Euronews-Futuris has just released a new video on Enhanced Landfill Mining, featuring researchers from Montanuniversität Leoben and KU Leuven. The video offers new footage of the Closing the Circle ELFM case in Houthalen.Read More »
PROMETHEE & BRGM are organising a milestone workshop dedicated to biohydrometallurgy on October 10, ...
Prof. Koen Binnemans was given the LeCoq de Boisbaudran award for his “outstanding and long-lasting ...
In a new DEMETER Policy Brief, Gwendolyn Bailey and Karel Van Acker (KU Leuven) motivate why the tim...
SIM² KU Leuven researchers have developed a novel approach to separate samarium from cobalt originat...
On July 2nd, 2018, Dženita Avdibegović (SIM² KU Leuven) obtained her PhD degree in Chemistry. She su...
Euronews-Futuris has just released a new documentary video on the reprocessing of red mud (bauxite residue), featuring experts from RWTH Aachen and KU Leuven in the context of the EU Horizon 2020 MSCA-ETN REDMUD project.Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »