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Genotypic and phenotypic diversity of Bacillus spp. isolated from steel plant waste
BackgroundMolecular studies of Bacillus diversity in various environments have been reported. However, there have been few investigations concerning Bacillus in steel plant environments. In thisExpand
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Caracterização, beneficiamento e reciclagem de carepas geradas em processos siderúrgicos
The concern to apply environmental rules within the productive context of any company is actually a reality in the worldwide scene. Waste improvement and commercialization in many industrial dealsExpand
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Molecular bacterial diversity and distribution in waste from a steel plant.
We characterized the bacterial diversity of newly produced steelmaking wastes (NPSW) and steelmaking wastes deposited (SWD) in a restricted land area, generated by the siderurgic industry, using theExpand
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Mine/Mill production planning based on a Geometallurgical Model
The Pau Branco mine supplies two blast furnaces with iron ore lumps, and currently, charcoal consumption for pig iron production accounts for 47% of the blast furnaces' operational cost. AExpand
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Molecular characterization of early colonizer bacteria from wastes in a steel plant
Aims:  Forty‐nine bacteria isolated from four newly‐produced waste samples of a steel industry, which had a high content of CaO, MgO, Cr and P2O5, were characterized molecularly and phenotypically byExpand
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Impact of quality of iron ore lumps on sustainability of mining operations in the Quadrilatero Ferrifero Area.
Abstract The quality of lumps may have a significant impact in iron ore mining systems with implications for mineral reserve recovery rates. Improving the quality of lump ore, through a simple yetExpand
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Steel slag and iron ore tailings to produce solid brick
The main goals of this work were to verify the potential of reuse of steel slag and iron ore tailings as secondary raw materials to produce solid brick and to evaluate whether this application canExpand
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Study of biomass applied to a cogeneration system: A steelmaking industry case
In this paper, a theoretical technical study was carried out using Brazilian available biomass materials (rice husk, coffee husk and elephant grass) compared to natural gas applied to an electric arcExpand
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Optimisation of COREX process
Abstract Coal and energy consumption in the COREX process can be minimised from the balance between the required and generated reduction gas. Metallisation ratio is calculated at the balance, whichExpand
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