Open position: Financieel & Administratief Manager (FAM)

Open position: Financieel & Administratief Manager (FAM)

De SOLVOMET Group (KU Leuven, Dept. Chemie) is op zoek naar een Financieel en Administratief Manager (FAM). Als FAM ben je mee verantwoordelijk voor de beheersmatige ondersteuning van het hoofd van de onderzoeksgroep en zijn staf. In die zin bekleed je een...
Green slag valorisation is now an industrial success story

Green slag valorisation is now an industrial success story

On April 1-5, 2019, the Sixth International Slag Valorisation Symposium took place in Mechelen, Belgium. This Symposium aims at contributing towards near zero-waste processing and closing material loops in the metallurgical sector through creating applications for...
Chemiemagazine features SIM²’s view on critical metals

Chemiemagazine features SIM²’s view on critical metals

Chemiemagazine, a Dutch monthly magazine of the Chemical Industry, has published a feature article on the scarcity of (critical) metals and other raw materials (March 2019, 40-42). SIM² KU Leuven provided its view on this crucial issue for Europe. (PTJ, Leuven,...
Solvometallurgical recovery of metals from SmCo magnets

Solvometallurgical recovery of metals from SmCo magnets

End-of-life or scrap Sm-Co permanent magnets are a valuable resource of cobalt, samarium, copper and iron. A solvometallurgical recovery route for indirect recycling of Sm-Co permanent magnets was developed by SIM² KU Leuven SOLVOMET researchers. The method is based...