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The Materials Processing Institute www.mpiuk.com has been awarded £22m by UK chancellor Rishi Sunak to deliver a five-year research and innovation programme to help facilitate transforming the steel and metals sector towards a more efficient, low carbon future. This will support a range of projects in collaboration...

In the context of resource scarcity and stringent environmental regulations, CRM Group has continually invested in new technologies and skills dealing with agglomeration of fine (secondary) raw materials and metallic turnings/swarfs, ending up in a unique and versatile pre-processing platform. Thanks to this wide range of cold...

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed new technology to recycle used batteries using hydrometallurgy. The hydrometallurgical process allows extracting clean basic materials that will be reused in batteries. Given the need to recycle an increasing amount of batteries according to EU legal requirements and the...

The scope of the project run by Elkem Technology’s Pilot department was to build equipment for casting and solidification of silicon and ferrosilicon alloys on a laboratory scale. A 250kW induction furnace is used to produce the alloy, and the melt is casted via a graphite runner...

Production of metals is capital-intensive and unsuccessful investments in production facilities can lead to serious consequences for the company or investor. Consequently, access to pilot plants is necessary to bring ideas or concepts into industrial use, i.e., “Crossing the valley of death”. To meet these needs,...

Marion Lenoir is a chemical engineer graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris. After a PhD in materials sciences performed at CEA, she worked for 4 years as a process engineer at AREVA (formerly ORANO) on various fuel and nuclear waste treatment processes....

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