Nickel Magazine - Current Issue

Nickel and sustainability

August 30, 2018

Towards a circular economy


In Brief


Guitar strings

Pure-nickel or nickel-plated guitar strings, whatever the choice, nickel has been a longtime player in the music industry.


Sea of information

The Nickel Institute and the Copper Development Association have developed a new series of technical presentations to help users better understand the behaviour of copper-based alloys, stainless steels and nickel alloys in marine environments.

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In Use


Cloud Column

Cloud Column is another artistic masterpiece by British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor, renowned for creating the stainless steel Cloud Gate sculpture that defines Millennium Park in Chicago.

Fig 1 Photo courtesy Acuamed

Case Study 13

Pedestrians in the coastal resort town of Águilas in south-eastern Spain could not walk directly from the centre of town to the marina. The obstacle? A wide ravine known as the Rambla del Cañarete that carries large volumes of water at certain times of the year.

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Current Issue

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.