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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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10th International Conference on f-Elements (ICFE-10)


The 10th International Conference on f-Elements (ICFE-10) will be held in Lausanne,  Switzerland  between 3 and 6 September 2018. Prof. Dr. Koen Binnemans will organize the session on “Extraction, separation, and recycling” For more information please follow this web link:

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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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Enhanced Landfill Mining on the rise in Europe


On February 6-8, 2017 two new EU projects on Enhanced Landfill Mining formally kicked off. In order to announce these two new projects (ETN NEW-MINE coordinated by SIM² KU Leuven & Interreg Europe COCOON) a widely attended press conference was held in Greenville, Houthalen, the location where also the flagship Closing the Circle project is situated. Several tv-reports were developed ...

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Open position for tailings project at KU Leuven

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<strong>Vacancy for a Post-doc (or PhD*) position for the SMART project – Sustainable Metal Extraction from Tailings </strong> Since the earliest days of the Industrial Revolution, the primary mining and metal processing industry has been and still is landfilling and/or stockpiling vast quantities of metal-containing tailings. Especially the older tailing ponds and associated landfills may represent an environmental and health ...

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The 35th International Conference and Exhibition of ICSOBA will be held in the Radisson Blu hotel in Hamburg, Germany from 2 to 5 October, 2017 in cooperation with TRIMET and DADCO. Objectives of the Conference are to: • Review the status of bauxite, alumina and aluminium industries in the world with emphasis on Europe • Discuss promising research developments aimed ...

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REDMUD Summer School 2016 took place in Leuven


Three days of lectures by experts in the field, posters by young researchers and world wide networking while in Leuven. This informative summer school was socially highlighted by a pleasant event dinner, and fruitfully capped by a discussion session. We thank all Speakers and Participants for making this summer school happen…and hope our connection in this field will only grow ...

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3rd REDMUD Network wide event


The 3rd REDMUD Network wide event took place in Stockholm (Sweden) from 11/04/2016 to 13/04/2016. ESRs, Supervisors, Team Leaders and Consultants all gathered in the OpenLab of the KTH University in Stockholm to share with each other the results obtained at this stage of the implementation of the EU H2020 ETN REDMUD Day One The EU H2020 MSCA ETN REDMUD ...

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