RHENIUM MARKETS GROWING – MAY 2015

Nickel-based superalloys used in modern aircraft jet engines account for approximately eighty percent of the world’s Rhenium (Re) demand. The manufacture of military and commercial aircraft jet engines consumes approximately 50 metric tons of Re annually. Rhenium-containing single crystal superalloy jet engine turbine blades operate at up to 1600˚C,…

RHENIUM-BASED BI-METALLIC ANTI-TUMOR AGENTS SHOW PROMISE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER

In the cutting-edge world of medical research, researchers have achieved success using rhenium as a component in bi-metallic anti-tumor agents in the fight against cancer. Re-based anti-tumor agents have produced promising results in current research, demonstrating their effectiveness as an anti-cancer agent. While more research is of course necessary…