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Searching for new sources of energy in Ghana: nuclear energy is also evaluated

According to the latest statements it appears that nuclear energy will be one of the main sources of power production by 2029. Ghana has already made several attempts to diversify its energy mix with the introduction of solar sources. Now,  the Ministry of Energy is also thinking about nuclear energy. The government has established a Nuclear Regulatory Authority...

The first wind farm in Serbia

Serbia will soon has its first wind farm, thanks to unexpected financing. The Green for Growth Fund (GGF), a specialized fund to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy in East and South Europe, will provide € 32 million to finance wind energy in Serbia. The first Serbian wind farm will be built 50...

Steel and architecture… the perfect match!

Stainless steel is indeed the most suitable as a building material in architecture, thanks to its peculiar properties. The stainless steel material has particular strenght, but at the same time has high ductility and is able to withstand tensile stresses. Stainless steel is very resistant to corrosion because the alloy contains...

There is renewal in the air for Parkes radio telescope

The Parkes radio telescope in New South Wales, Australia, has been enhanced with a special receiver. This $ 2.5 million receiver can capture and identify radio frequencies between 700MHz and 4GHz, much better than its predecessor. Thanks to the new device, the radio telescope will be able, with even greater precision, to look for...

The new gas pipeline project in Virginia

A new gas pipeline will soon cross Virginia, from Marshall County in the north of West Virginia to Cabell County in the southwest of the state. The pipeline will be 171 mile (275 km) long and it will supply clean, economical and national production of natural gas. The construction of the...

The use of stainless steel in the drinking water cycle

Stainless steel finds a diffuse application for components used in fixed systems for collection, treatment, adduction and distribution of water intended for consumption human. The types of stainless steel used in the water cycle are different, there are  those of the austenitic series with chromium-nickel or chromium-nickel-molybdenum, in particular the AISI types 304 / 304L and...

East Asia: stainless steel market is growing

The Asian economy has a great potential for growth, and in particular the stainless steel market is developing rapidly. According to the latest analysis, prices for benchmark 304 stainless steel, 2mm trimmed cold-rolled coil, was $2,230-2,310 per tonne. The Asian countries most affected by this growth are Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines....

Rubber applications in the aerospace industry

The products of the rubber industry find applications in many industrial sectors, such as in the aerospace industry, thanks to the high performance of the rubber. Rubber products have the ability to resist to extreme temperatures and to aerospace fluids such as engine lubrication oils, hydraulic fluids, jet fuels, oxidizers and rocket...