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Base metals; essential building blocks of modern civilization

 

Last updated 2/22/2009 at Noon



Man has used base metals for at least 9,000 years and his ability to make use of these essential metals has gone hand-in-hand with the development of modern civilization. Today, virtually every element of human endeavor involves the use of industrial metals in one form or another.

"I generally like to point out to people that when you look around, probably 90 percent of what is above the groun...



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