Peter Jones 2017-04-21T14:28:54+00:00 April 21st, 2017|
Apple just announced that it plans to stop relying on mined rare earth minerals and metals to make their products, and instead use only recycled sources. Read the full story in the article by Zoë Schlanger.
Peter Jones 2017-04-21T08:32:35+00:00 April 21st, 2017|
In the framework of the ETN DEMETER project SIM² KU Leuven researchers have published a milestone paper on the sustainability aspects of hybrid and electric vehicles (H(E)Vs). The paper was co-authored by Leiden University.
Peter Jones 2017-04-21T13:20:41+00:00 April 21st, 2017|
SIM² KU Leuven researchers from the SREMAT Group have published a milestone paper in Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering on the transformation process of fayalitic slag into Fe-Si rich inorganic polymers.
Peter Jones 2017-04-21T07:35:20+00:00 April 21st, 2017|
Dr. Nerea Rodriguez is one of the latest researchers hired by the SIM² KU Leuven cluster. In the interview below you can get to know more about this Spanish postdoctoral researcher with a background in Deep Eutectic Solvents.
Peter Jones 2017-04-21T13:21:47+00:00 April 20th, 2017|
The position paper “Solvometallurgy: an emerging branch of extractive metallurgy” is now available as an open access paper from the Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy website. The paper presents ten reasons to use solvometallurgy.
Peter Jones 2017-04-21T13:24:11+00:00 April 20th, 2017|
On April 18, 2017, the VLAIO O&O ANTARES project kicked off at the premises of Campine in Beerse (Belgium). ANTARES targets high-grade antimony trioxide production from a diversified antimony-containing feed stream.
Peter Jones 2017-04-20T10:35:26+00:00 April 20th, 2017|
SIM² KU Leuven is happy to share the news that its ETN EREAN colleague at the Technical Unversity of Darmstadt (Germany), Prof. Oliver Gutfleisch, has been granted a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant on magnetocaloric cooling.
Peter Jones 2017-04-20T08:39:03+00:00 April 20th, 2017|
The European Enhanced Landfill Mining Consortium wins its 3rd EU-funded landfill mining project in 1 year. Interreg NWE RAWFILL targets an evidence-based, standardised methodology to select profitable landfill mining projects.
The call for extended abstracts for the Fourth International Symposium on Enhanced Landfill Mining (Conference Centre Lamot, Mechelen-Belgium, February 5-6, 2018) is now open. Deadline for the extended abstracts is May 30, 2017.
On April 3, 2017, the Fifth Slag Valorisation Symposium kicked off in Leuven. For a record-breaking attendance of 250 participants, Bart Blanpain gave a bird’s eye overview on 15 years of slag valorisation research at KU Leuven.