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Essential for life
Molybdenum is essential for all human, animal and plant life.
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A sustainable future
Molybdenum makes an important contribution to sustainable development.
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Beautiful, long-lasting skylines
Molybdenum improves the corrosion resistance and fire strength of stainless steels in architecture.
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Lighter and stronger vehicles
Molybdenum-alloyed steels make vehicles lighter, stronger and safer.
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Pipelines delivering vital supplies
Molybdenum-containing, high-strength pipeline steels deliver oil and gas safely and economically.
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Representing the majority of the molybdenum industry worldwide, we work to raise awareness about the unique properties of molybdenum, its beneficial effects on materials performance, its safety in use and its contribution to sustainable development.

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Stainless Steel In Architecture

Molybdenum improves the corrosion resistance of stainless steels.

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