News - 10 Oct 2002
Avestor have just started production of the world’s first fully commercial lithium-metal-polymer (LMP) battery in their new production plant in Boucherville, Quebec, Canada. Avestor is a 50/50...
News - 18 Sep 2002
BYK-Chemie GmbH, a subsidiary of Altana have just acquired Bayer’s subsidiary GE Bayer Silicones GmbH. While no financial details were released, ownership of GE Bayer Silicones was transferred...
News - 2 Sep 2002
AZoM.com, the A to Z of Materials, hosted its largest number of visitor sessions ever in August 2002, with over 42,000 visitors setting yet another record for AZoM.com audience numbers.
In the 12...
News - 30 Jul 2002
Following an investment of 20 million Euros, the expansion of Bayer’s rubber production plant at La Wantzenau in France has been completed. The project was approved back in 1999.
The work on...
News - 22 Jul 2002
US tyre manufacturers petitioned federal highway safety officials to adopt new regulations that will see all new cars fitted with a reserve tyre inflation pressure monitoring systems.
News - 1 Jul 2002
Rolltronics Corporation have just announced that they intend to develop a new type of data storage technology. The new memory format will be based on nano-scale thin films, with data being stored in...
News - 18 Jun 2002
Altair Nanotechnologies has just announced that it has successfully tested its advanced solid oxide fuel cell technology.
Initial tests were performed in March and successfully produced...
News - 7 Jun 2002
Research by physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory provides new insight into why some materials made of stacks of metallic planes are conductors in the direction...
News - 29 May 2002
Metals can help in achieving globally sustainable development, two leading Australian researchers claimed today.
Metals are not biodegradable, have a virtually unlimited lifespan, and can be...
News - 15 May 2002
BHP Billiton has taken another step towards its goal of concentrating on minerals and petroleum by announcing that they will demerge BHP Steel.
The demerger will involve the offering of no less...