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CROCODILE project at Manufuture 2019 (Oct. 2019)

The CROCODILE project was presented in the session on “Circular Manufacturing and Sustainability” at the Manufuture Conference 2019 in Helsinki (Oct. 1, 2019). Teresa Sessa of RELIGHT introduced the attendants to the project in her address on the “Recovery of key-metals from WEEE in circular economy”. The CROCODILE project was presented as a best practice on innovative strategies and integrated ...

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Cobalt recovery presented during an arctic sea voyage (October, 2018)

The Crocodile concept was presented by one of the project partners at the KIFEE10 forum. The Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy (KIFEE in short) was held on board of the beautiful Art Nouveau style vessel MS Finnmarken along the Norwegian coast from October 5 to 8, 2018. KIFEE is a Japan-Norway bilateral cooperation inspired by the Kyoto protocol, and the KIFEE ...

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Meet our CROCODILE colleague: Nand Peeters (KU Leuven)

Nand Peeters is a PhD researcher in the SIM² KU Leuven cluster. In the interview below you can get to know more about this Belgian researcher with a background in solvent extraction. What are you working on? I am working on the development of a solvometallurgical process for the purification of cobalt from secondary (recycled) resources. Hereby I will try ...

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Expert Forum – Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility (Darmstadt, October 2018)

Under the umbrella of the European Battery Alliance (EBA), EIT RawMaterials and its partner TU Darmstadt organise a 2-days workshop on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility: E-drives. Magnets. Batteries, which will take place on 23-24 October 2018 in Darmstadt, Germany. The workshop is a next step in implementing some of the action points raised in the EBA Action Plan and the Commissions Strategic Plan ...

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