|About this Abstract
||2022 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
||REWAS 2022: Decarbonizing the Materials Industry
||Pyrometallurgy-based Research Conducted at Mintek towards Decarbonizing the Metals Industry
||Joalet D. Steenkamp, Pieter Johannes Andries Bezuidenhouta, Itumeleng Thobadi, Lunia Malaka, Susanna Aletta Carolina Hockaday, Glen Michael Denton, Buhle Sinaye Xakalashe, Elias Matinde, Thokozile Penelope Kekana, Sonwabo Bambazala, Aditya Kale, Quinn Gareth Reynolds
|On-Site Speaker (Planned)
||Joalet D. Steenkamp
One of the focus areas for research conducted by the Pyrometallurgy Division at Mintek in South Africa is decarbonisation of the metals industry. In a country with a large Pyrometallurgical industry, based primarily on carbonaceous primary reduction processes and electricity generated primarily by coal-fired power stations, the challenge can be viewed from a number of perspectives. The paper will provide a summary of the projects currently underway, where the Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) ranges from TRL 1 to TRL6.