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Mercury Pollution of the River Nura

Ilyushchenko, M.A., Heaven, S. and Yakovleva, L.V. (2001) Mercury Pollution of the River Nura Promyshlennost Kazakhstana, 3, (6), pp. 56-9.

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The mercury contamination of the Nura River /1-5/ has been begun since August, 1950, when the Karaganda Factory of Synthetic Rubber (SR) (since 1982 - PO «Carbide», from the beginning of 1990s - joint-stock company (AO) «Carbide») sets to development of production of acetaldehyde on the Kucherov method by a direct hydration of acetylene at the presence of the catalyzer - sulfate salt of mercury (II) in Temirtau city. Project development was carried out by «Hiprokauchuk" of Moscow City. The technological schema of acting acetaldehyde production of the firm IGFarbenindustry of Osventsim City, and also equipment which had been removed from Germany on reparations after ending of World War II were used.

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Published date: 2001


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Date deposited: 11 Jul 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:36

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Author: M.A. Ilyushchenko
Author: S. Heaven
Author: L.V. Yakovleva

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