Stainless Steel for Enduring Architecture

Catherine Houska, TMR Stainless, consultant to the Nickel Institute -


Stainless steel has been the pre-eminent material for projecting a progressive, modern image for more than eighty years. It is also popular in high traffic public transit, security and other architectural applications where long-term durability is the primary consideration. The nickel-containing 300 series stainless steels are the most common alloys in use.

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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.