SisAl Pilot is a 4 year project funded by Horizon 2020 (GA 869268) and it aims to demonstrate a patented novel industrial process to produce silicon (Si, a critical raw material), enabling a shift from today’s carbothermic Submerged Arc Furnace (SAF) process to a far more environmentally and economically sustainable alternative: an aluminothermic reduction of quartz in slag that utilizes secondary raw materials such as aluminium (Al) EoL scrap and dross, as replacements for carbon reductants used today.
11 – 12 Nov 2021
In the frame of the Life Long Learning project "HydroMetEC - Hydrometallurgy in raw materials utilization" an Advanced Course (HSC Sim Software) will be hosted [...]
23 Sep 2021
This week, during the SisAl pilot test campaign, two operators from Wacker Norway were present at Elkem Pilot in Kristiansand to assist in the tests […]