All Blog Posts about ‘Zinc’

Zinc Essential in Renewable Energy Future

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Zinc in Renewable Energy

Although less talked about than copper or aluminum, zinc is quietly slated to play a critical role in meeting future clean energy goals, a fact that was recently exemplified by its inclusion in Canada’s list of critical minerals.  Owing to its superior ability to protect Continue reading →

 

A Look at the Process of Recycling EAF Dust

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Recycled EAF Dust, Pelletized (Pelletised) EAF Dust

The Problem with EAF Dust EAF dust is a by-product of the steel production process, and refers to the dust collected during the melting of steel in an electric arc furnace. In 2006 alone, it was estimated that global production of EAF dust reached a Continue reading →

 

Global Zinc Deficiency and the Growing Zinc Fertilizer Market

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Zinc Deficiency and the Growing Zinc Fertilizer (Fertiliser) Market

Zinc (Zn) is a micronutrient essential for healthy growth in plants, animals, and humans. In plants, zinc fosters proper growth and development and is recognized as closely tied to limited crop yields when not available in sufficient amounts. Furthermore, malnutrition as a result of zinc 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, Agglomeration Drum (Agglomerator) Used in the Heap Leaching Process

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 →

 


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