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REY-Rich Mud: A Deep-Sea Mineral Resource for Rare …

2015-1-1 · Other than manganese nodules, deep-sea mining of sulfide-rich muds in the Red Sea at ~ 2000 m water depth has been tested by Preussag AG, a German mining company (Amann, 1983, Amann, 1985). Pre-pilot test mining in 1979 used a hydraulic pump system to raise 15,000 m 3 (2.6 million tons) of mud (Amann, 1983, Amann, 1985).Feasibility of red mud neutralization with seawater using ...2012-10-30 · The Bayer process of extraction of alumina from bauxite remains the most economical process till date. In the Bayer process, the insoluble product generated after bauxite (containing 40–60 % Al 2 O 3) digestion with sodium hydroxide at elevated temperature and pressure to produce alumina is known as ''red mud'' or ''bauxite residue''.The waste product …

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Progress of Red Mud Utilization: An Overview

2014-1-20 · in the sea. Moreover, the storage of red mud in lakes or ponds occupies huge areas of land, and the storage of dry red mud can also lead to dust pollution which is a serious health problem for the people living near the red mud storage ponds. The cost of red mud disposal is expensive, accounting for about 2% of the alumina price [5].Making The Most Of Red Mud - American Chemical Society2014-2-24 · Known formally as bauxite residue, red mud is the noxious by-product of the Bayer process for extracting aluminum from bauxite ore. Aluminum mining leaves behind a staggering 120 million metric ...

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RIS-RESTORE: Evaluation of Red Mud Tailings in the ESEE ...

Red mud (BRM) is a hazardous solid caustic waste formed after the digestion of bauxite ore with sodium hydroxide in Bayer''s process for the extraction of alumina. More than 85 M tonnes of red mud from past metallurgical activities have been landfilled in the countries of the Western Balkans, Slovenia, Croatia, Greece and Hungary.Scientists concerned about toxicity of "red mud" at ...2014-10-13 · Most red-mud reservoirs in other parts of the world are located in lowland areas or near the sea, which minimizes the consequences in case of incidents. If the red mud drifts into the sea, the pH ...

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The future of mining: Four trends for tomorrow''s success

2019-7-23 · Deep sea mining is a relatively new concept in mining, and undersea technologies are just beginning to scratch the surface of what''s possible. The prospect for significant extraction opportunities lies right on sea floors, especially considering that we''ve only explored five percent of the deep ocean.Red death: Toxic Brazilian mud reaches Atlantic Ocean ...2015-11-24 · Over the course of the month, the toxic waste travelled more than 500 kilometers downstream to reach the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo. Seagulls fly near the mouth of Rio Doce (Doce River), …

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ARTICLE: Addressing the Challenge of Bauxite Residue ...

2019-3-11 · Neutralization of the High Alkalinity of Red Mud. Red mud is a mixture of about 65-70% caustic and 30-35% solids. Up to 2 tons of liquid with a significant alkalinity of 5-20 g/l caustic (Na 2 CO 3) accompany every ton of red mud …Deep-sea mud in the Pacific Ocean as a potential resource ...2011-7-3 · World demand for rare-earth elements and the metal yttrium is rapidly increasing. An analysis of more than 2,000 seafloor sediment samples suggests that deep-sea mud constitutes a highly promising ...

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Recovery of Rare Earths and Other Valuable ...

2017-8-29 · red mud and bauxite residue are often used as synonyms, ... ceased, as dumping of bauxite residue in the sea may adversely affect the marine ecological balance. The long-term storage of bauxite residue is a major issue, since the ... mining location, and the process parameters of the Bayer process. During the processing of bauxite by the BayerEnvironmental impact of toxic elements in red mud …Even if the Italian red mud is naturally inertized by the sea water (thanks to the MgO content that neutralizes the caustic soda through the precipitation of "Bayer" hydrotalcite Mg 7 A l2 OH 18 ...

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Environmental and Radiation Concerns of Red Mud

2018-6-13 · Red mud, also known as bauxite residue, is an insoluble byproduct generated from the extraction of alumina from bauxite during the Bayer process (Fig. 1), a crucial step in the manufacturing of aluminum. Highly alkaline and difficult to deal with, red mud presents a significant environmental hazard, especially when spilled out of the clay-lined .. ep-sea mud in the Pacific Ocean as a potential resource ...2011-7-3 · World demand for rare-earth elements and the metal yttrium is rapidly increasing. An analysis of more than 2,000 seafloor sediment samples suggests that deep-sea mud constitutes a highly promising ...

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Sustainable solution to the mining industry''s ''red mud ...

