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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)


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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RUSAL produces first output of scandium oxide

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The new product output commenced at the Urals aluminium smelter (“UAZ”) after the installation and launch of the pilot unit for the processing of scandium concentrate into scandium oxide. Experts at RUSAL Engineering and Technology Centre earlier developed the unique ...

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Major tailings dam failure in China’s Henan Province


A pond dam collapsed on August 8, 2016, releasing 2 million cubic meters of red mud. So sad…again… Read more here http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2016/08/16/major-tailings-dam-failure-in-china-s-henan-province/

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How many alumina refineries are out there?


In case you asked yourself how many alumina refineries exist worldwide, here is a list that can be your starting point https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_alumina_refineries Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Qld_Alumina_Refinery_QAL_2008.jpg

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Red mud farming and more


Get introduced to red mud farming and Kylie, and also get updated about other relevant to redmud items. Video: From early childhood to working in red mud Source: THE OBSERVER [jwplayer mediaid=”681″] KYLIE Parkhill is “one of the best mud farmers” ...

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Yes we can!

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See the video from the iron and mineral wool production and get informed about our upcoming proposal!   [jwplayer mediaid=”621″]  

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The European Training Network for Zero-Waste Valorisation of Bauxite Residue (Red Mud) has been approved by the European Commission

European Training Network for Zero-Waste Valorisation of Bauxite Residue (Red Mud)

Dear all, you might have seen already that we used as the banner for the bauxite residue conference http://conference2015.redmud.org/ a plant growing from dry bauxite residue. We believed in the beauty of this vision and we have been trying to make ...

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Making the most of red mud

Making the most of red mud.

“An octogenarian chemist’s latest invention turns hazardous aluminum mining waste into a material for cleaning up water”. Read the full article of Chemical & Engineering News by pressing here or by typing in your browser http://cen.acs.org/articles/92/i8/Making-Red-Mud.html Our deepest gratitude goes ...

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