[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/LP160101600]
Researchers Prof Vladimir Strezov; Prof Mark Taylor; Prof Peter Nelson; Dr Timothy Evans
Brief description This project aims to develop an innovative assessment of dioxin formation through analysis and speciation of its precursors (Cl and Cu). Iron ore sintering is the industrial process with the highest emissions of dioxins and furans to the environment in Australia, which are amongst the most toxic substances produced by man. The aim of this project is to conduct critical investigations required for control of dioxin emissions during iron ore sintering. The expected outcome of this project is the development of control mechanisms for the process conditions responsible for dioxin formation. This should provide significant benefits, such as assisting the Australian iron ore industry to address the environmental requirements of their international trade partners and sustain their iron ore exports.
Funding Amount $450,000
Funding Scheme Linkage Projects