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Nickel allergy - what you need to know (May 2018)

Nickel allergic contact dermatitis (NACD) is a well-known skin condition which can be acquired after direct and prolonged contact with items which release a sufficient amount of nickel. Nickel release, not nickel content, is the most important factor in determining if an article will cause people to become allergic to nickel or cause skin reactions in nickel-allergic people.
Learn more with Dr. Kate Heim, PhD.


Nickel allergy and ear piercings (May 2018)

The most common cause of nickel allergy.
Nickel allergic contact dermatitis (NACD) is a well-known skin condition which can be acquired after direct and prolonged contact with items which release a sufficient amount of nickel. It is most frequently caused by ear piercing.
Discover with Dr. Kate Heim, PhD., what are the important things to keep in mind if your or your child want a piercing.


Nickel allergy - nickel allergic reactions (May 2018)

Nickel allergy is the most common form of skin allergy. That’s simply because nickel is used in many everyday items which are often in direct and continuous prolonged contact with our skin. If you have been diagnosed by a medical doctor as being allergic, learn with Dr. Kate Heim, PhD, how to minimize the risk of future nickel allergic reactions.


Fact Checking Science: shaping the governance of scientific advice in the EU (January 2018)

At an event in the Parliament on 23 January, hosted by British MEP Julie Girling (ECR group), representatives from the institutions, agencies and private sector got together to discuss how science, particularly how it is used, can build trust in the EU.


Fact Checking Science: Interview with Julie Girling, MEP (January 2018)

When drafting policy, EU officials and lawmakers have a variety of sources to call upon for scientific advice. But how useful is the information and how effective is the system currently in place? Julie Girling explains how she uses evidence in her day-to-day life as an MEP.


Chemical safety in the workplace: an example of better regulation? (March 2017)

During this workshop,, with the support of Nickel Institute, examined how the proposed revision of the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (CMD) lives up to this promise. The CMD is one of the central elements of EU workplace legislation and is of extreme importance to ensure the health and safety of European workers.


Impact of REACH Authorisation: costs and benefits (November 2016)

On Thursday, 10th of November 2016, Ingeborg Grässle Member of the European Parliament hosted a breakfast briefing on the “Impact of REACH Authorization: costs and benefits of REACH Authorization”. The event was timely organized, in the European Parliament, ahead of the European Commission’s REFIT report on REACH to be presented in June 2017. The event attracted 50 representatives from the EU Institutions, the Missions of third countries to the EU and industry who actively participated at the event.

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The EU Circular Economy: why metals matter (November 2015)

Metals matter in the EU Circular Economy. Why? Check out this 2 minute animation to find out.


Metalle Digital (February 2016) (This video is in German only)

Non-ferrous metals are a prerequisite for digitalisation. Explanation in less than 2 minutes!

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How to raise our game? New approach to European Industrial Competitiveness (November 2015)

On the occasion of the European SME Week 2015, Austrian MEP Paul Rübig hosted a breakfast briefing in the European Parliament on 17 November on the "New Approach to European Industrial Competitiveness: SMEs in the Surface Engineering Sector". The event was attended by stakeholders comprising European Commission, European Parliament, EU Permanent Representations and Missions of third countries to the EU. Industry was also present as well as relevant SMEs, notably Dave Elliott, Chief Executive of the Surface Engineering Association.

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Aktuelle Stoffpolitik: REACH versus Arbeitsplatzgrenzwerte? (September 2015) (This video is in German only)


REACH, a test case for better regulation - Towards safer chemicals management in the workplace (July 2015)

With the adoption of the Better Regulation agenda on19 May, the European Commission is taking the first concrete steps in the definition of its policy. There is a growing interest across stakeholders for the application of the better regulation approach to the management of chemicals. The Commission, the Parliament, the Council and the industry have started to look into a more consistent interaction between REACH and workplace legislation.

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Without non-ferrous metals, no energy transition! (June 2015)

The video demonstrates how non-ferrous metals contribute to achieve an energy transition - with three case studies.


An introduction to Environmental Quality Standards (EQS) for metals (May 2015)

Eurometaux (the European non-ferrous metals association) and ARCHE Consulting are proud to announce the release of their new video, An Introduction to Environmental Quality Standards for Metals. The video demonstrates the principles of metals bioavailability, and how this can be used to calculate site-specific environmental quality standards, or bioavailable metals concentrations, and how environmental compliance can be achieved in a tiered approach.

Nigel Ward dicusses Stainless Steel Industry at NiCoMo 2014 (2014) 
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EU2020 and Industrial Competitiveness: SMEs in the surface engineering sector (November 2014)

The event was hosted on 13 November 2014 by MEP Paul Rübig.

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Copper Nickel Alloys Welding (April 2014)

The Copper Development Association has developed a series of five video presentations covering the welding of copper-nickel alloys. The information is presented for welders in "welders' language". However, the information should also be of help to the engineers, designers and others who work with the alloys indirectly.


Eagle Mine - Mining Process (November 2014)

Ever wonder how ore is extracted at Eagle Mine? In this video you can see how nickel and copper ore are safely removed from the mine. Ride along with miners as they drill, blast, and muck (excavate) ore from the Eagle deposit.


Eagle Mine - Surface Tour (November 2014)

A driving tour of the surface facilities of the Eagle Mine. Eagle is an underground nickel-copper mine located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.


Eagle Mine - Underground Tour (November 2014)

Production kicked-off Fall 2014 at the Eagle Mine. The ore is trucked from the mine to the Humboldt Mill for processing. Nickel and Copper concentrates are shipped from the mill via covered rail cars for further refinement.


EU Industrial Policy: What industry needs for competitiveness and growth (March 2014)

Dr. Veronique Steukers from the Nickel Institute puts forward industry's case for the framework conditions needed for competitiveness and growth and discusses the main issues of concern that must be tackled by EU industrial policy.


Risk-based decision making - and interview with Tim Aiken (February 2014)


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