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Recycling of Historical Mining Waste, a new business?

Abandoned, historical mines can be found all over Europe. Waste present at these sites can cause major environmental problems, with the most commonly known example being acid mine drainage. But is there any business opportunity in re-mining these historical dump sites?

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How to define the impact of new technologies?

“How to define the impact of new technologies?” was the title of a workshop on Sustainability Assessment (SA) organized on the 21st of November 2019 in Brussels by NEMO in collaboration with CHROMIC, METGROW+ and NEW-MINE

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Recharging as ESR: a secondment later in Freiberg…

After a joy of meeting and contributing to a week of network event in Freiberg last September, I, like any other ESRs in SULTAN spent an extra working period in the same city for no other than so-called secondment. This blogpost encapsulates my learning journey,

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A jackpot from the waste

The use of lithium in the production of cathode materials for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries (LIB’s) that maked it a strategical raw material

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Open Position for a Professor in METAL RECOVERY FROM MINERAL FLOWS

The Science, Engineering & Technology Group of KU Leuven, Faculty of Engineering Technology, Department of Materials Engineering and Department of Chemical Engineering, has a joint, full-time academic vacancy in the area of metal recovery from mineral flows. We are looking for internationally oriented candidates with an excellent research record, a strong affinity with industrial applications, and with educational competence within ...

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Tailings

MSCA-ETN SULTAN project focuses on the remediation and reprocessing of sulfidic mining wastes both of abandoned and active mines

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Functional foods

Functional foods are foods or food ingredients that provide health benefits beyond the basic nutrition, as a result of physiologically active food components. A functional food boosts optimal health, advances the immune system and can help prevent chronic diseases.

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