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Creating A Circular Economy For Sustainable Metal Manufacturing – Andrew LaTour

Jan 10, 2020 | engineering and tech

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https://doi.org/10.33548/SCIENTIA452

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Facilities for recycling metal parts at the locations they are required would be a major milestone in the global struggle towards sustainable industry. Yet for all its advantages, the innovations required to realise such a goal are a daunting prospect. Now, Andrew LaTour and his colleagues at MolyWorks Materials are bringing the idea one step closer to reality, through the development of their ‘Mobile Foundry’. The company’s work could soon provide a new basis for developing a completely closed-loop economy in areas related to metal manufacturing, potentially slashing the industry’s negative environmental impacts.
 

 

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