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Molecular thermodynamic model for solvent extraction of mineral acids by TBP
In the framework of the HE ENICON projects, SOLVOMET/SIM² KU Leuven researchers Lommelen & Binnemans developed a molecular thermodynamic model for the solvent extraction of minerals acids using TBP.
TARANTULA Clustering Event: Conclusions on SLO in the Mining and LCA Methodologies for (re)processing of low-grade primary and secondary resources
TARANTULA project hosted the cluster event titled “Social License to Operate in mining sector and LCA methodologies for (re)processing of low-grade primary and secondary resources”.
The Twelve Principles of Circular Hydrometalllurgy
The SOLVOMET Group is delighted to announce the publication of its long-awaited position paper “The Twelve Principles of Circular Hydrometalllurgy” in the Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy.
Final EU CROCODILE video released during EU Raw Materials week
The closing EU CROCODILE video has been released. Featuring Nand Peeters (KU Leuven), Flavia Forte (Eco Recycling) and Zhangqi Wang (Accurec), the video covers the recycling value chain for the recovery and refining of Co from spent Li-ion batteries.
Interviews with our colleagues
Meet our TARANTULA colleague: Elena Seftel (Vito)
Elena M. Seftel obtained her PhD in the field of Material Science in 2010. She is a researcher at VITO, unit Sustainable Materials Management within the Coating and Shaping Technologies. Her main research interests are in the development of inorganic sorbent materials for metal recovery from complex mixtures.
Meet our TARANTULA colleague: Michel BONNEMAISON
Doctor of Sciences, Michel Bonnemaison is the manager of a small company specializing in the search for secondary deposits of critical metals with the ambition of valuing them to minimize the environmental impact of metal extraction. Find out more about his work in this latest #H2020TARANTULA interview
Meet our TARANTULA colleague: Laura Borge del Rey (PNO)
Laura Borge del Rey works as a consultant at PNO Innovation in Belgium. Laura is delivering innovation services such as business plans or market analysis, and is engaged in several EU projects leading or contributing to the exploitation and dissemination activities. Find out more about her work in this latest interview.
Meet our TARANTULA colleague: Martina Orefice (KU Leuven)
Martina Orefice is one of the actresses of our short-movie and much more within the TARANTULA project. Enthusiast of the environmental case since the age of 10 thanks to a board game, she has been working hard and, although there’s always to learn, she is happy and satisfied to be an expert of critical raw materials.
Meet our TARANTULA colleague: Patricia Lassaux (MBPEL-GIGA-Uliège)
Patricia Lassaux is a researcher in biochemistry and head of the molecular biomimetic and protein engineering laboratory (MBPEL), based within GIGA in the University of Liège, Belgium. Her mission is to develop applied research aimed at meeting industrial needs by...
Meet our TARANTULA colleague: Jeroen Spooren (VITO)
Jeroen Spooren obtained his PhD in the field of solid state chemistry in 2005. He currently holds the position of senior researcher at the unit “Sustainable Materials Management” within the team “Waste Recycling Technologies”. His main field of expertise is the...