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Recovery of Tungsten, Niobium and Tantalum occurring as by-products in mining and processing waste streams
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Methanesulfonic acid proves its potential in solvometallurgy

Methanesulfonic acid (MSA) has proven again to be a suitable lixiviant for the recovery of valuable metals. Within the SMART project, the SOLVOMET group has developed a solvometallurgical process for the selective recovery of lead and silver from industrial residues.

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Meet our TARANTULA colleague: María Tripiana Serrano (IDENER)

María Tripiana Serrano works as an R&D project manager in IDENER leading the chemical and industrial applications team. She is interested in topics related to resource efficiency, raw materials and environment as well as in the field of scientific modelling. What are...

Meet our TARANTULA colleague: María Rueda Verano (IDENER)

María Rueda works as a Process Engineer for the Chemical Applications department in IDENER. Learn more about this Spanish engineer that is interested in the development of operational innovative technologies. What are you working on? I am in the process of developing...

Meet our TARANTULA colleague: Amal Siriwardana (TECNALIA)

Amal Siriwardana (the TARANTULA Project Coordinator) works as head of the waste valorization platform of area of material and processes department of TECNALIA. He is interested in raw materials, particularly critical metal recycling. What are you working on? I am the...

EU H2020 TARANTULA

Recovery of Tungsten, Niobium and Tantalum occurring as by-products in mining and processing waste streams

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This project has received funding from the European Union's EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 under Grant Agreement No 821159