The Chemical Engineer

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Issue 972

June 2022Issue 972

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Carlsberg fined £3m for fatal ammonia leak

Carlsberg fined £3m for fatal ammonia leak

CARLSBERG has been fined £3m (US$3.6m) after one contractor died and another was seriously injured in an ammonia leak at its Northampton brewery in the UK in 2016. The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) says industry guidance on safe isolation must be followed.

  • 6th July 2022
New technology extracts more lithium from mining waste

New technology extracts more lithium from mining waste

Scientists at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) together with Lithium Australia have developed a new technology that is able to extract up to 95% of the lithium locked up in spodumene ore – the rocks that the metal is extracted from before it is processed into batteries.

  • 6th July 2022

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