In the framework of the ERC SOLCRIMET project KU Leuven researchers have found that replacement of water by ethylene glycol provides enhanced selectivity in the solvent extraction of transitions metals from rare earth elements.Read More »
On April 27 more than 220 people participated in the event “Can the recycling of mining waste become...
SOLVOMET/SIM2 KU Leuven & VITO researchers developed a process to recover copper from dilute ammonia...
Within the ETN SULTAN project, Wienerberger & SIM² KU Leuven researchers studied the potential blend...
SOLVOMET/SIM² researchers have published a critical review paper in the high-impact journal “Chemica...
Registrations are open for the Lunch Event "Recycling mining waste, a new business? (27 April 2021, ...
This new RSC Advances paper demonstrates the effectiveness of a novel supported ionic liquid phase (SILP) for the uptake of REEs (Sc, Y, Nd, Dy) in the presence of base elements (Ca, Al, Fe) from bauxite residue (BR) leachates.Read More »
NEMO is the EU H2020 project targeting the near-zero-waste recycling of low-grade sulfidic mining waste. NEMO recovers valuable and critical metals, and converts the residual mineral fraction in cement, concrete and construction products.Read More »
On Sep’ 10-12, 2018, the Summer School “To mine or not to mine – A multi-criteria assessment of the landfill mining of municipal & industrial solid waste deposits” is organised in Leuven by ETN SOCRATES/NEW-MINE & EIT KIC IMAGINERead More »
This new Hydrometallurgy paper by Kumar Batchu and Binnemans studies the effect of the diluent) on the solvent extraction of Nd using D2EHPA as extractant. Studied diluents varied from aliphatic, aliphatic-aromatic to aromatic.Read More »
The ETN NEW-MINE project has just published a new Policy Brief on the future of Enhanced Landfill Mining in Europe and beyond. The Policy Brief draws Six Lessons Learned from the recent ELFM IV Symposium (February 5-6, 2018).Read More »