Journal article

Recovery of gold ions from discarded mobile phone leachate by solvent extraction and polymer inclusion membrane (PIM) based separation using an amic acid extractant

Fukiko Kubota, Riho Kono, Wataru Yoshida, Maha Sharaf, Spas D Kolev, Masahiro Goto

Separation and Purification Technology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2019

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Ministry of Education, Science, Sports, and Culture of Japan


Awarded by Environment Research and Technology Development Fund (ERTDF) from the Ministry of the Environment Japan


Awarded by Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors express sincere thanks to Sibata Ind. Co. Ltd., Seishin Enterprise Co. Ltd. and Matsuda Sangyo Co. Ltd., Japan, for kindly providing leachates from crushed and milled discarded mobile phones. The authors also thank Ms Sachie Hikino for her assistance with the analysis of the metal content of the leachates. This work was supported by a Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research (No. JP16K06830) from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports, and Culture of Japan, the Environment Research and Technology Development Fund (ERTDF, grant No. 3-1710) from the Ministry of the Environment Japan, and Open Partnership Joint Project of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (Grant No. AJ179065 (29-9111-t13)).