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Bauxite Residue accident from Norwegian Hydro in Brazil

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Half state owned Norwegian aluminum company Hydro is accused of serious environmental damage in Brazil. In addition to a leak of toxic mining debris that has contaminated several communities in Barcarena, the Norwegian giant Hydro is accused to have used a ...

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Rio Tinto investing $250 million to extend life of Vaudreuil alumina refinery

The Rio Tinto Group logo is mounted on a wall near the reception area of the company's offices in Melbourne, Australia, on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. Rio Tinto, the world's second-biggest mining company, named non-executive board director Christopher Lynch as chief financial officer to replace Guy Elliott who announced his retirement in July. Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg via Getty Images

SAGUENAY, Que. — Rio Tinto says it’s investing $250 million in its Vaudreuil alumina refinery in Quebec to extend the life of the operation past 2022. The company says work on the refinery, located in the Saguenay region of the ...

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Limerick Council gives green light for rock blasting at aluminium plant

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Limerick City and County Council has granted permission for the blasting of 670,000 tonnes of rock on the premises of the Aughinish Alumina plant beside the Shannon Estuary. Permission has been granted to Rusal – the Russian company that owns ...

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Website launched of the Recover project

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RECOVER is a Research Project of a Consortium of Universities, Research Institutes and Industries, which work on the upscaling of processes for the development of construction materials from metallurgical by-products. During the Project, modular and mobile upscaling units, incorporating all ...

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Rio Tinto and GMR partner to explore potential use for bauxite residue

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Rio Tinto is partnering with Global Mineral Recovery, Incorporated, (GMR) of Worcester, MA, an innovator in processing fine particle industrial residue using environmentally friendly technology, to explore the potential to extract minerals from the bauxite residue produced by its Vaudreuil ...

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Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices Conference (BR2018)

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The 2nd Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices Conference (BR2018) will take place in Athens, Greece – Between 7/05/2018 and 10/05/2018. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Dear Colleagues, The Organising and Scientific Committees of the 2nd Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices conference – BR2018 cordially invite ...

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ICSOBA 2017

Hamburg, Germany

  The 35th International Conference and Exhibition of ICSOBA will be held in the Radisson Blu hotel in Hamburg, Germany from 2 to 5 October, 2017 in cooperation with TRIMET and DADCO. Objectives of the Conference are to: • Review ...

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REDMUD Summer School 2016 is now over

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Three days of lectures by experts in the field, posters by young researchers and world wide networking while in Leuven. This informative summer school was socially highlighted by a pleasant event dinner, and fruitfully capped by a discussion session. We ...

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Summer School

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Summer school EU H2020 MSCA-ETN REDMUD 29-31 August 2016 in Novotel, Leuven, Belgium Registration opened on the 10th of April. Goal The aim of this Summer School is to bring 50-60 PhD students and postdocs together to learn and discuss ...

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Open Vacancy EU MSCA H2020 ETN Project

Applications are invited for the one PhD position (“Early Stage Researcher”) to be funded by the Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “REDMUD – European Training Network for Zero-Waste Valorisation of Bauxite Residue” within the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commission. ...

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