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.
China and North Korea are old allies. Now it seems that cooperation is to be even closer. The signals from China, however, are ambivalent.
Huge quantities of gallium and germanium are required for 5G expansion. Where exactly they are used and why this is interesting for investors.
According to a survey by german newspaper Handelsblatt, rare earths are at the top of the list of raw materials for which a bottleneck is expected in the coming years. What else is worrying purchase agents.
A new membrane system is intended to revolutionize the extraction of strategic metals such as indium or germanium. The Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg is testing the filter so that it can be…