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ENSUREAL SIGNED

Integrated cross-sectorial approach for environmentally sustainable and resource-efficient alumina production

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 ENSUREAL project word cloud

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aluminium    ensureal    foundry    chain    industry    global    streams    agricultural    bauxite    producers    poland    alumina   

Project "ENSUREAL" data sheet

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Coordinator
SINTEF AS 

Organization address
address: STRINDVEGEN 4
city: TRONDHEIM
postcode: 7034
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 Coordinator Country Norway [NO]
 Total cost 8˙971˙037 €
 EC max contribution 7˙251˙488 € (81%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.2.1.5.3. (Sustainable, resource-efficient and low-carbon technologies in energy-intensive process industries)
 Code Call H2020-SPIRE-2017
 Funding Scheme /IA
 Starting year 2017
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2017-10-01   to  2021-09-30

 Partnership

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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    SINTEF AS NO (TRONDHEIM) coordinator 1˙438˙750.00
2    MYTILINEOS ANONIMI ETAIRIA - OMILOS EPICHEIRISEON EL (MAROUSSI) participant 1˙549˙712.00
3    NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU NO (TRONDHEIM) participant 1˙010˙458.00
4    NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS - NTUA EL (ATHINA) participant 790˙000.00
5    SMS GROUP GMBH DE (DUSSELDORF) participant 524˙562.00
6    ITRB LTD CY (LEFKOSIA) participant 419˙125.00
7    Outotec GmbH DE (Oberursel) participant 409˙507.00
8    ADVANCED MINERALS AND RECYCLING INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS IKE EL (PALAIO FALIRO) participant 385˙000.00
9    WAVESTONE LUXEMBOURG S.A. LU (LEUDELANGE) participant 301˙875.00
10    KONLECHNER DAVID AT (WIEN) participant 162˙657.00
11    SPOLKA AKCYJNA ODLEWNIE POLSKIE PL (STARACHOWICE) participant 90˙923.00
12    CAO HELLAS MAKEDONIKI ASVESTOPOIIA ANONIMI ETAIRIA PARAGOGIS KAI EMPORIAS ASVESTOY KAI LOIPON DOMIKOICHIMIKON ILON EL (THESSALONIKI) participant 90˙562.00
13    LUVENA SPOLKA AKCYJNA PL (LUBON) participant 78˙353.00
14    STIFTELSEN SINTEF NO (TRONDHEIM) participant 0.00

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 Project objective

Global alumina production capacity is forecast to grow by 30% over the next ten years. Unfortunately, Europe cannot keep the competition and is highly dependent on imported alumina and bauxite. ENSUREAL project’s main objective is to decrease this dependence and characterise all the streams of the alumina industry in order to valorise them and make the European aluminium industry more competitive at a global scale.

In order to do so, ENSUREAL addresses the production of alumina of the aluminium production sector, through the introduction of a new technology (Pedersen process) that improves the process’ yield and its energy and environmental performance. Moreover, ENSUREAL’s consortium proposes a new value chain that takes into account all the streams as valorisable products across the aluminium supply chain and introduces the foundry and the agricultural sector. A call for transparency (no-more-black-boxes) and thus a deeply cross-sectorial initiative.

More specifically, ENSUREAL brings together the aluminium sector (Aluminium of Greece), the foundry sector (Odlewnie Polskie S.A., Poland), the agricultural sector (Luvena S.A., Poland) and lime producers (CaO Hellas, Belgium), in order to demonstrate the new technologies and approaches proposed. The innovative character of the project is brought by major players in R&D, such as SINTEF, NTUA and NTNU. Outotec and SMS group bring outstanding engineering and process expertise. Furthermore, 3 SMEs will help define and optimise the bauxite scenario in Europe (AdMiRIS), develop ENSUREAL's business case (ITRB) and study the upscaling of the process for future commercial prospects (KON Chem). Last but not least, clustering with other EU initiatives, including other SPIRE projects, will be paid special attention in order to promote a transparent approach of development that show the aluminium producers in Europe all the benefits of implementing the ENSUREAL process once it is demonstrated.

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