Business

Ensuring business continuity in the face of COVID-19

By David Holthaus / May 29, 2020

Doing business during the COVID-19 pandemic is a constantly evolving challenge. Companies involved in the advanced ceramics supply chain are taking several steps to ensure continuity during this time.

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Video: Refractories—the hidden essential industry

By Lisa McDonald / May 13, 2020

As local and federal governments mandate which businesses and industries are essential, some governments initially overlooked the refractory industry. Learn about what makes the refractory industry essential and what some refractory companies are doing to secure the right to reopen.

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Roadmap to commercialize all-solid-state batteries

By April Gocha / April 14, 2020

In a recent review article, nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego outline a research roadmap detailing four remaining challenges to address before all-solid-state batteries can reach their commercial potential.

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Video: Coronavirus exposes the digital divide

By Lisa McDonald / April 1, 2020

The spread of the coronavirus in the United States has thrown into sharp focus the problem of digital divide—unequal access to information and communication technologies. Although recent federal and local initiatives have worked to close this divide, there is still much work to be done.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / January 3, 2020

Second rare earth exchange opens in China, US-Israel fund to invest $6M in joint clean energy projects, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for January 3, 2020.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / December 20, 2019

ACI to host Concrete Convention, nuclear tech company to locate research center in New Mexico, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for December 20, 2019.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / December 13, 2019

Lucideon to hold refractories training during CeramicsExpo week, 2019 Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for December 13, 2019.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / December 6, 2019

Kazuo Inamori receives honorary knighthood, Freeman Technology launches new website, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for December 6, 2019.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / November 29, 2019

Global 5G interference agreement worries weather forecasters, Groot Glass secures funding for two glass plants, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 29, 2019.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / November 22, 2019

High temperatures achieved using concentrated solar power, world’s biggest lithium-ion battery grows larger, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 22, 2019.

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