The TARANTULA project partners participate to various events where they present the project concept, first results, abstracts, etc. .

All journal and conference papers related to the TARANTULA project are featured below. This page will be updated regularly.

Tarantula papers in the pipeline (accepted/submitted):

1.M. Foreman, R. K. Johansson, G. Mariotti, I. Persson, B. E. Tebikachew and M. S. Tyumentsev, Sustainable Solvent Extraction of Gold and other metals with Biomass Chemicals, RSC Sustainability (status: accepted).

2.E. M. Seftel, J. Spooren, P. Cool, B. Michielsen, La-doped MgFe-Layered Double Hydroxides and their sorption properties towards Tungsten Oxyanions (WO42-) at alkaline pH’s, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (submitted).

3.S. Armada and I. Fagoaga, Novel liquid suspension thermal spray technology based on High Frequency Pulse Detonation, Journal of Thermal Spray Technolog (submitted).

4.A. M. Martinez, A. Støre and K. Osen, Direct Tungsten Extraction from Scheelite in a Molten Salt Media, Electrochemistry (submitted).

5.J. Spooren, W. Wouters, B. Michielsen, E. Seftel, S. Koelewijn, Microwave-assisted alkaline fusion followed by water-leaching for the selective extraction of the refractory metals tungsten, niobium and tantalum from low-grade ores and tailings, Minerals Engineering (to be submitted end Jan. 2024)


Tarantula PUBLISHED papers:


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


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