Peter Jones 2018-10-11T16:09:53+00:00 October 11th, 2018|
On September 10-12, 2018, the Summer School “To mine or not to mine – A multi-criteria assessment of the landfill mining of municipal and industrial solid waste deposits” took place in Leuven. 43 researchers participated.
Peter Jones 2018-11-09T15:36:59+00:00 October 10th, 2018|
The ETN NEW-MINE project on Enhanced Landfill Mining is urgently looking for a pyrolysis expert to start a Licentiate Thesis at KTH Stockholm (Sweden). Applicants can apply here: https://new-mine.eu/esr7/.
Peter Jones 2018-10-03T16:33:47+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|
Gwendolyn Bailey, Early Stage Researcher (ESR) at KU Leuven in the EU MSCA-ETN DEMETER project, consistently endeavours to communicate science to a broad audience. She has now won the 2018 MSCA award for science dissemination.
Peter Jones 2018-10-02T16:14:25+00:00 September 28th, 2018|
On 17-9-2018 the Sounding Board of the SIM MaRes programme took place in Leuven to realign the programme with current needs in industry. René Wiersma (Shell) gave a lecture on the use of solvents in mining & metallurgy.
Peter Jones 2018-09-25T16:45:08+00:00 September 25th, 2018|
In their “Fifty Shades of Grey” project, Stelios Spathariotis and Prof. Andy Abbott (both University of Leicester) used Deep Eutectic Solvents to create a Union Jack art piece made by fifty different spots of metal colour…
Peter Jones 2018-09-20T11:57:11+00:00 September 20th, 2018|
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...
Peter Jones 2018-09-17T13:54:55+00:00 September 17th, 2018|
Prof. Koen Binnemans was given the LeCoq de Boisbaudran award for his “outstanding and long-lasting contribution” in the field of rare earth recycling. The prize was awarded at ICfE-10 (Sep’ 3–6, 2018) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Peter Jones 2018-09-11T08:58:47+00:00 September 10th, 2018|
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).
Peter Jones 2018-09-05T11:02:49+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|
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.
Peter Jones 2018-08-14T13:18:11+00:00 August 14th, 2018|
SIM² KU Leuven researchers have developed a novel approach to separate samarium from cobalt originating from SmCo magnets. Their newly published paper introduces very simple and cheap-to-maintain solvent extraction processes.