SIM² KU Leuven (Sustainable Inorganic Materials Management) is an interdisciplinary research cluster at KU Leuven, which addresses the European and global demand for more cleantech innovation and research on resource recovery and recycling.
Milestone biohydrometallurgy event in Orléans on
PROMETHEE & BRGM are organising a milestone workshop dedicated to biohydrometallurgy on October 10, 2018. The event is highly relevant for researchers working in the EU projects CROCODILE, NEMO, METGROW+, ETN SULTAN & SOCRATES...
Why the EV industry must work together with REE pr
In a new DEMETER Policy Brief, Gwendolyn Bailey and Karel Van Acker (KU Leuven) motivate why the time has come for the electric-vehicle industry (EV industry) to start working together with the producers of rare earths (REEs).
Solving the fines problem in ELFM: a review
Researchers in the ETN NEW-MINE project have published a milestone review paper in the Journal Detritus. The paper discusses the potential process routes for the fines fraction obtained in Enhanced Landfill Mining projects.
SLO Symposium (Artefact): Five Lessons Learned
In this article Peter Tom Jones reflects on the Artefact SLO Symposium on the Social License to Operate for mining & recycling of critical metals and summarises some key take-home messages. Reactions are welcome.
2nd ELFM Seminar in European Parliament: 20/11
Three years after the first ever Seminar on Enhanced Landfill Mining in the European Parliament, EURELCO can now announce it will organise a follow-up EP Seminar on 20-11-2018, co-organised by ETN NEW-MINE and SIM² KU Leuven.
ELFM IV (February 2018): Six lessons learned
In this article “Six lessons learned” Peter Tom Jones reflects on the 4th International Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM IV) Symposium and summarises some key take-home messages. Quo vadis for ELFM? Reactions are welcome.