"nickel" tag

Acid or alkaline?

The electroplating of zinc-nickel alloy assures a high protection against corrosion. The alkaline one is more diffused, but …. After iron, aluminium and copper, zinc is the most used metal. Today it features…

Decline of steel price in Europe

According to MEPS research institute, European demand for flat steel products is lowing. Prices have continued to fall, together with shrinking raw material costs. Low demand, together with shrinking raw material costs, has…

Phytomining, a way to extract metals from plant

Trees could be a source for miners, using the ability of some plants to isolate and accumulate metals in their shoots. University of Queensland Sustainable Minerals Institute researcher Dr Antony van der Ent…

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