Nickle ore – Devil’s Copper

During the 15th century miners in Germany found a brown-red ore which they believed to contain copper.  They called it Kupfernickel or Devils' Copper because they couldn't recover copper from it.   Coins in the USA first used nickel alloyed with copper in 1857. The “nickel” was not made from pure nickel but in 1881, pure… Continue reading Nickle ore – Devil’s Copper

Nickel and Stainless steel – Tsingshan

Founded in 1998, the main business of the Tsingshan Group's is not only nickel metal mining and production, but also the manufacture of stainless steel.  According to the data of Tsingshan Group, the annual output of stainless steel of the company has already exceeded 10 million tons, accounting for 20% of the world stainless steel… Continue reading Nickel and Stainless steel – Tsingshan