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 Q3/18

17 Oct, 2018 - The Autumn is well underway here at the SFI, and there are many exiiting things going on. Read about everything in the newsletter!



How math can make for better metals

2 Oct, 2018 - More than 50 experts on the metallurgical industry met in Kristiansand to discuss how mathematical models can improve metal production. The two-day conference, Mathematical Modelling in Metallurgical Industry, is part of a cooperation within SFI Metal Production, a Centre for Research-Based Innovation (SFI), hosted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), with SINTEF and Teknova as research partners.

Nature Conference held in Trondheim

25 Sept, 2018 - The Nature Conference, Minerals and Materials for a Sustainable Future was arranged in Trondheim September 11-13th. Several persons from SFI Metal Production were involved during these three days. Read more about the event here.

Congratulations Dr Kim!

13 Sept, 2018 - Congratulations to Dr. Pyunghwa Peace Kim who successfully defended his thesis September 12th. Peace did an excellent job, first with an impressive presentation of the trial lecture “Slag Foaming” and further with the presentation of his PhD thesis and the defence.

Pyunghwa Peace Kim’s public defence of his doctoral work

31 Aug, 2018 - Pyunghwa Peace Kim is the first PhD student finishing the doctoral degree at SFI Metal Production. He has submitted the following academic thesis as part of the doctoral work at the Norwegian University of Science:
“The Reduction Rates of SiMn Slags from Various Raw Materials” 


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