Daily Archives: January 23, 2019


The 37th Conference and Exhibition ICSOBA 2019 will take place between 16 - 20 September 2019 in Krasnoyarsk, Russia www.icsoba.org - International Committee for Study of Bauxite, Alumina and Aluminium

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ESR9 Wenzhong Zhang Successfully Defended His Doctoral Dissertation

  On 23rd November, 2018, Wenzhong Zhang successfully defended his doctoral dissertation in chemistry at the University of Helsinki. The title of the dissertation is “Metal(IV) Phosphate Based Functional Materials For Selectively Harvesting Rare-Earth Elements From  Bauxite Residue”. Professor Freddy Kleitz, University of Vienna, served as the opponent, and Professor Gareth Law as the custos. The press release from the ...

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Second Life: Jamaican Bricks

There are many ways that we can use bauxite residue to make new products. In previous posts we have talked about the possibility to use it to improve cements [1]. Also, we can make novel low-carbon building materials:  inorganic polymers [2]. For today we are going to see a successful story that brought value to redmud: Jamaican bricks! WHY JAMAICA? ...

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