Sustainable Metals Management

Securing our Future - Steps Towards a Closed Loop Economy

ISBN: 978-1-4020-4007-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-4539-4 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Sustainability and Metals

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-39

      Outlines of a Sustainable Metals Industry

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      Pages 41-68

      Metallic Raw Materials — Constituents of Our Economy

  2. Economy, Thermodynamics, and Sustainability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 69-69

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      Pages 71-96

      Aluminium

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      Pages 97-111

      Prospects for a Sustainable Aluminum Industry

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      Pages 113-139

      Towards a Sustainable Copper Industry?

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      Pages 141-194

      An Application of Exergy Accounting to Five Basic Metal Industries

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      Pages 195-235

      Entropy as a Measure for Resource Consumption — Application to Primary and Secondary Copper Production

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      Pages 237-247

      Dematerialization of the Metals Turnover

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      Pages 249-291

      Sustainability Strategies in Field Trial

  3. Metals Materials Flows

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 293-293

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      Pages 295-312

      Limits of Metal Recycling

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      Pages 313-334

      Secondary Materials in Steel Production and Recycling

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      Pages 335-346

      Optimisation Possibilities of Copper Smelting and -Processing

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      Pages 347-354

      The Hamburger Aluminium-Werk GMBH’s Contribution to a Sustainable Closed Loop Aluminium System

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      Pages 355-373

      Sustainable Use of Copper

  4. Ecological, Social, Toxicological, and Cultural Effects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 375-375

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      Pages 377-392

      Heavy Metals in the Netherlands

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      Pages 393-402

      Toxic Effects of Metals and Metal Compounds

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      Pages 403-416

      Metallurgical Plants and Chemicals Industry as Challenges to Environmental Protection in the 19th Century

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      Pages 417-448

      Copper Mining and Metallurgy in Prehistoric and the More Recent Past

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      Pages 449-482

      Social and Ecological Consequences of the Bauxite-Energy-Aluminium Product Line

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      Pages 483-515

      The Ok Tedi Pages

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