White Paper on Responsible Mining

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4th PROMETIA Scientific Seminar: presentations available

The annual PROMETIA Scientific Seminar was held on 28-29 November 2017 in Barcelona, Spain, and focused on “Raw Materials Flexibility”....


Winter School 2018 : SusCritMat Programme on Critical Raw Materials

Raw materials are crucial to Europe’s economy and essential to maintaining and improving our quality of life. Securing reliable...

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About mineral processing and extractive metallurgy

Learn about the main highlights and the European context of mineral processing and extractive metallurgy

map, Western Europe, physical, politicalSince the mid-2000s, many European Countries, including the EU, have realised how dependent they have become on foreign imports to access…

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Our mission

PROMETIA is an international non-profit association promoting innovation in mineral processing and extractive metallurgy for mining and recycling of raw materials.

Networks - Globe DesignThe Association aims to strengthen European technical skills and industrial know-how in raw materials processing and support industrial and economic development…

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Our activities

Developing a strong network is essential, whether you work in industry or research.

personal-553644_640The PROMETIA association gathers industries, SMEs, research organisations and academia covering all the skills and Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs) from the mineral processing to the extractive metallurgy (hydro and pyro) domains. 

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Learn more on PROMETIA

Watch video and download the PROMETIA flyer & Member Directory 2016 (new edition) to find out more on how the PROMETIA association can benefit your organisation.

What is PROMETIA about?

Member Directory 2017

(New edition - November 2017)


Related networks & projects

Recent news


  • ERECON final report – Download here
  • EC Communication on the Raw Materials Initiative “Meeting our critical needs for growth and jobs in Europe” - COM(2008)699
  • Study on “Substitutionability of Critical Raw Materials” by the Directorate-General for Internal Policies of the European Parliament - EST76391
  • EU Commitment for the creation of a European research network on ore processing and extractive metallurgy – Download
  • Creation of a European research network on ore processing and extractive metallurgy – Download
  • European Pilot Plant Network for Extractive Metallurgy and Mineral Processing – Download

Related events

  • 28-29 November 2017 Fourth PROMETIA Scientific Seminar (Barcelona, Spain) More information >
  • 15-21 September 2018 XXIX International Mineral Processing Congress More information >
  • 7-8 March 2018 Circular Materials Conference More information >
  • 25–30 June 2017 13th International Mine Water Association Congress – Rauha, Lappeenranta Finland More information >
  • 5-9 November 2017 International Solvent Extraction Conference (ISEC) More information >
  • 28-29 November 2017 Fourth PROMETIA Scientific Seminar (Barcelona, Spain) More information >
  • 15 December 2016 Fifth PROMETIA General Assembly (Berlin, Germany)
  • 14-15 December 2016 Third PROMETIA Scientific Seminar (Berlin, Germany)
  • 1 June 2016 PROMETIA Fourth General Assembly (Barcelona, Spain)
  • 1 June 2016 PROMETIA Scientific Advisory Board meeting (Barcelona, Spain)
  • 17-18 November 2015 Second PROMETIA Scientific Seminar – a look back at the seminar > 
  • 16 November 2015 PROMETIA Third General Assembly
  • 16 December 2014 PROMETIA First General Assembly
  • 17 December 2014 First PROMETIA Scientific Seminar on Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy
  • 26-27 June 2014 PROMETIA kick-off meeting, Brussels



All events

30-31 May 2016 MSP-REFRAM First Workshop


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