Nickel Magazine

Improving lives

December 19, 2017

Nickel in healthcare

Features


In Focus

ears

Believe your ears

If you have ever been self-conscious about your ears “sticking out”, you will be especially happy to learn that there is now an easier, less invasive way to reposition them, thanks to the unique properties of a lightweight metal alloy called Nitinol,a super-elastic material made from nickel and titanium.

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In Use

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Light on the land

The Taranaki region of New Zealand is ascending in the stainless steel world with the recent unveiling of a public sculpture, Light on the Land.

tunnel

Case Study 11

The Queensway Tunnel is a road tunnel in the north west of England. When construction was completed in 1934, it was the longest underwater tunnel in the world at 3.24 kilometres. In 2011, after 77 years of service, an 11-month refurbishment of the tunnel began.


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Current Issue

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.