Red mud could be used in road construction

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Bauxite, alumina waste could be used in a sustainable and economic way

Australia’s Curtin University engineers have demonstrated that bauxitic red mud waste could be a sustainable material for road construction.

 

Red sand, previously an unusable, unsustainable waste product, is derived by washing and carbonating granular matter leftover as residue from the Bayer alumina refining process.

 

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