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The Circular Economy-Oriented Practice in the Nonferrous Metal Industry

  • Jianguo QiEmail author
  • Jingxing Zhao
  • Wenjun Li
  • Xushu Peng
  • Bin Wu
  • Hong Wang
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Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)

Abstract

In China, iron, chromium and manganese are classified as ferrous metals, with other 64 kinds of metals as nonferrous metals. China usually refers to copper, aluminum, lead, zinc, nickel, tin, antimony, mercury, magnesium and titanium in huge production and consumption as ten major nonferrous metals. Ferrous metals in general sense also include nonferrous alloys. The term “non-ferrous alloys” refers to alloys based essentially on nonferrous metals (usually more than 50 %) and mingled with one or several other kinds of elements. Aluminum alloys, copper alloys and magnesium alloys etc are frequently-used nonferrous alloys.

Keywords

Nonferrous Metal Copper Smelting Circular Economy Electrolytic Aluminum Comprehensive Utilization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jianguo Qi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jingxing Zhao
    • 1
  • Wenjun Li
    • 1
  • Xushu Peng
    • 1
  • Bin Wu
    • 1
  • Hong Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Chinese Academy of Social SciencesBeijingChina

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