IM23: Recycling refractories to cut costs

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 17 June 2016

The practice of recycling refractories and using them as secondary raw materials in other refractory applications is increasingly drawing interest from industry operators as a way to reduce costs.

Refractory scraps were mostly treated as mere waste by companies until not too long ago but, with profit margins thinning and mining commodity prices down, operators are now turning to recycling and the reuse of refractory materials....

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