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Options for managing alkaline steel slag leachate: a life cycle assessment (2018)
Journal Article
Gomes, H. I., Mayes, W. M., Baxter, H. A., Jarvis, A. P., Burke, I. T., Stewart, D. I., & Rogerson, M. (2018). Options for managing alkaline steel slag leachate: a life cycle assessment. Journal of Cleaner Production, doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.08.163. ISSN 0959-6526

Management of steel slag (a major by-product of the steel industry) includes the treatment of highly alkaline leachate (pH > 11.5) from rainwater infiltration of slag deposits to prevent adverse impact upon surface or ground waters. This study aims t... Read More

Atmospheric CO2 sequestration in iron and steel slag: Consett, County Durham, UK (2018)
Journal Article
Mayes, W. M., Riley, A. L., Gomes, H. I., Brabham, P., Hamlyn, J., Pullin, H., & Renforth, P. (2018). Atmospheric CO2 sequestration in iron and steel slag: Consett, County Durham, UK. Environmental Science and Technology, 52(14), 7892-7900. doi:10.1021/acs.est.8b01883

Carbonate formation in waste from the steel industry could constitute a non-trivial proportion of global requirements to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere at potentially low cost. To constrain this potential, we examined atmospheric carbon di... Read More