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New video: The Missing Link of the Circular Economy 2.0

New video: The Missing Link of the Circular Economy 2.0

After four years of intensive interdisciplinary research, the EU Horizon 2020 MSCA-ETN NEW-MINE project team developed and integrated cutting-edge, eco-friendly Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM) technologies to valorise Europe’s 500,000+ landfills. Their groundbreaking...
The green transition challenged by the metal supply chain

The green transition challenged by the metal supply chain

The transition towards a climate neutral economy, as proposed by the European Green Deal, is highly resource intensive. Many challenges lie ahead to materialise this Green Deal. A broad cluster of EU Horizon 2020 projects, combined with several projects funded by...
Methanesulfonic acid proves its potential in solvometallurgy

Methanesulfonic acid proves its potential in solvometallurgy

SOLVOMET members have developed a new process for the valorization of the leaching residue of the zinc roast-leach-electrowin process using methanesulfonic acid (MSA). This residue accounts for 0.3 tons per ton of produced zinc, and its valorization strategy focuses...