Resource Recovery and Recycling from Metallurgical Wastes, by S.R. Ramachandra Rao

By S.R. Ramachandra Rao

Source restoration and recycling from hundreds of thousands of lots of wastes made out of business actions is a constant problem for environmental engineers and researchers. call for for conservation of assets, relief within the volume of waste and sustainable improvement with environmental keep watch over has been starting to be in everything of the area. Waste Processing and Recycling in Mineral and Metallurgical Industries brings jointly the at the moment used recommendations of waste processing and recycling, their functions with functional examples and monetary potentials of the tactics. Emphasis is on source restoration by way of acceptable remedy and methods. fabric at the topic is scatterend in waste administration and environmental similar journals, convention volumes and executive departmental technical stories. This paintings serves as a resource e-book of knowledge and as an instructional technical reference for training scientists and engineers, in addition to for college kids. * Describes the presently used and power concepts for the restoration of invaluable assets from mineral and metallurgical wastes * Discusses the purposes to express sorts of wastes with examples from present practices, in addition to eht economics of the procedures * offers fresh and rising applied sciences of potentials in steel recycling and spinoff usage

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For example, the production of copper cable involves extraction of copper metal from its sulfide mineral, which in turn, has to be separated from the natural ehaleopyrite ore. The extracted metal has then to be refined and cast into the form of cable. Each of the stages involves input of energy. There are additional cost of transportation and the raw material itself, and the environmental costs resulting from emission of sulfur dioxide, which has to be contained, either by reduction to elemental sulfur or conversion to sulfuric acid.

Often considered to be 'waste* many of them find their way into landfills or tailing ponds. Furthermore, such waste products have accumulated in huge quantities and call for serious action for resource recovery and environmental reclamation. 5. They will be increasingly in demand to achieve the goal of sustainable development, constant industrial growth for healthy living standards, which requires clean environment and uninterrupted availability of resources. The major part of the book will be devoted for description and discussion of technologies, which have developed to achieve the twin objective of resource recovery and environmental reclamation with reference to various kinds of mining and metallurgical waste.

3. , 1995) Industrial Ecology 11 disposal. Boundaries of the life cycle analysis and the methodologies vary from one system to another. For example, some analyses include the environmental impacts related to emissions to air, water and on to land when the final waste is disposed of as compared with incineration. Others may, in addition, include the life cycle analysis of the machinery used in the processes. In the first stage of LCA the data relevant to the processes in the manufacture of a product are collected.

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