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Markets for NioCorp’s Planned Products

There are multiple global markets for each of NioCorp’s planned commercial products.  Many of these markets are in relatively high-growth economic sectors.  Some of these are listed below.

 

Markets in which Niobium is Utilized

  • Steel Mega Structures
  • Automotive
  • Oil and Gas
  • Shipbuilding
  • Aerospace
  • Power Generation
  • Commercial Aviation
  • National Defense
  • Advanced Manufacturing and Automation
  • Health Care Systems 

Current and Prospective Markets for Scandium

  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
  • Additive (3D) Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Sporting Goods
  • Shipbuilding
  • Aerospace
  • Commercial Aviation
  • National Defense
  • Advanced Manufacturing and Automation
  • High-Strength Lighting
  • High-Energy Lasers
  • Power Distribution
  • Oil & gas

Markets in which Titanium is Utilized

  • Pigments for paints, plastics, and paper
  • Aerospace
  • National defense weapons systems
  • Armor plating
  • Chemical processing
  • Marine systems
  • Medical implants
  • Turbines and power generation
  • Drill bits
  • Bicycles
  • Sporting goods
  • Computers and Electronics 

Superalloy Blog Posts

The Powerful Benefits of Ferroniobium for Bridges

The Powerful Benefits of Ferroniobium for Bridges

As the U.S. looks to repair crumbling infrastructure systems, I expect to see more high-performance steels (HPS) used in structures like bridges because of the many powerful benefits they deliver. HPS steels containing a small amount of ferroniobium – which NioCorp plans to produce in southeast Nebraska at our Elk Creek Superalloy Materials Project once we are funded and in operation – are among the strongest and most durable steels on the market today.

BEYOND COVID-19:  A Resurgence of Domestic Supply Chains?

BEYOND COVID-19: A Resurgence of Domestic Supply Chains?

One global macro trend is highly likely to accelerate in the aftermath of COVID-19:  increased investment in domestic materials supply chains as a means of reducing the reliance of Western nations on supply chains in developing nations. Asia’s dominance in many strategic supply chains has become painfully obvious since the COVID-19 pandemic erupted.

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