Life-cycle environmental benefits of 5REFRACT

LIFE-CYCLE ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF 5REFRACT PARTNER COMPANT LATEST TWEETS One of the main tasks within the LIFE 5REFRACT project is to quantify the environmental benefits associated to the new strategies for refractory waste management devised and implemented as part of the project. For this purpose, a life cycle assessment (LCA) study has been conducted. This […]

The 3rd Consortium Meeting

The 3rd Consortium Meeting has been held as Videoconference (due to COVID-19 restrictions) on 25th of November of 2020. The meeting has been organised by Sidenor, and outcomes and achievements of the project has been discussed during the meeting. It has been dedicated to many fruitful discussion on the progress and achievement, during the last […]

LIFE programme

ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE ACTION PROGRAM (LIFE) EMPRESA COLABORADORA Iñigo Unamuno Responsable de Proyectos de Innovación Industrial ÚLTIMOS TWEETS The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policies and legislation by […]


The recent issue published by the journal specialized in refractory materials, “Refractories Worldforum”, includes an article showing the latest advances developed in the LIFE 5REFRACT project. This publication, which gathers the most current and innovative technological trends in the refractory sector on a quarterly basis, shows the best practices developed and implemented in Sidenor related […]

The new challenges of circular economy

THE NEW CHALLENGES OF CIRCULAR ECONOMY PARTNER COMPANY Iñigo Unamuno Iriondo Head of Industrial Innovation Projects LATEST TWEETS At the end of 2019, the European Union launched the so-called Green New Deal as a central strategy approach, which aims at achieving climate neutrality by 2050, intensifying the emission reduction objective by 2030 and advancing towards […]

Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy: an Analytical Technique for the Sorting of Waste Refractory Materials Used in Steelmaking Industries

LASER-INDUCED BREAKDOWN SPECTROSCOPY PARTNER COMPANY Luisa María Cabalin Full professor at the University of Malaga LATEST TWEETS An Analytical Technique for the Sorting of Waste Refractory Materials Used in Steelmaking Industries.        Refractories are indispensable for all high temperatures processes, such as the production of metals, cement, glass and ceramics. Over a great many […]

The partners of the Life5refrACT consortium met yesterday June 2d

The partners of the Life5refrACT consortium met yesterday, June 2d, in order to review together the indicators of the various project actions. 3 months before the official completion of the project, in September 2020, and after confirming that they will be on time, in spite of the COVID-19 health crisis, and comply with the objectives […]