Project get iodine from geothermal waters resident Tyumen Technopark award marked on the main Russian industrial exhibition – ” Innoprom 2014 . ” Technology “Tyumen resource company” took second place in the category “Best innovative design.”
New electrosorption nonchemical method developed by a resident, to reduce the environmental burden on the environment by eliminating the technological scheme of acidification and oxidation stages, and significantly reduces the cost of technology.
Meanwhile, the need for iodine in Russia is quite high – thousand tons per year. Existing Troitsky iodine plant produces up to 180 tonnes, thereby providing only 20% of demand. Major suppliers of iodine in the Russian Federation – China and India. Monopoly in this market are Japan, Chile and the United States. By depletion and a small number of producers of iodine per kilogram of raw material prices over the past 10-15 years with $ 20 up to 70. Iodine is used mainly in the pharmaceutical, veterinary medicine and agriculture, as well as in the production of rubber and metal cleaning (titanium , iron, copper) used in the aerospace industry.
Recall that yesterday in Yekaterinburg opened the main Russian Industrial Exhibition – ” Innoprom 2014 . ” Tyumen region center . It includes companies offering unique technologies in the construction, energy, agriculture, oil and gas and IT.