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GGR Lunchtime Webinar - Greenhouse Gas Removal in the Iron and Steel Industry
Presented by Dr Phil Renforth, Heriot-Watt University

Iron and steel slags are a glass/semi-crystalline material rich in silicate and oxide minerals, which dissolve 4-5 orders of magnitude more rapidly compared to their naturally occurring counterparts. These wastes are found as large deposits at current and former steelworks, and represent a considerable environmental liability for producers. By accelerating the weathering of slag, it may be possible to reduce this environmental burden. It also offers a mechanism by which the CO2 intensive steel industry could begin to decarbonise, and ultimately become net negative, if combined with extensive emissions reduction at source.

Mar 17, 2021 01:00 PM in London

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