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Green (IL-based) solvents developed to dissolve gold

November 15th, 2018|

KU Leuven researchers developed new leaching solutions to dissolve metals, based on non-volatile ionic liquids (ILs). This work on dissolving gold without gas formation was published in Green Chemistry.

Call for papers for Thematic Issue on ELFM in Detritus

November 14th, 2018|

EURELCO and the EU Training Network for Resource Recovery Through Enhanced Landfill Mining (ETN NEW-MINE) call for papers on Enhanced Landfill Mining for a Thematic Issue in the IWWG Journal Detritus (Deadline: 11-6-2019).

HRE-free, free RE and RE-free magnets: vision & reality

November 13th, 2018|

Following their milestone achievements on rare earth (RE) high-performance magnets, Prof. Gutfleisch et al. (TU Darmstadt) published a landmark paper on the vision and reality of heavy RE-free, free RE and RE-free magnets.

Why ELFM needs to be politically acknowledged in Europe

November 5th, 2018|

In preparation of the 2nd ELFM Seminar in the European Parliament (20-11-2018), ETN NEW-MINE has published a new Policy Brief: “Why Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM) needs to be politically acknowledged to facilitate sustainable management of European landfills”.

The Quest of the Negative Sequence (for extraction of REEs)

October 25th, 2018|

The extraction of lanthanides from nitrate media with basic nitrate extractants shows a remarkable decreasing trend when going from left to right in the lanthanide series. The Binnemans SOLVOMET group is taking the first step.

Register for the 6th EURELCO General Assembly (21-11-2018)

October 24th, 2018|

The 6th EURELCO General Assembly meeting takes place on November 21, 2018 at the Flemish Public Waste Agency (OVAM, Belgium). The GA is organised the day after the 2nd ELFM Seminar in the EP in Brussels. Registration is now open.

Prometia’s Techtour in Belgium was a major success

October 24th, 2018|

On 9-11 October 2018, Prometia organised its 2018 Prometia Techtour in Belgium, with stops in Liège, Leuven and Antwerp. SIM² KU Leuven hosted two lab visits and several seminars. Andrea Martos (IDENER) liked what she saw.

New Mg–REEs alloys developed within the EU Remaghic project

October 24th, 2018|

Within the EU Remaghic project, new REEs and Mg recovery processes have been developed from a selection of waste streams in order to produce new low cost competitive alloys for the automotive, biomedical and aeronautic industry.

Register for the DEMETER Closing Symposium (5-7 Feb’ 2019)

October 17th, 2018|

ETN DEMETER (Design and Recycling of Rare-Earth Permanent Magnet Motors and Generators in Hybrid and Full Electric Vehicles) organises the DEMETER Closing Symposium in Feb’ 2019 (together with SIM² KU Leuven, GloREIA and Valeo).

Register for 2nd ELFM Seminar in the EP (20-11-2018)

October 16th, 2018|

Three years after the 1st ELFM Seminar in the EP, the 2nd Seminar – entitled “Towards a dynamic landfill management and mining strategy for Europe’s 500,000+ landfills” – takes place on November 20, 2018. Registration is now open.