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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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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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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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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

Kylie

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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