Public acceptance or the ‘Social License to Operate’ is widely acknowledged as the biggest financial risk for the mining sector. Six different perspectives and recommendations coming from six different sectors were debated during a satellite event of the EU Raw Materials Week (22 Nov. 2019).Read More »
Public acceptance or the ‘Social License to Operate’ is widely acknowledged as the biggest financial...
“How to define the impact of new technologies?” was the title of a workshop on Sustainability Assess...
The EU H2020 projects CROCODILE and TARANTULA contributed to the 9th Trilateral EU-US-Japan Conferen...
The CROCODILE project was presented in the session on “Circular Manufacturing and Sustainabili...
The short movie ‘Stairway to Sustainability’ reveals the results of the MSCA-ETN SOCRATES project. T...
“How to define the impact of new technologies?” was the title of a workshop on Sustainability Assessment (SA) organized on the 21st of November 2019 in Brussels by NEMO in collaboration with CHROMIC, METGROW+ and NEW-MINERead More »
The EU H2020 projects CROCODILE and TARANTULA contributed to the 9th Trilateral EU-US-Japan Conference on Critical MaterialsRead More »
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 ...Read More »
The short movie ‘Stairway to Sustainability’ reveals the results of the MSCA-ETN SOCRATES project. The researchers have found ways to transform the various metal-containing industrial process residues into recyclables and high-added value outputs. And they even made a staircase out of it!Read More »
The Science, Engineering & Technology Group of KU Leuven, Faculty of Engineering Technology, Department of Materials Engineering and Department of Chemical Engineering, has a joint, full-time academic vacancy in the area of metal recovery from mineral flows. We are looking for internationally oriented candidates with an excellent research record, a strong affinity with industrial applications, and with educational competence within ...Read More »
On November 8, 2019, the EIT RawMaterials AWARE consortium is organising a mini-symposium on raising awareness on recycling of electronic waste. The event is co-organised by Recupel, SUMA and SIM² KU Leuven. Registration is now open.Read More »
Registrations are open for the satellite event at the EU Raw Materials Week on the "Public Acceptance and Social Impact of Mining and Mineral Recycling in Europe" (Brussels, 22 Nov. 2019). Several policy recommendations for the European Commission will be debated.Read More »
The SecREEts project presented its approach on Social License to Operate during an online meeting and compared with the model by Boutilier and Thomson (2011)Read More »
Within the SOLCRIMET project (ERC Advanced Grant), Zheng Li et al. discovered that selection of suitable polar solvents can enhance metal separations in liquid-liquid extraction. The work has been published in Chem. Eur. J.Read More »