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Red mud activity

red mud activity 1938-2013

Red mud continues to be a topic of high interest. Like in 2012, more than 400 publications were released in 2013, covering patents, articles etc. The most intense activity is recorded in China. The term “bauxite residue” does not seem ...

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The 32nd International Conference & Exhibition of ICSOBA will be held from 12 to 16 October, 2014


The 32nd International Conference & Exhibition of ICSOBA will be held from 12 to 16 October, 2014, organized in cooperation with Aluminum Corporation of China – CHINALCO hosted by Zhengzhou Research Institute of CHALCO in Henan province of China. Read ...

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“God-blessed dirt” !

A red mud lake north-east of Mandeville, Manchester

That’s an alternative way of describing bauxite residue that a journalist used! But indeed, it is mentioned that there is up to 2,500 per cent higher concentration levels of rare earth elements in Jamaica’s red mud and there is also ...

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What if bauxite residue is used as a catalyst and challenge radically our perception on its applications?


What if bauxite residue gets neutralised and upgraded to a better raw material for metallurgy, and in the same time, leads to a high added value 2nd generation bio-fuel? Yes, it seems to be possible!   Read this paper:   ...

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Don’t dispose it, make products out of it!


Can bauxite residue give iron and mineral wool? Yes it can! Read more on the very interesting project “Novel Technologies for Enhanced Energy and Exergy efficiencies in primary aluminium production industry”, www.labmet.ntua.gr/ENEXAL/

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Can bauxite residue be used in the production of cement?


BR is/has been used industrially in at least 9 countries, namely Belarus, China, Georgia, Greece, India, Moldova, Ukraine, Romania and Russia. The cement sector can offer both industrially mature and industrially promising uses for bauxite residue, BR. Even if the ...

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