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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REDMUD Summer School

Logo RedMud Summer School

Summer school EU H2020 MSCA-ETN REDMUD 29-31 August 2016 in Novotel, Leuven, Belgium Registration opened on the 10th of April. Goal The aim of this Summer School is to bring 50-60 PhD students and postdocs together to learn and discuss about the Production of aluminium and the zero-waste valorisation of bauxite residue (red mud). The summer school consists of 12 ...

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An interdisciplinary approach to reduce the negative impact of mining


CATAPA and KU Leuven are organizing on the 12th of March the workshop “An interdisciplinary approach to reduce the negative impact of mining”. The workshop will take place in Leuven and covers all aspects of primary mining and metal extraction. Invitation for Workshop and Call for Abstracts is available here: Workshop Catapa KULeuven

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Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices conferences (5-7 October)


A post-conference overview of BR2015 The Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices conference was reviewed as an informative and worthwhile event! It succeeded in bringing together academia and industry from around the world in an open dialogue, under one roof to discuss the latest innovations as well as develop possible strategies and new collaborations for a more sustainable way ...

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2nd REDMUD network-wide event

2nd REDMUD network-wide event is organised immediately after the REDMUD Conference in Leuven: REDMUD Conference: 5-7 October 2015, REDMUD WP, S/T and SB meetings on 8 and 9 October 2015 (all in Leuven) Programme Overview (5/10 – 7/10) BR2015 conference programme click here: Conference programme 5-10 Conference welcome reception 6-10 Conference presentations Conference Dinner 7-10 Conference presentations Closing reception Programme Overview ...

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