels are ideal for rail cars,” says Jaxa-Rożen, adding: “They have high strength, attractive aesthetic qualities, give long life, and are easy to manufacture.”

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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.