Modest Structures Enduring Results

Engineers in Gold Coast City and Ottawa choose nickel-containingstainless steels to prevent corrosion in infrastructure

B.A. McKean - June 30, 2011

Holman Street bridge, Brisbane Queensland Australia

Infrastructure is not always grand in scale. Most infrastructure decisions at the village and city level are modest from an engineering standpoint, and yet they affect the quality of life of citizens both directly and over long periods. Depending on the materials chosen, such projects also affect the costs shouldered by tax payers over long periods.

Current Issue

Volume 32-2: Nickel on the move

From bicycles to rockets

August 09, 2017


Feature Story:
It is actually rocket science
Given successful test experiences to date, it is abundantly clear that 3D printing and nickel-containing alloys will be critical to the future of U.S. space travel for decades to come.