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New simpler recycling process extracts rare-earth magnets from discarded electronics

By Faye Oney / May 11, 2018

Researchers have developed a simple process for extracting rare-earth magnets from discarded electronic devices. Their method reduces manufactured waste and recycles materials into magnets for other uses.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 6, 2016

Imperfections make big impacts, boosting efficiency of perovskite solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 6, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 19, 2015

Separating rare earths with UV light, NASA testing materials in space, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 19, 2015.

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Phosphate-rich salmon sperm could prove key to greener, cheaper recycling of rare earths

By Jessica McMathis / January 28, 2015

A team of Japanese researchers has discovered that the sperm of salmon could effectively replace the more costly and less environmentally friendly methods used to recover rare-earth elements from electronic and magnetic waste.

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GE’s sweet new fuel cell tech makes the most of ceramic materials

By Jessica McMathis / July 28, 2014

GE has taken its R&D destiny into its own hands, creating an internal startup to manufacture a new fuel cell technology that can produce between 1 and 10 megawatts of power at a generation efficiency of 65 percent.

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American Elements chairman to talk minerals, geopolitics

By Jim Destefani / September 26, 2013

On Oct. 9, American Elements CEO Michael N. Silver will speak at a meeting of the New York Mineralogical Club on the topic of “How Minerals Will Impact Global Geopolitics in the 21st Century.”

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / July 5, 2013

CoorsTek acquires Dynamic-Ceramic (Wall Street Journal) CoorsTek Inc., manufacturer of technical ceramics supplying critical components to high-technology markets, has acquired Dynamic-Materials (Ceramics) Ltd. (Crewe, England) and its wholly owned subsidiary Dynamic-Ceramic Ltd., a specialist advanced ceramic manufacturing, trading, and consultancy company. Established in 1987, Dynamic-Ceramic offers a variety of ceramic materials for a wide range of…

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