Sound Solutions

The combination of corrosion resistance and attractive finish makes stainless steel a good choice for roadside sound barriers

Thom Loree - June 01, 2013

Roadside sound barriers

Excess noise is a common problem of modern, industrial life, and few places are noisier than highways. Fortunately nickel-containing stainless steel is starting to be used in a number of highway noise reduction systems.

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Nickel and sustainability

Towards a circular economy

August 30, 2018


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.