Petter Forsström Best Paper Award of Finnish Association of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers to CloseLoop author team

Finnish Association of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers has awarded the article “Waste heaps may be set to reveal their content of critical metals” as the 2017 best paper in Materia periodical, published by the Association.
“The well-written article combines interestingly the diminishing of environmental risks with the increased recovery of value-added metals, also giving an agreeable touch of the expertise in the subject as it combines the technologies of roasting, hydrometallurgy and bioleaching with solutions proofed with pilot scale test runs.”
The author group, sharing the 2000 € award includes Research professor Pertti Koukkari, Assistant professor Mari Lundström (Aalto University) and post-graduate students Antti Porvali (Aalto University) and Sergey Kirillov (Ural Federal University).

Koukkari, P., Lundström, M., Porvali, A., Kirillov, S. (2017): “Waste heaps may be set to reveal their content of critical metals”,  Materia 2 2017, 61-65.
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