Metal Production

– Resource efficient metal production from a clean industry

PhD. student pouring coke in the melting lab. Photograph.

Metal Production is an interdisciplinary Centre for Research-based Innovation (SFI). During the next decades, the Norwegian metal industry will need to achieve even higher-quality output with more efficient use of resources and energy.

The main goal of Metal Production is to enable industrial innovation and give the industry long term access to world class fundamental competence and candidates. This will enable the industry to maintain its position at the forefront of sustainable innovation.

About Metal Production



To Canada and back again – a short adventure in Chicoutimi

21 May, 2019 - Kristian Etienne Einarsrud visited Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC) in May as a part of the CaNAl INTPART project between Canada and Norway. This is a network project for International Partnership for Excellent Education, Research and Innovation. Read more here.


New postdoc researcher at the Center

21 May, 2019 - Dr. Artur Kudyba is our latest employed postdoc researcher at the Centre. Arturs’s preliminary project title is “Treatment and utilization of Al dross for other materials production”, and associated Professor Jafar Safarian is his supervisor. Read more here.



Young Professional Development Award to Kristian Etienne Einarsrud at TMS-2019

22 Mar, 2019 - Associated Professor Kristian Etienne Einarsrud (NTNU) got the award “2019 TMS LMD Young Professional Development” at TMS 2019  in San Antonio, Texas last week. Read more here.



Poster award to PhD Are Bergin at TMS 2019

22 Mar, 2019 - Are Bergin (Hydro ASA, NTNU) was honored for excellence in the 2019 Technical Division Student Poster Competition at TMS 2019. Read more here.


Midway Evaluation - Panel Visit at the Centre

15 Mar, 2019 - The last and the most exciting part of the mandatory SFI Midway Evaluation took place on March 6th. Read more here.



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