4th PROMETIA Scientific Seminar: presentations available

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”.

The event addressed the following issues:

  • processes that can be used with different types of feeds (primary, secondary, evolution of the composition…) to produce a given metal
  • processes easily adaptable for the production of different metals
  • processes combining pyro/hydro…
  • mobile processes/units
  • … and all of the associated developments such as online monitoring, online analyses, process simulation etc.


Day 1: 28 November 2017

Welcome – introduction – Christophe POINSSOT, Stéphane BOURG, PROMETIA
The need for process flexibility and adaptability in view of growing technological volatility, Patrice Christmann
The Swirl reactor, Dag Øistein Eriksen
Designing a mobile prototype toward minimizing risks in mining industry Monique le Guen, ERAMET
Development of flexible processes to promote small scale mining, an update from the H2020 Imp@ct project Vanessa Amaral, Extracthive
Metals recovery from zinc streams Justin Salminen, BOLIDEN
Zinc smelter leach products valorisation Xavier Constant, NYRSTAR
Flexibility in raw materials processing Maurits Van Camp, UMICORE
Towards Decoupling Europe from Platinum Group Metals Supply Risk for the Automotive Sector Iakovos Yakoumis, Monolithos Ltd.
Flexible and efficient Hydrometallurgical recycling of Li-Ion batteries of different chemistry Gabriele Lombardo, Chalmers
METGROW+ approach to flexible raw material production Päivi Kinnunen, VTT
The HydroWEEE strategy: a case study of efficient flexibility for the recovery of critical metals Francesca Beolchini, ECORECYCLING
Recycling of REE and strategic metals from WEEE Nour-Eddine Menad, BRGM
Recovery of rare earths from phosphate ore processing residue Jason Yang, GTK
Light house programs EIT-RawMaterials including raw material flexibility Laurence Lamm, EIT-RM

Day 2: 29 November 2017

Development of nanocomposite materials for the recovery of Cesium and Uranium Frédéric Clarens, CTM
ITERAMS: more efficient water recycling at the mining sites and the valorization of the solid waste residues Kari Heiskanen, OUTOTEC
Classification of bauxite residue Antti Häkkinen, LUT
Process operation and monitoring aided by qualified process model Amandine Duterme, CEA
Raw material flexibility in the Elkem production processes Gro Eide, ELKEM
Towards a future research activity in Castilla y Leon in raw materials, and advanced technologies for materials science. Santiago Cuesta, ICAMCyL
Metal Mining Strategy in Castilla y León Pedro Acebes, CARTIF
METNET Marianne Magnelöv, MEFOS


The programme is available here > download

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