Abandoned, historical mines can be found all over Europe. Waste present at these sites can cause major environmental problems, with the most commonly known example being acid mine drainage. But is there any business opportunity in re-mining these historical dump sites?Read More »
Abandoned, historical mines can be found all over Europe. Waste present at these sites can cause maj...
Public acceptance or the ‘Social License to Operate’ is widely acknowledged as the biggest financial...
“How to define the impact of new technologies?” was the title of a workshop on Sustainability Assess...
The EU H2020 projects CROCODILE and TARANTULA contributed to the 9th Trilateral EU-US-Japan Conferen...
From Wednesday 13 till Friday 15 November, NEMO consortium members from 8 different counties across ...
Public acceptance or the ‘Social License to Operate’ is widely acknowledged as the biggest financial risk for the mining sector. Six different perspectives and recommendations coming from six different sectors were debated during a satellite event of the EU Raw Materials Week (22 Nov. 2019).Read More »
“How to define the impact of new technologies?” was the title of a workshop on Sustainability Assessment (SA) organized on the 21st of November 2019 in Brussels by NEMO in collaboration with CHROMIC, METGROW+ and NEW-MINERead More »
The EU H2020 projects CROCODILE and TARANTULA contributed to the 9th Trilateral EU-US-Japan Conference on Critical MaterialsRead More »
From Wednesday 13 till Friday 15 November, NEMO consortium members from 8 different counties across the European Union gathered in Leuven to discuss progress and prospectives for the coming months. In this meeting, our new partner Boliden exchanged their ideas for the first time with the group. The meeting kicked off with an exploitation workshop. Different partners afterwards met in ...Read More »
Within the SOLCRIMET project (ERC Advanced Grant), SOLVOMET researchers have developed a solvometallurgical process for the separation of yttrium and europium, showing increased efficiency over conventional hydrometallurgical separation routes. The work has been published in Separation and Purification Technology.Read More »
The use of lithium in the production of cathode materials for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries (LIB’s) that maked it a strategical raw materialRead More »
The Science, Engineering & Technology Group of KU Leuven, Faculty of Engineering Technology, Department of Materials Engineering and Department of Chemical Engineering, has a joint, full-time academic vacancy in the area of metal recovery from mineral flows. We are looking for internationally oriented candidates with an excellent research record, a strong affinity with industrial applications, and with educational competence within ...Read More »
On November 8, 2019, the EIT RawMaterials AWARE consortium is organising a mini-symposium on raising awareness on recycling of electronic waste. The event is co-organised by Recupel, SUMA and SIM² KU Leuven. Registration is now open.Read More »
Registrations are open for the satellite event at the EU Raw Materials Week on the "Public Acceptance and Social Impact of Mining and Mineral Recycling in Europe" (Brussels, 22 Nov. 2019). Several policy recommendations for the European Commission will be debated.Read More »