Amazon is building 100,000 e-trucks, and Deutsche Post is already transporting “green”. The goal: to become CO2-neutral. This pushes green technologies forward.
How does COVID-19 affect the metal market? The consulting firm Roskill compares the current crisis with the financial crisis of 2008. The results offer hope.
Scientists from Hong Kong are developing a bionic eye that is already very close to the human eye with the lens, vitreous body and photocells.
China is the largest producer for many critical raw materials. However, self-consumption in the People’s Republic is increasing and competition as a producer is also becoming fiercer.
Chinese researchers have developed a method of using metal alloys to produce hydrogen from salt water. This offers completely new possibilities.
The situation for the main supplier of rare earths and rare earth products has eased faster than expected. That is the good news.
The electric racing series thrill spectators around the world. The racing bolides form the spearhead of electric mobility, not least thanks to rare earth magnets.
In the city of Ganzhou, where much of the world’s rare earths come from, production is currently running at about 20 %, according to a local manager. The corona virus is to blame.
The aviation industry is booming. It is also one of the most important customers for Rhenium. In the next 10 years, the technology metal could become scarce.
A German start-up has developed an ion propulsion with gallium fuel. It could revolutionize the market – NASA is already on board.
The german start-up “RMF Tech” extracts indium from remainders and residues of smelting and prepares them for the industry in commercial quality.
Osram is currently developing “transparent, high-resolution and direct-emitting visualization solutions” with MicroLED. Gallium plays a central role in this.