FGD: capturing mineral opportunities
Published: Monday, 21 September 2009
Murray Lines examines the key concepts and minerals in one of the most effective weapons against green house gas emissions, flue gas desulphurisation - the leading environmental market for minerals
Flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) is
the technology used for removing sulphur dioxide
(SO2) from the exhaust flue gases in power plants
that burn coal or oil.
As the need for energy intensifies together with tightening
environmental restrictions, significant opportunities exist for
a host of industrial minerals in FGD which are...