PROMETIA active at the EU Raw Materials week

PROMETIA was very busy last week! The week kicked off on Monday 28 November with the 3rd MSP-REFRAM workshop that addressed...



At the invitation of DG-GROW, Stéphane Bourg participated in the ReinEU (Re-Industrialisation of the European Union 2016) Conference held on...


A look back at MSP-REFRAM’s second workshop

50 participants, 15 experts to discuss refractory metals MSP-REFRAM organised its second workshop in Brussels from 27-29 September 2016. Building...

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

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

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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


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Related events

  • 28 November – 2 December 2016 Raw Materials Week, Brussels More information >
  • 1 December 2016 4th Annual Conference of the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials, Brussels More information >
  • 27 October 2016 European Regions in the Critical Raw Materials strategy and the Circular Economy Policy, Burgos, Spain More information >
  • 5-7 October 2016 Industrial and Standardisation Workshop, Burgos, Spain More information >
  • 11-15 September 2016 XXVIII International Mineral Processing Congress IMPC , Québec  More information >
  • 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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