Extracting Added Value from Mediterranean Saltworks

SEArcularMINE Online Webinar - May 12th 2022, 10-12am CET

Saltwork managers and technical experts as well as municipal water infrastructure professionals from coastal communities were invited to this international open-door webinar organised by the SEArcularMINE project. SEArcularMINE presented the project’s innovative approach to recover valuable minerals from solar saltwork waste streams.


Welcome and Introduction
 Professor Andrea Cipollina, Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi di Palermo

PART A: Economic Potential of Bittern Valorisation 

Business model of valorising bittern

        Dr Fabrizio Vicari, ResourSEAs srl  


Mineral Marketplace Panel Discussion with Q&A    

Chaired by Dr Michael Papapetrou, ERINN Innovation


PART B: Optimising Saltwork Productivity through Integrated Desalination 

SOSALT Case study

      Professor Giacomo D’Ali’Staiti, President SOSALT SpA  


Feasibility study for upstream desalination plant: insights

        Delia Pastorelli, SUEZ International