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.

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Newsletter Q2/18

12 July, 2018 - This has been an exiting spring for us here at the SFI, read more about the events and all our summer students in Newsletter Q2/18!


Mathematical Modelling in Metallurgical Industry – Conference Invitation

14 June, 2018 - The Mathematical Modelling in Metallurgical Industry – Conference will take place 17-18 September this year, in Kristiansand, Norway. Read about the conference here.


Presentation of Master Students

4 June, 2018 - On June 4th this year’s master students of the REM-group (Resources, Energy & Environment) had the end-of-term celebration day. The day started with an introductory speech by the head of department, Jostein Mårdalen. 

Trip to Alcoa Mosjøen

30 May, 2018 - As a part of the transition between our first and second generation of alumina students, a field trip to Alcoa Mosjøen was arranged.


Interview with Leandro Gustavo Mendes de Jesus

8 May, 2018 - Leandro Gustavo Mendes de Jesus will be finishing the last year of his PhD program here at SFI Metal Production. His work is centred around waste products from production of manganese in Brazil. We sat down with Leandro to talk about his work and stay in Norway.


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Aud Nina Wærnes, Centre DirectorAud Nina Wærnes

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Annual Report 2017

Newsletter Q2/18

Newsletter Q4, front page. Photo


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