Quantcast

Latest Beryllium Stories

2009-07-20 12:53:09

The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory in California could face fines and penalties over its use of the hazardous material beryllium, a federal official says. John Belluardo, a spokesman for the National Nuclear Security Administration, said the enforcement actions could come about if the federal agency determines the lab in Livermore, Calif., violated Energy Department regulations, the Contra Costa Times said Monday. Belluardo said preliminary findings by his agency determined the Lawrence...

2009-07-08 08:00:00

TYLER, Texas, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The following was released today by Standard Silver Corporation (Pink Sheets: SDSR): Standard Silver Corporation today announces progress in analyzing its Round Top Beryllium-Uranium-Rare Earth property, located 85 miles east of El Paso in Hudspeth County, Texas. This deposit was initially developed by Cabot Minerals and Cyprus-Amax in the 1980's. Standard Silver Corp. is in the process of acquiring and compiling data on the Round Top deposit...

2009-03-13 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will exhibit X-ray and computed tomography (CT) products for the non-destructive testing market at the upcoming ASNT Research Symposium and Spring Conference taking place March 16-20, 2009 at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis, MO. The company will exhibit a number of products at the conference including: A new computed tomography system, the BIR 500-450/225, capable of operating in volumetric (cone-beam)...

2009-01-16 16:34:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that it has paid more than $4.5 billion to 48,072 individuals under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). The EEOICPA provides compensation and medical benefits to employees who became ill as a result of working in the atomic weapons industry. "We got this program up and running in eight months by July 31, 2001, and I'm very proud that the department has...

aeef4c8e0065c41a1d8987ea11eafcf31
2008-12-10 15:30:00

The James Webb Space Telescope, targeted for launch in 2013, is already taking an incredible journey right here on Earth. It's zigzagging up, down, and across the US to be "spit and polished" to perfection for its lofty space mission. "To find the first stars and galaxies that formed in the early universe, which are millions and even billions of light years away, the Webb telescope mirror has to be wickedly smooth," says Jeff Kegley of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. To get ready for...

2008-10-02 15:00:44

Vangold Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: VAN) ("Vangold") reports that International Beryllium Corporation (TSX-V: IB) ("IB" or the "Company"), an emerging vertically integrated global beryllium company focused on every element of the mine to market value chain, is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement (the "Agreement") to acquire Nonferrous Products, Inc., a profitable and growing beryllium metalworking and specialty alloy processing company. The proposed acquisition,...

2008-08-12 12:01:41

Brush Wellman Inc. announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Mafco Inc. of Largo, Florida to acquire corrosion protection coating technology as applied to beryllium materials. Terms were not disclosed. The technology will be utilized on select beryllium metal and aluminum beryllium composite products manufactured by Brush Wellman's Beryllium Products unit. The acquired Mafco technology includes anodization and chemical film coating. Protective and low...

2008-06-16 12:00:48

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2008) - International Beryllium Corporation (TSX VENTURE:IB) ("IB") is pleased to announce that it has completed staking of 517 mineral claims in the Lake George area of Colorado, a well known zone of beryllium mineralization that also includes the Boomer mine owned by IB. The staked area is approximately 10,585 acres (4,284 ha) and includes the former beryllium producing areas of China Wall, Redskin Gulch and other former producing claims...

2005-09-28 16:08:59

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. "“ Purdue University nuclear engineers have developed an advanced nuclear fuel that could save millions of dollars annually by lasting longer and burning more efficiently than conventional fuels, and researchers also have created a mathematical model to further develop the technology. New findings regarding the research will be detailed in a peer-reviewed paper to be presented on Oct. 6 during the 11th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal...

43df7f0d1c5c10d4e9ada64bd6546ed81
2005-08-26 07:27:45

ELMORE, Ohio (AP) -- Designing and constructing a telescope that can capture faint particles of light from the early periods of the universe has its share of obstacles. One challenge was to design lightweight mirrors durable enough to withstand extreme cold. The lead contractor building the mirrors on NASA's Webb Space Telescope, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., asked Cleveland-based Brush Wellman Inc. to make the mirror panels, using berylium. Beryllium, a strong, lightweight...


Latest Beryllium Reference Libraries

28_23ea712dfdfe35676703a473dfedc859
2005-05-26 12:07:27

Beryllium is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Be and atomic number 4. A toxic bivalent element, beryllium is a steel grey, strong, light-weight yet brittle, alkaline earth metal, that is primarily used as a hardening agent in alloys (most notably, beryllium copper). Notable characteristics Beryllium has one of the highest melting points of the light metals. The modulus of elasticity of beryllium is approximately 1/3 greater than that of steel. It has...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'