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A success story based on red mud


We proudly present to you #MSCA ITN fellow of the week Andrei Goronovski, part of the international research project REDMUD, in the science and technology of recycling waste. Red mud, or better bauxite residue – is a major source of critical raw materials which can be recycled and used for clean technologies in the future. To assess and research the ...

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EU H2020 MSCA ETN REDMUD receives prize again!


The presentation: ‘Alternative Binder Formation and Iron Extraction From Chemically and Thermally Modified Bauxite Residue’ by EU ETN REDMUD researcher Tobias Hertel, was awarded the prize for the best oral presentation at the EUROMAT 2017 (organized by the Federation of European Material Societies), Thessaloniki, 17-22 September in the Area H: Raw Materials.

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Best Bauxite Residue Paper Award goes for ETN REDMUD


‘Best Bauxite Residue Paper Award’ at the 35th International ICSOBA 2017 Conference goes to ETN REDMUD paper “High Temperature Processing Options for the Valorisation of Bauxite Residue toward New Materials” by Tobias Hertel, Bart Blanpain and Yiannis Pontikes. The conference took place in Hamburg, Germany from 2-5 October 2017 Seven PhD candidates of the MSCA REDMUD project attended this year’s edition of the ...

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Raw Materials Week 2017


November 6 – November 10 Following the success of the 1st edition of the ‘Raw Materials Week‘, the 2nd edition will take place in Brussels from Monday 6 to Friday 10 November 2017.  See details.

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EuCheMSIL 2018


The 27th EuCheMS Conference on Molten Salts and Ionic Liquids – EuCheMSIL 2018 will be held from 7-12th October 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. For further information visit for details that will be continuing updating, but that has already the basic information. Any special queries can be sent to

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2nd Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices Conference


The 2nd Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices Conference (BR2018) will take place in Athens, Greece – Between 7/05/2018 and 10/05/2018. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Dear Colleagues, The Organising and Scientific Committees of the 2nd Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices conference – BR2018 cordially invite all interested participants to submit abstracts that will undergo a full review, with accepted abstracts selected for the final mode ...

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Call for papers BR2018 Conference (Athens, 2018)

Athens, Greece. After sunset. Parthenon and Herodium construction in Acropolis Hill

It is with great pleasure that SIM² KU Leuven and ETN REDMUD can announce the 2nd Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices conference – BR2018. The conference will be held from 7-10 May, 2018 in Athens, Greece. Stimulated by the success of the Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices conference, in 2015, and under the framework of EU H2020 MSCA ...

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