Within the context of EU NEMO, SIM² KU Leuven/SOLVOMET researchers developed a non-aqueous solvent extraction process for the separation of heavy rare earths (HREEs). The work was published in Separation & Purification Technology.Read More »
SAVE THE DATE for the satellite event of the EU Raw Materials Week “(Re)mining extractive waste – Pe...
On 18 May 2022, NEMO organised a clustering workshop on multi-criteria assessment as a parallel sess...
SOLVOMET/SIM2 researchers have demonstrated in the journal Green Chemistry that choline chloride-eth...
During 4 days, young students and researchers from 9 different institutions gathered in Sweden to vi...
On June 8, 2022, Panagiotis Xanthopoulos (SOLVOMET/SIM2 & MSCA-ETN SULTAN) obtained his PhD degree i...
Can mining waste become a raw material for (circular) construction materials? In this new video, the EU MSCA-ETN SULTAN team highlights the project results in terms of remining present day and historical sulphidic tailings.Read More »
Within the EU MSCA-ETN SOCRATES project, Jennifer Astoveza investigated the possibility to add iron-rich slag as a supplementary cementitious material (SCM) in distinct calcium aluminate containing cement systems.Read More »
SOLVOMET/SIM² researchers have published a critical review paper in Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research on the different systems and mechanisms of non-aqueous solvent extraction, providing a framework for future processes.Read More »
SULTAN, the EU Training Network for the remediation and reprocessing of sulphidic mining waste sites, has launched its long-awaited Thematic Section in the Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, comprising 10 research papers.Read More »
Within the EU H2020 ETN SULTAN project, Wienerberger, VITO & SIM2 KU Leuven researchers succeeded in blending up to 20 wt% of mining waste into ceramics. The work was published in the Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy.Read More »
The 2-day symposium “(Re)Mining extractive waste, a new business?” gathers leading experts in the field of (re)mining of mining-related waste, with a focus on the tailings that arise during the mining and processing of sulphidic ores.Read More »
Researchers at KU Leuven have started up a leaching and solvent extraction pilot, for the separation and purification of rare-earth elements. These pilots are constructed and operated within the EU Horizon 2020 NEMO project, aiming at the valorisation of sulphidic mining wasteRead More »
Within NEMO project, TERRAFAME will run a pilot operation for more than one year to enhance bioleaching heap efficiency and to increase metal recovery from secondary ores.Read More »
SIM² KU Leuven - SOLVOMET/PROCESS researchers developed a new method for the measurement of chlorides in ionic liquids using wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence (WDXRF). The work was published in ACS Omega.Read More »