End User Focus: Alumina’s salt slag solution

Published: Saturday, 24 September 2011

French processor RVA takes slags from aluminium smelters and recycles them into three value-added outputs, including an unconventional source of alumina for non-metallurgical applications, as Howard Epstein explains

In recent years non-energy raw material markets have seen major shifts in supply and demand patterns combined with short-term shocks. This commercial environment motivated the European Union (EU) to launch a Raw Material Strategy ensuring the continued availability of essential inputs for European industry.

The present situation has highlighted the...

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