Nickel based alloys are chosen because of the corrosion resistance, heat resistance/high and low temperature properties. Nickel alloys are used in a variety of industries, such as: aircraft gas turbines, steam turbine power plants, nuclear power systems and the chemical- and petrochemical industries.

Spectrometers for metal analysis brought to UK

Spektrometrie Opto-Elektronik (Germany) has appointed Alrad Instruments as its UK distributor for its range of spectrometers for metal analysis.

Anchoring Systems

After 25 years, severe corrosion to Pittsburgh's Fort Pitt Tunnel, created a safety hazard for the 138,000 cars that pass through daily.

Outokumpu Oyj discusses mine closure

Talks to start with employees at Outokumpu’s Hitura mine about possible closing of the mine.

Dneprospetsstal goes private

The Ukrainian government has sold its 10% stake in Ukrainian special steel maker, Dneprospetsstal.

Inco proposes 34% emissions cut

Inco Ltd has confirmed that it has been in discussions with the Ontario (Canada) Ministry of the Environment (MOE) on a programme to comply with a draft control order for emissions at the company’s Sudbury Ontario smelting operations.

Aurora to drill Nickel Lake discovery

Aurora Platinum Corp. has initiated a second phase drilling program designed to test its Nickel Lake, copper-nickel-platinum-palladium discovery on the Foy Property Sudbury, Ontario.

Inco announces new head of Goro Nickel

Inco is pleased to announce the appointment of Pierre Alla as Président Directeur Général of Goro Nickel, a nickel-cobalt project located in the French Overseas Territory of New Caledonia.

Chinese nickel company cuts back

China's Jilin Nickel Co. is to decrease its nickel output to about 4000mt in 2001, compared with an earlier target of 5500mt, because of the flooding of its mine in August.

Australian nickel ramp-up on schedule

The ramping up of Anaconda Nickel's 60%-owned Murrin Murrin laterite nickel-cobalt project in Western Australia is continuing on schedule, the company has said.

Stainless steel: future for architecture

The Lowry arts complex in Salford, UK, contains over 22,000 m2 of stainless steel manufactured by AvestaPolarit.