Progreso Pier - built with nickel-containing stainless steel

A combined environmental life cycle assessment and life cycle costing study was conducted on the Progreso Pier to show environmental and economic benefits of using nickel-containing stainless steel reinforcement.

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Nickel-containing architectural stainless steels are consistently among the most environmentally friendly metals commonly used in construction. Stainless steel’s low maintenance costs and durability make it a sustainable choice in many architectural applications.

Stainless Steel for a sustainable future

As Sustainability is about much more than just the environment, the new animation and brochure show how Stainless Steel contributes to a sustainable world in areas ranging from transport, healthcare, water provisions and food.


What do you need to know about nickel allergy?

September 14, 2015 - Nickel release, not nickel content, is the most important factor in determining if an article will cause people to become allergic to nickel or cause Nickel Allergic Contact Dermatitis in nickel-allergic people. Nickel Institute has produced an infographic for a quick explanation.

New edition of Nickel Magazine out now

July 30, 2015 - This issue focuses on thirty years of evolution and innovation since the first edition of the Nickel magazine.

Nickel Magazine: Current Issue

August 2015


  • Fondation Louis Vuitton
  • 30 years of innovation
  • Nickel in batteries
  • Stainless Steel in Japan
  • Nickel in supporting development
  • A refuge in the Alps


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