2022-2-12 · Sustainable solution to the mining industry''s ''red mud'' waste enters final stage of testing. Revegetation underway at a red mud site near Gladstone. ... Endangered delicacy: tropical sea cucumbers in trouble 11 February 2022. Natural mineral may reverse memory loss 8 …Minesite remediation with seawater neutralised red mud - …2005-2-24 · Disposal of red mud is typically problematic for most alumina refineries. Untreated, red mud has such high pH (typically 11-13) that plant growth is impossible. At Gladstone, Queensland Alumina Limited overcame this problem by neutralising the red mud with sea water.

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Sustainable solution to mining''s ''red mud'' waste enters ...

2021-9-28 · The use of sea water as an additive can mean the mud has potential to cause damage to surrounding environments if it wasn''t being managed correctly. "The technology we have developed is game changing in that it involves eco-engineering the mineral and organic constituents of the red mud into material that is more hospitable to plant life.Assessing the volume change behaviour of red mud …Extracting alumina from bauxite involves the production of fine-grained waste known as red mud. The highly alkaline red mud is usually neutralised by applying sea water, thickened to between 25% and 30% solids by mass, before disposal to a Tailing Storage Facility (TSF). Hydraulic sorting, settling, self-weight consolidation, and desiccation are the processes contributing to …

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The « red mud » dispute: interdisciplinary approach with ...

For more than 50 years, the treatment of bauxite residues from the Gardanne alumina plant is the subject of a conflict between the plant, the state administrations, local authorities, environmental associations and residents. A first dispute had occurred between 1965 and 1967 with the discharge of residues in Mediterranean Sea. After the Barcelona Convention (1992) and the …The tremendous potential of deep-sea mud as a source of ...2018-4-10 · Deep-sea mud in the Pacific Ocean as a potential resource for rare-earth elements. Nat. Geosci. 4, 535–539 (2011). CAS Article ADS Google Scholar 8. Iijima, K. et al. Discovery of extremely REY ...

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Indonesia processing requests for deep-sea mining waste dis…

Red Mud Disposal: The Ecological Concern of Alumina ...Minesite remediation with seawater neutralised red mud - …2005-2-24 · Disposal of red mud is typically problematic for most alumina refineries. Untreated, red mud has such high pH (typically 11-13) that plant growth is impossible. At Gladstone, Queensland Alumina Limited overcame this problem by neutralising the red mud with sea water.

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Making The Most Of Red Mud

2014-2-24 · Known formally as bauxite residue, red mud is the noxious by-product of the Bayer process for extracting aluminum from bauxite ore. Aluminum mining leaves behind a staggering 120 million metric ...(PDF) Natural radionuclides in bauxitic tailings (red-mud ...Egypt – Red Sea (harbours) 38.6 (3-168) 31.4(5.5-91) [16] ... Acid mine drainage (AMD) remediation by red mud (RM) can benefit process sustainability and waste valorization. Though the …

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Red Mud Disposal: The Ecological Concern of Alumina ...

Another process of red mud disposal is Direct Disposal into the Sea under which process, the sea water dilutes neutralizes the causticity of the red mud and the iron oxide released into sea water helps the marine life algae, corals and other crawling life system grow at a faster rate. Many of the shore based alumina refineries in the world are .. donesia processing requests for deep-sea mining waste ...2020-5-31 · The requests come as mining waste management is increasingly scrutinised after a nickel plant in neighbouring Papua New Guinea spilled red mud into the sea last year due to an operational failure.

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Chemistry of Seawater Neutralization of Bauxite Refinery ...

2004-7-29 · Bayer process red muds are highly alkaline, and their disposal and potential for reuse are complicated by high concentrations of sodium, high pH, and high alkalinity. Several methods of neutralization of red muds have been reported including: infiltration of rainwater and atmospheric CO2, treatment with strong acids, gypsum addition, and seawater neutralization. …Chapter 2. Production and Processing of Aluminum1999-5-7 · material, known as red mud, is separated from the sodium aluminate solution, washed to recover the caustic soda, and then pumped to disposal areas. The disposal of red mud can present an environmental problem simply because there is so much of it. From a few alumina plants, red mud is deposited on the sea bed under strictly controlled conditions.

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Red Mud Disposal: The Ecological Concern of Alumina ...

2012-10-11 · Another process of red mud disposal is Direct Disposal into the Sea under which process, the sea water dilutes neutralizes the causticity of the red mud and the iron oxide released into sea water helps the marine life algae, corals and other crawling life system grow at a faster rate. Many of the shore based alumina refineries in the world are ...Feasibility of red mud neutralization with seawater using ...2012-10-30 · The Bayer process of extraction of alumina from bauxite remains the most economical process till date. In the Bayer process, the insoluble product generated after bauxite (containing 40–60 % Al 2 O 3) digestion with sodium hydroxide at elevated temperature and pressure to produce alumina is known as ''red mud'' or ''bauxite residue''.The waste product …

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