Producing soda ash from nepheline in Russia
Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2016
The production of soda ash as a byproduct of extracting alumina from nepheline ores could be a lucrative, low-waste option for Russian companies, but, as IM Correspondent Vladislav Vorotnikov explains, there are a number of caveats to using the technology, particularly in a commodities market dogged by low prices.
Nepheline ores mined in the Bashkiria
republic of Russia's southern Urals region could be a
source of soda ash )source: Alexey Shockov, via
Depleting limestone reserves in Russia could benefit from
new technology capable of extracting soda ash from
The process has been developed by Achins Alumina...