Sand and gravel quarry with a large processing discard settlement pond

End of the affair? The European Mining Waste Directive

Materials World magazine
Implementation of the European Mining Waste Directive in England and Wales has been a protracted affair with deadlines for compliance closing in. Neil Wells, Geological Services Manager at Hanson UK, provides some insight into what this means for the extractive industries.

Modelling e-recycling systems

Materials World magazine
A first-principles approach to modelling the efficiency of e-waste recycling systems may be available soon. The technique also links product design to materials liberation during recycling, enabling it to be used with CAD tools and allowing design engineers to perform design for recycling.