Tag: Ministry of Economy

NSSC to introduce rare metal recovery equipment

NSSC will introduce equipment at the Hikari Works to make possible the retrieval of rare metals, like chrome and nickel from ‘dust’ during the melting process and from ‘sludge’ and ‘scale’ during further processing.

Methane hydrate deposit discovered

Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) has reported a methane hydrate discovery of some 1.1 trillion cum of estimated gas in place in a section of the Nankai Trough about 50km off eastern Japan.