“Make no mistake. The tsunami of cheap, subsidised Chinese Electric Vehicles is coming. Europe seems to have been sleepwalking into an abyss.”, that’s the opening statement of SIM²’s new documentary “The Nordic challenge: from mine to Electric Vehicle” in collaboration with the ENICON and EXCEED EU projects.Read More »
“Make no mistake. The tsunami of cheap, subsidised Chinese Electric Vehicles is coming. Europe seems...
In the framework of the HE ENICON projects, SOLVOMET/SIM² KU Leuven researchers Lommelen & Binnemans...
Binnemans & Jones published a new position paper in JSM: “Ionic Liquids and Deep-Eutectic Solvents i...
Koen Binnemans was awarded a second ERC Advanced Grant for his CIRMET project: Circular Hydrometallu...
The SOLVOMET Group is delighted to announce the publication of its long-awaited position paper “The ...
In the framework of the HE ENICON projects, SOLVOMET/SIM² KU Leuven researchers Lommelen & Binnemans developed a molecular thermodynamic model for the solvent extraction of minerals acids using TBP.Read More »
Binnemans & Jones published a new position paper in JSM: “Ionic Liquids and Deep-Eutectic Solvents in Extractive Metallurgy: Mismatch Between Academic Research and Industrial Applicability”. Here we publish some testimonials.Read More »
Koen Binnemans was awarded a second ERC Advanced Grant for his CIRMET project: Circular Hydrometallurgy for Energy-Transition. SIM² provides a sneak preview of what you can expect in CIRMET in this open-hearted interview.Read More »
The SOLVOMET Group is delighted to announce the publication of its long-awaited position paper “The Twelve Principles of Circular Hydrometalllurgy” in the Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy.Read More »
On November 15, 20222, the closing event for NEMO was organised as a Satellite Event of the 7th EU Raw Materials week. The key outcomes of the project were presented. All presentations are now available.Read More »
The closing EU CROCODILE video has been released. Featuring Nand Peeters (KU Leuven), Flavia Forte (Eco Recycling) and Zhangqi Wang (Accurec), the video covers the recycling value chain for the recovery and refining of Co from spent Li-ion batteries.Read More »
SAVE THE DATE for the satellite event of the EU Raw Materials Week “(Re)mining extractive waste – Perspectives for the EU?” (Closing NEMO event - Le Plaza Hotel, Brussels, 15 November 2022, 2 pm).Read More »
On 18 May 2022, NEMO organised a clustering workshop on multi-criteria assessment as a parallel session in the “(Re)Mining extractive waste, a new business?” symposium in Mechelen, Belgium. More than 30 participants interacted through role-playing and lively discussions, aiming to elucidate the many challenges in integrating techno-economic, environmental and social concerns related to reprocessing of mining waste. The workshop started ...Read More »
SOLVOMET/SIM2 researchers have demonstrated in the journal Green Chemistry that choline chloride-ethylene glycol based deep-eutectic solvents (DESs) are not stable during high-temperature leaching processes for cobalt recovery.Read More »