The EC may class zirconium as a critical raw material next year

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 18 November 2019

The European Commission may step in to encourage domestic European production of zirconium, which has no replacement for uses in aerospace and nuclear power.

By Keith Nuthall

The European Commission (EC) will consider in 2020 whether to add zirconium to the EU’s list of critical raw materials, with the intention of encouraging production and recycling of the metal, Fastmarkets understands.

In its metal form, zirconium is so resistant to corrosion that it is...

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