Researchers are invited to (pre)register for the ETN/EIT Summer School “To mine or not to mine: A multi-criteria assessment of the landfill mining of municipal and industrial solid waste deposits” (September 10-12, 2018, Leuven).Read More »
Final EU CROCODILE video released during EU Raw Materials week
The closing EU CROCODILE video has been released. Featuring Nand Peeters (KU Leuven), Flavia Forte (...
Documentary “Responsible Mining in Europe”: what the experts say
On October 20, 2022, the documentary “Responsible Mining in Europe: A new paradigm to counter climat...
“(Re)mining extractive waste – Perspectives for the EU?” (November 15, Brussels)
SAVE THE DATE for the satellite event of the EU Raw Materials Week “(Re)mining extractive waste – Pe...
Five Lessons Learned from the (Re)Mining Symposium (May 17-18, 2022)
To remine or not to remine extractive waste in Europe? That was the core question during the symposi...
Four lessons learned from PROMETIA Tech Tour 2022 – Northern Sweden
During 4 days, young students and researchers from 9 different institutions gathered in Sweden to vi...
Non-aqueous SX provides enhanced separations
In the framework of the ERC SOLCRIMET project KU Leuven researchers have found that replacement of water by ethylene glycol provides enhanced selectivity in the solvent extraction of transitions metals from rare earth elements.Read More »
Separation of REEs from bauxite residue leachate
This new RSC Advances paper demonstrates the effectiveness of a novel supported ionic liquid phase (SILP) for the uptake of REEs (Sc, Y, Nd, Dy) in the presence of base elements (Ca, Al, Fe) from bauxite residue (BR) leachates.Read More »
Welcome to CROCODILE
CROCODILE is the EU H2020 project targeting the development of a commercial system for the recovery of cobalt and the production of cobalt metal and upstream products from a wide variety of secondary and primary European resources.Read More »
ETN & EIT Summer School “To mine or not to mine”
On Sep’ 10-12, 2018, the Summer Sschool “To mine or not to mine – A multi-criteria assessment of the landfill mining of municipal & industrial solid waste deposits” is organised in Leuven by ETN SOCRATES/NEW-MINE & EIT KIC IMAGINERead More »
New paper on the effect of the diluent in REE SX
This new Hydrometallurgy paper by Kumar Batchu and Binnemans studies the effect of the diluent) on the solvent extraction of Nd using D2EHPA as extractant. Studied diluents varied from aliphatic, aliphatic-aromatic to aromatic.Read More »
NEW-MINE Policy Brief on Enhanced Landfill Mining
The ETN NEW-MINE project has just published a new Policy Brief on the future of Enhanced Landfill Mining in Europe and beyond. The Policy Brief draws Six Lessons Learned from the recent ELFM IV Symposium (February 5-6, 2018).Read More »