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ELFM IV Symposium programme & registration

September 21st, 2017|

On 5 and 6 February, 2018, the 4th Enhanced Landfill Mining Symposium (ELFM IV) is taking place in Mechelen, Belgium. This week the full Symposium programme was released. Early bird registration is now possible.

EC publishes new list of Critical Raw Materials

September 20th, 2017|

On September 13, 2017, the EC finally published its updated list of Critical Raw Materials. SIM² KU Leuven will continue to provide recovery/recycling technology for the following CRMs: Sb, Co, Ga, Ge, In, PGMs, REEs and Sc.

In memoriam Prof. Risto Harjula (Helsinki U.)

September 19th, 2017|

SIM² KU Leuven & EREAN/REDMUD are deeply saddened to hear the news that our wonderful colleague, Prof. Risto Harjula (U. Helsinki), has passed away on September 11, 2017. We offer our sincere condolences to Risto’s family.

SOLVOMET, a new Industrial Service Centre

September 14th, 2017|

SIM² KU Leuven has just launched “SOLVOMET”, an Industrial Service Centre whose mission is to support its industrial partners in the development of more sustainable solvometallurgical separation processes and new mining chemicals.

China Global Television Network reports on ELFM

August 11th, 2017|

In the aftermath of the publication of the animated promotional videos of ETNs NEW-MINE and SOCRATES, we were contacted by China Global Television Network (CGTN) who made a brief report on the projects’ ground-breaking research.

APP launches new commercial demonstration plant

July 14th, 2017|

The British company APP has developed a new commercial demonstration plant that is able to transform RDF into natural gas. An important development for the ELFM and plasma gasification research!

From batch to continuous production…

July 14th, 2017|

Drug discovery Online published an article about the most important steps and mistakes the pharmaceutical industry can make when they want to switch from batch to continuous production of drugs.

Darmstadt Symposium on critical metals (July 13)

July 6th, 2017|

On the 13th of July Darmstadt, Germany, will be the venue for a milestone Symposium on the importance of critical metals for green energy technologies. The Symposium features a multitude of lectures by renowned experts.

Meet our new SIM² KU Leuven researcher: Basit Ali

July 5th, 2017|

Basit Ali is a new SIM² KU Leuven researcher working on the electrodeposition of Sm-Co magnetic alloys from ionic liquids (ILs). In this interview you can get to know more about this ETN DEMETER PhD researcher.

Towards a new Rare Earth Association: GloREIA

July 5th, 2017|

In June 2017 the EIT RawMaterials network has approved the GloREIA KIC Added Value project, which stands for “Towards a Global Rare Earth Industry Association”. The funding for this EIT RawMaterials project is 300,000 EUR.