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By Shane Lasley
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Aluminum waste to critical minerals asset

Rare earth recycling tech offers solution to red mud problem Metal Tech News – May 26, 2021


Last updated 7/10/2022 at 3:19pm

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This storage facility in Germany demonstrates why bauxite residue is often called red mud. A process being developed by Innord could extract critical minerals from red mud while also significantly reducing the quantities of aluminum processing waste materials that need to be stored.

Though originally developed to recover rare earths from recycled magnets and potential ore from its Montviel REE deposit in Quebec, Geomega Resources Inc.'s rare earths and critical minerals extraction technology may draw value from and reduce the environmental footprint of bauxite residues piling up at aluminum refineries.

Innord, a subsidiary of Geomega focused on developing solutions to larg...

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