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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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RUSAL produces first output of scandium oxide

Urals Al smelter

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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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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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!

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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Presentations during the 31st International Conference and Exhibition of ICSOBA


I will try to collect (or if the authors read these lines can post themselves the links) some of the presentations on bauxite residue, organised by ICSOBA in Krasnoyarsk, 3-6 September, 2013. To begin with, here is the one on ...

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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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