All Blog Posts about ‘Nickel Processing’

Photo of the Week: Rotary Kiln Resource Recovery System

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Resource Recovery System

This week’s photo highlights a rotary kiln resource recovery system. FEECO worked with Xstrata Nickel (formerly Falconbridge) on a metal recycling process designed to recover nickel from waste materials such as spent batteries, catalysts, and other wastes. The system thermally treats the waste in a Continue reading →

 

Processing of Nickel Laterite Ores on the Rise

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Nickel Ore Dryer

While nickel is perhaps most commonly known for its use in coins, it is also an important material in many industrial processes. Nickel’s high melting point, ductility, and resistance to corrosion when alloyed lends itself to a wide range of industrial applications and materials, making Continue reading →

 

SX-EW Moves into New Metal Markets

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

SX-EW Moves into New Metal Markets

The solvent extraction electro-winning process (SX-EW) is a hydrometallurgical means of extracting, purifying, and concentrating metals. SX-EW has continued to demonstrate successful use in effectively extracting and recovering copper from low grade and oxide ores. As a result, SX-EW has quickly become a staple in Continue reading →

 

Reclaiming Precious Metals From The Components Of A Circuit Board

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Reclaiming Precious Metals from the Components of a Circuit Board

In recent years, the importance of recycling electronics has gained increasing recognition. Landfilled gadgets are a major environmental risk, threatening to contaminate soil, water, and air with toxic materials. Furthermore, these devices often end up in developing countries, being pulled apart by hand and recycled Continue reading →