Thursday, June 8, 2017

Research Headlines - Valuable metals not stuck in the mud

[Source: Research & Innovation] Bauxite residue - the by-product from the extraction of aluminium from bauxite ore - has the consistency of thick, red mud. Disposing of this waste poses a serious problem for industry, as does the risk of spills. But red mud can also be a source of critical metals. The REDMUD project intends to turn residues into low-carbon building materials - and to train researchers along the way.

from EUROPA - Syndicated Research News Feed

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