We have just published a study of sustainable heavy metal removal from copper mining effluents in Chile by use of bark chips, a sustainable by-product of the local forestry industry.
Sustainable Natural Adsorbents for Heavy Metal Removal from Wastewater: Lead Sorption on Pine Bark (Pinus Radiata D.Don)
G. Montes-Atenas & S. L. M. Schroeder
Surface & Interface Analysis 47 (2015) 996-1000.
The Molecular Basis of Advanced Nuclear Fuel Separations (MBase)
Our group is part of this newly EPSRC-funded consortium. Project partners are in the School of Chemistry, the University of Lancaster, Imperial College London, the University of Reading, Idaho National Labs (USA), the UK National Nuclear Laboratory and Serco Assurance.
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The NEW FRONTIERS seminar series launches in Manchester on 7th July. Details coming soon at http://www.NEWFRONTIERS.uk.com
Dechema has published the 3rd edition of its influential Catalysis Roadmap. Unfortunately you need to be able to read German to fully appreciate the content. Follow this link