The origin of nickel metal

Nickel is a silvery white metal with magnetic properties and good plasticity. With good corrosion resistance, nickel is nearly silver-white, hard and malleable, and has a ferromagnetic metallic element that is highly polished and resistant to corrosion. After dissolved in ...

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Chinese steel, iron ore price rise amid Sino-U.S. trade tensions

China’s steel and iron ore prices finished trading up more than 1 percent on Tuesday, with Beijing announcing after the close that it would take countermeasures in response to the latest round of U.S. trade tariffs. China’s commerce ministry said ...

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Trump Trade War -New tariffs slapped on USD 200 billion of Chinese imports

President Donald Trump announced a new round of tariffs late on Monday, slapping a 10% tax on a USD200 billion list of Chinese imports ranging from consumer goods to manufacturing materials. The new tariffs, effective September 24, will rise to ...

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Trump Trade War – India extends deadline for imposition of higher duties on 29 US products

Indian government, which had decided to impose retaliatory tariffs from August 4, later extended by another 45 days till September 18, will further extend the deadline for the imposition of higher customs duties on 29 products, including almond, walnut and ...

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Introduction of metal quenching processes such as stainless steel pipes

The so-called metal quenching is a method of rapidly reducing the metal back to room temperature after heat treatment (e.g., annealing) in order to prevent the significant change in the microstructure of the metal during the cooling process. Quenching results ...

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Base Metals Drop as Trade War Angst Spurs Concern About Demand

Industrial metals started the week with more losses on concern that the escalating U.S.-China trade war will hurt prospects for demand in the biggest users. Copper, nickel and zinc dropped at least 1.3 percent in London after President Donald Trump ...

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Chinese steel mills rush to install equipment to meet emission target

Steel mills in Tangshan, China’s top steelmaking city, are rushing to install equipment to meet new ‘ultra-low’ emissions targets by an October 31 deadline, as the measures to battle pollution threaten more upheaval in the debt-laden sector. Only a handful ...

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Introduction of the role and classification of basic metals

The base metals usually refer to industrial non-ferrous metals, mainly copper, lead, nickel, zinc, and tin. In addition to copper, all base metals react with hydrochloric acid to form hydrogen. Because of their ease of extraction and large quantities, they ...

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Ahead of winter, Chinese steel mills rush to meet stricter smog rules

Steel mills in Tangshan, China’s top steelmaking city, are rushing to install equipment to meet new ‘ultra-low’ emissions targets by an Oct. 31 deadline, as the measures to battle pollution threaten more upheaval in the debt-laden sector. Only a handful ...

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Japan knocks WTO dispute panel over stainless steel bar duties in South Korea

Japan on Thursday asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to set up a dispute settlement panel to challenge South Korea’s 14-year-old anti-dumping duties on Japanese stainless steel bars. Japan’s trade ministry said “We believe it is no longer true that ...

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