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Solvometallurgy: an emerging branch in metallurgy

In order to position this emerging branch within extraction metallurgy, Prof. Koen Binnemans and Dr. Peter Tom Jones (SIM² KU Leuven) have authored a milestone position paper to present the opportunities and challenges for this exciting development within the metallurgy domain.

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DEMETER & NEW-MINE featuring in DOCVILLE

On March 2017, 2017, SIM² KU Leuven will present two of its successful animation videos in the “Research Roulette" programme of the DOCVILLE (film) festival in Leuven. Both recycling of e-cars and Enhanced Landfill Mining feature!

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E-cars & e-bikes in EU-28: what about recycling?

The European Environmental Agency (EEA) recently published a milestone report on e-mobility in Europe. The report “focuses upon electric passenger vehicles, explaining the different types that are now available on the market, how each type works, and their respective advantages ...

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University of Birmingham launches new Centre

University of Birmingham is launching an ambitious new Centre. The Centre will be known as “the Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements and Critical Materials” (BCSECM). This new interdisciplinary centre encompasses a diverse range of expertise including capabilities in physical sciences, ...

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REE thematic section in J. Sust. Metallurgy

The Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy has just published its thematic section on “Green Rare Earth Elements” (Vol 3, Nr 1). The thematic section features a number of innovations with respect to REE production and recycling.

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DEMETER 3rd network-wide event

Our DEMETER 3rd network-wide event took place this time in Ljubljana and was organized by our Slovenian partners: JSI and Magneti. As usual, the event started with the WP meeting (on Monday 27th Feb 2017), a day filled with research ...

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