Latest Cadmium Stories

2009-05-11 11:00:00

PARIS, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Saft Will Start US Manufacture of Asymmetric Nickel Supercapacitors in 2009 - Initial Applications Will be for Engine Starting of Heavy Vehicles at Low Temperatures or in Frequent Stop-Start Usage Saft, the world specialist in the design and manufacture of high-tech industrial batteries, has signed an agreement with ESMA, the Russian Joint Stock Company, to cooperate in the development, production and commercialization of...

2009-02-02 10:19:02

Quantum dots have the potential to bring many good things into the world: efficient solar power, targeted gene and drug delivery, solid-state lighting and advances in biomedical imaging among them.

2009-01-30 00:00:00

PARIS, January 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Saft, leader in the design, development and manufacture of high-end batteries for industry and defence, announces its sales for the fourth quarter and the year ended 31 December 2008. Sales highlights - Q4 2008 sales up by 0.7% YoY at EUR163.1m at constant exchange rates: - IBG (2.8)% - SBG +7.6% - RBS (7.6)% - Full year 2008 sales up by 4.9% YoY at EUR609.4m, at constant exchange...

2008-12-22 00:00:00

PARIS, December 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Dedicated Production Line at Valdosta (Georgia, USA) has a Capacity of Over 16 000 48 V Tel.X Batteries Per Year. Saft, leader in the design, development and manufacture of high-end batteries for industry, has completed its investment in its new Tel.X nickel based product range designed specifically for telecom networks applications. The investment programme just completed is a new $9 million production line at its US manufacturing...

2008-11-20 12:10:00

A new way of pinpointing where zinc pollution in the atmosphere comes from could improve pollution monitoring and regulation.

2008-10-20 14:00:00

Because they are riddled with defects, bulk crystalline materials never achieve their ideal strength; nanocrystals, on the other hand, are so small there’s no room for defects.

2008-09-15 09:00:48

Pure Energy Visions Corporation (TSX-V: PEV) (FRANKFURT: XYQ) ("Pure Energy" or the "Corporation"), the leading Canadian provider of environmentally responsible rechargeable battery products, reported today that it has secured business for its new cordless phone battery packs with two leading Canadian retailers.

2008-08-21 18:00:41

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 21, 2008) - Aquiline Resources Inc. (TSX:AQI) ("Aquiline" or "the Company") today announced the results of the metallurgical program performed on the Loma de La Plata zone of the Navidad silver project by Xstrata Process Support ("XPS") of Sudbury, Ontario.

2008-07-11 06:00:36

By Patton, Jessica Rae UPDATES Chemical pollutants have cropped up in - and are threatening the very existence of - the populations of two distinctive predatory creatures (see "Intensive Condor Care," Currents, September/October 2007).

2008-04-14 12:00:28

Nix, Patterson & Roach LLP, a nationally recognized plaintiffs' law firm, filed a major class action lawsuit today in Kay County, Oklahoma, on behalf of roughly 7,000 residents of the town of Blackwell, Oklahoma.

Latest Cadmium Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 12:02:30

Cadmium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cd and atomic number 48. A relatively rare, soft, bluish-white, toxic transition metal, cadmium occurs with zinc ores and is used largely in batteries. Notable characteristics Cadmium is a soft, malleable, ductile, bluish-white bivalent metal which can be easily cut with a knife. It is similar in many respects to zinc but lends itself to more complex compounds. The most common oxidation state of cadmium is +2,...

2005-05-25 17:25:52

Silver is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ag (from the traditional abbreviation from the Latin Argentum) and atomic number 47. A soft white lustrous transition metal, silver has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal and occurs in minerals and in free form. This metal is used in coins, jewelry, tableware, and photography. Notable characteristics Silver is a very ductile and malleable (slightly harder than gold) univalent coinage metal...

2005-05-25 10:26:23

Zinc is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. Notable characteristics Zinc is a moderately reactive metal that will combine with oxygen and other non-metals, and will react with dilute acids to release hydrogen. The one common oxidation state of zinc is +2. Applications Zinc is the fourth most common metal in use, trailing only iron, aluminium, and copper in annual production. - Zinc is used to galvanize metals such as steel to...

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