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Zochem Implements CRM System

Zochem, a subsidiary of Horsehead Holding Corp., recently announced it has implemented a customer resource management system (CRM).


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Increasing Aluminum Demand Drives Global Bauxite and Alumina Market

Rising demand for aluminum, driven by increasing urbanization and industrialization, is driving demand for bauxite and alumina worldwide, according to a new report by Global Industry Analysts.


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INNOVNANO: Ceramic Powder

Innovnano has developed nanostructured 3 mol % yttria-stabilized zirconia (3YSZ) as an optimized ceramic material for high-strength, anti-wear applications.


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U.S. Silica Expansions are Top News

Last week, readers were most interested in U.S. Silica’s plans for increased capacity.
This weekly roundup highlights the ceramic, glass, brick and related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Developing Regions to Spur Global Demand for Specialty Silicas

Global demand for specialty silicas (e.g., precipitated silica, silica gel, silica sol and fumed silica) is forecast to grow 5% per year through 2018 to 2.9 million metric tons, valued at $6.9 billion.


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Huber Completes Initial Capacity Expansion

Huber Engineered Materials, a division of J.M. Huber Corp., recently announced it has increased capacity at its precipitated alumina trihydrate (ATH) plant in Bauxite, Ark. by 30%.


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Ceramic Materials in Design

Designers and manufacturers can benefit from an in-depth review of advanced ceramic material properties.

Today’s advanced ceramics offer strong physical, chemical and electrical properties that make them highly resistant to melting, bending, stretching, corrosion, wear, high voltages, and currents.


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Assessing Critical Raw Materials in the Ceramic Industry

Critical raw materials have a high economic importance to the EU.

Jack Bedder, senior analyst with Roskill, shares details regarding the European Commission’s (EC) assessment of critical materials, including a report updated in 2014 that includes materials such as borates, fluorspar, magnesite, rare earths and more.


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Nanoelectronics: An Edgy Look at 2-D Molybdenum Disulfide

Researchers have recorded the first observations of a strong nonlinear optical resonance along the lines of a single layer of molybdenum disulfide.

The drive to develop ultra-small and ultra-fast electronic devices using a single atomic layer of semiconductors, such as transition metal dichalcogenides, has received a significant boost.


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Inside CI: Managing Expectations

It's vital that we communicate our expectations and/or share our ability to fulfill specific requirements.

I recently had to schedule hip replacement surgery. The scheduler at the surgeon’s office went through various details with me, and then assured me that she would be sending me a packet with lots of information regarding the procedure, the hospital stay, post-op therapy, etc.


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10th International Rare Earths Conference

11/11/14
Shangri-la Hotel Singapore
Singapore
Contact: Rachel Carnac
Metal Events Ltd’s 10th International Rare Earths Conference is being held this year in Singapore at the Shangri-la Hotel on November 11-13 2014. Read More

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Indian Ceramics

1/21/15
Ahmedabad
India

Indian Ceramics, India's leading supplier show for heavy clay and fine ceramics will its gates in Ahmedabad for the tenth time from January 21–23, 2015.

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INTERTECH 2015

5/19/15
Indianapolis, IN
United States

INTERTECH 2015 is the biennial international conference dedicated to technological advancement and application development with an emphasis on increased productivity and performance using industrial diamond, cubic boron nitride (cBN), CVD diamond, CVD Cubic Boron Nitride, nanodiamond, polycrystallines and related materials.

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CERAMITEC 2015

10/20/15
Messe Munchen
Germany

CERAMITEC is the leading trade fair of its kind in the world.

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