Metal Production

Metal Production

Resource efficient metal production from a clean industry

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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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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 here.

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 here.

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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 here.

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 here.

Spring meeting. PhotoSuccessful SFI Spring Meeting April 26th - 27th

3 may, 2022 - The SFI Metal Production spring meeting was held in Trondheim April 26th - 27th. 55 participants from industry and academia met at Lerkendal Hotel for a two-day-meeting. We started the meeting with interesting talks from the four members of the SFI Scientific Committee, who presented their perspectives on major challenges in metal production research and industry. Read more and see pictures from the Spring meeting here.

Sindre Gylver. PhotoSindre Gylver participated at PhD Grand Prix

19 April, 2022 - Phd Candidate Sindre Gylver participated at PhD Grand prix in Trondheim. PhD Grand Prix is a dissemination contest hosted by the student organization for Chemical Engineering at NTNU. In this contest, candidates from several departments at the Faculty of Natural Sciences compete on explaining their research in an understandable and entertaining way. Read more here. 

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Aud Nina Wærnes, Centre Director


Aud Nina Wærnes

Centre Director

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

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