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Chinese startup tackles 2bn tons of slag with new technology

Greenore is world's first company to put treatment method into practice

Greenore’s new technology prevents water and air contamination arising from the processing of slag. (Photo courtesy of Greenore technology)

BEIJING -- China's environmental protection law stipulates that environmental protection taxes of 25 yuan ($3.8) per ton will be imposed on untreated steel slag. Steel plants in China produce around 1 billion tons of crude steel and about 300 million tons of slag annually.

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