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How to define the impact of new technologies? A workshop on Sustainability assessment (Nov. 2019)

Location: Le Plaza Hotel, Adolphe Maxlaan 118/126, 1000 Brussel Date: Thursday 21 November 2019 To reduce the import dependency of the European Union for raw materials, industrial by-products and residual streams are increasingly looked at as low grade resources. Indeed, many materials such as metallurgical slags, incineration ashes or mine tailings contain significant amounts of metals that are currently not ...

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International Process Metallurgy Symposium

5-6 November 2019, Espoo, Finland: The Symposium brings together researchers and industry experts to share latest results and developments in the area of Process Metallurgy, or extracting metals from their primary and secondary raw materials in a sustainable manner. The symposium is co-organized by the Horizon2020 European Training network SOCRATES, which targets the sustainable valorisation of critical-metal-containing industrial process residues using ...

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NEMO partners meeting in Espoo, Finland (24-25 April 2019)

The 12 month NEMO project meeting took place on 24 and 25 April, 2019. The meeting was hosted by VTT at their premises in Espoo, Finland. The NEMO Consortium partners discussed the project progress, consortium modifications due to CLC’s decision to withdraw from the NEMO project and the adaptation of the project scope to the new situation (with Boliden as ...

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ETN & EIT Summer School “To mine or not to mine” (September 10-12, 2018 – Leuven, Belgium)

On September 10-12, 2018, the Summer School “To mine or not to mine – A multi-criteria assessment of the landfill mining of municipal and industrial solid waste deposits” is organised in Leuven (Novotel). The Summer School is a joint initiative of the EU Horizon 2020 projects ETN SOCRATES and ETN NEW-MINE, in collaboration with the EIT RawMaterials IMAGINE programme. Further ...

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NEMO project kicks off on Finland, Sotkamo (May 2018)

The kick-off meeting of NEMO project took place in Vuokatti (Finland) on 22nd – 23rd May.  The location was close to the Terrafame mine, in Sotkamo, which is one of the case studies of the project. The first day, all partners introduced their organisations and, after that, work package leaders presented an overview and a preliminary initiation plan for the ...

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