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SULTAN team at the 15th Biennial Meeting of the SGA in Glasgow

Between 27 and 30 August Glasgow University held the 15th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits in Glasgow, which for the first time had a room dedicated to “The changing face of metal extraction – geology, biology and geometallurgy”. The big attendance to this conference room from the geological community was exceptional and it also has ...

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Open position: PhD [chemist / hydrometallurgist] in ETN SULTAN project

Applications are invited for 1 PhD positions (“Early Stage Researcher”) to be funded by the Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “SULTAN – European Training Network for the Remediation and Reprocessing of Sulfidic Mining Waste Sites” within the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commission. SULTAN is a consortium of high profile universities, research institutions and companies located in Belgium, Germany, Finland, ...

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ETN DEMETER in the spotlight…again!

The EU Research Executive Agency selected DEMETER as the Marie Skłodowska Curie project to be featured in the REA 10th anniversary video. Gwen Bailey explains the importance of the DEMETER research for clean mobility in the EU.

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Ensuring the SLO concept is adaptive and resilient

“Ensuring that ‘Social License to Operate’ (SLO) is Adaptive and Resilient” was the topic of a recent workshop organized by EU MIREU (supported by NEMO, CROCODILE & TARANTULA). This article reflects upon the key lessons learned.

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Kick-off meeting SULTAN

EU Horizon 2020 MCSA-ETN SULTAN kicked off in Leuven on February 11, 2019. Key items on the SULTAN Kick-off event agenda: Introduction on project management, training, outreach Pitch presentations by ESRs on their background, project, host institute S/T introduction & WP parallel sessions Secondments Cafe On February 12, the SULTAN ESRs followed a soft-skills training on Non-violent communication On February 13, ...

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Selective REE recovery from bauxite residue slags

In the framework of ETN REDMUD, an integrated process was developed by KU Leuven and RWTH Aachen to selectively recover Fe and REEs from slags produced during smelting of bauxite residue. The work is published in Hydrometallurgy.

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