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Bauxite Residue accident from Norwegian Hydro in Brazil


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 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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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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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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Yes we can!

Metal casting

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

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BRAVO – Bauxite Residue and Aluminium Valorisation Operations

BRAVO is a European Innovation Partnerships (EIP) Commitment, that is, is a joint undertaking by several partners, who commit to activities aimed at achieving the EIP’s objectives between 2014 and 2020. The ultimate aim of the EIP on Raw Materials is ...

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Postdoc position on red mud research at the University of Guelph

Dear red mud interested readers,   there is  a post-doc position at the University of Guelph, Canada, in the group of Prof. Marcel Schlaf. Read below!   “We are looking for a post-doc to work on our ongoing project on ...

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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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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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Vedanta commissions red mud powder plant in Odisha

Vedanta Aluminium Ltd has commissioned a red mud powder producing unit at Lanjigarh refinery in Odisha, describing it as first of its kind in alumina industry tackling major environmental hazards. “The unique project of producing red mud powder has been ...

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