13. Sustainable Concepts in Metals Recycling and Mineral Processing

  1. Jan Harmsen3 and
  2. Joseph B. Powell4
  1. Nitosh Kumar Brahma1,2

Published Online: 14 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470586099.ch13

Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact

Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact

How to Cite

Brahma, N. K. (2010) Sustainable Concepts in Metals Recycling and Mineral Processing, in Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact (eds J. Harmsen and J. B. Powell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470586099.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 3

    State University Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

  2. 4

    Shell Global Solutions, Houston, Texas, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, W. Bengal, India

  2. 2

    IGE-Badu-Kolkata, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470187791

Online ISBN: 9780470586099

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Keywords:

  • metals recycling and mineral processing - microbiology and sustainable concepts;
  • bioleaching process - core particle model applications;
  • pilot method, process design - isolating silicate and nickel from sulfide iron ores

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Bioleaching Process Design and Development

  • Bioleaching Reactor Design: Applicability of the Core Particle Model

  • Industrial Applications

  • Conclusions

  • References