Metals

02.04.12
Nokia establishes stance on conflict minerals in formal policy
02.04.12

Nokia establishes stance on conflict minerals in formal policy

Recent weeks have seen a swell of interest in corporate responsibility, particularly with regard t...

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03.04.11
Researchers find flaws in neodymium magnet crystalline structure, still in love with its personality
03.04.11

Researchers find flaws in neodymium magnet crystalline structure, still in love with its personality

Given China's status as the worlds largest producer of rare earths and its recent proclivity for re...

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01.21.11
China nationalizes eleven rare earth mines for environmental and strategic reasons
01.21.11

China nationalizes eleven rare earth mines for environmental and strategic reasons

Most of our favorite gadgets are constructed with parts made of rare earth minerals, and as many of...

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03.10.10
US mineral companies to tech industry: drill, baby, drill
03.10.10

US mineral companies to tech industry: drill, baby, drill

Even if your favorite gadget isn't flaunting them, rare earth metals are vital to all sorts of high-...

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06.29.08
Making/Money: The Origin of the Specie
06.29.08

Making/Money: The Origin of the Specie

Specie (n) - any type of coined money, usually of metal. Also used to describe commodity metals. The...

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01.03.07
Engineuity developing hydrogen-creating, emission free vehicle
01.03.07

Engineuity developing hydrogen-creating, emission free vehicle

Just in case there weren't enough alternate fuel developments going on around the world, it looks li...

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