Metal Production

Metal Production

Resource efficient metal production from a clean industry

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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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Congratulations Dr. Solem

November 18, 2022 Dr. Cathrine Kyung Won Solem successfully defended her thesis November17th. The topic of Cathrine’s presentation at the trial lecture was “Use of Ionic Liquid Solvents for Metal Recovery”. The trial lecture was followed by an excellent presentation of her PhD thesis “Parametric Study of Molten Aluminium Oxidation in Relation to Dross Formation at Laboratory and Industrial Scale”.​​​​​​​ Read More

Presentation at a seminar. PhotoSFI Metal Production Autumn Meeting and Symposium in honor of Professor Leiv Kolbeinsen 

04 November, 2022 - November 1st SFI Metal Production organized the Autumn Meeting for all centre members. This was followed by an all-day symposium in honor of Professor Leiv Kolbeinsen November 2nd.  Read more

Opening conference. PhotoSuccessful THANOS conference in Johannesburg

03 October, 2022 - September 28th- 29th  the International conference on Enhanced use of Thermodynamic Data in Pyrometallurgy Teaching and Research was organized in Johannesburg, South Africa. The broad objective of the conference is to enhance the use of thermodynamic data in pyrometallurgy teaching and research. The ultimate goal is to demystify thermodynamics and equip the industry to use thermodynamic principles and data in metal production.  Read more

Seminar room. PhotoThe Refining and Recycling of Metals seminar at Britannia Hotel

06 September, 2022 - The Refining and Recycling of Metals seminar was arranged at Britannia hotel, the 5 and 6 September. The seminar was arranged in order to celebrate the publishing of the book of the same name. The main author, Thorvald Abel Engh, was a guest of honour together with Christian Simensen and Olle Wiik, who had both written important chapters. Read more

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The Silicon for the Chemical and Solar Industry conference June 14th -16th

21 June, 2022 - The Silicon for the Chemical and Solar Industry was organized June 14th -16th as an online conference. The aim of the conference was to discuss new development in silicon process technology, silicon quality assessment and performance in the subsequent chemical reactions including resource, energy and environmental issues. Silicon producers as well as users and academia were invited to attend. Read more about the conference

Participants summer school. PhotoAluminium (CaNAl) Summer School June 14th -16th

16 June, 2022 - A summer school on aluminium was organized at Gløshaugen campus (and Zoom) June 14th-16th. The summer school was part of the INTPART project CaNAl, which aims to promote and facilitate joint research and education related to aluminum between Canada and Norway. The project leader, Kristian Etienne Einarsrud (NTNU),  and his team had set up an extensive program involving both industry partners and academia.  Read more

 

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Aud Nina Wærnes

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E-mail: Aud.N.Warnes@sintef.no

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