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The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) is investing significantly to renew the GTK Mintec pilot plant located in the Outokumpu town, North Karelia. The GTK Mintec pilot plant is one of the most comprehensively equipped mineral processing pilot plants in the world. To strengthen the...

Securing reliable and unhindered access to raw materials is important for the EU. In the EU, there are at least 30 million jobs depending on the availability of raw materials. The European Commission’s actions to ensure a sustainable supply of these materials can be divided...

The Materials Processing Institute www.mpiuk.com has been awarded £22m by UK chancellor Rishi Sunak to deliver a five-year research and innovation programme to help facilitate transforming the steel and metals sector towards a more efficient, low carbon future. This will support a range of projects in collaboration...

In the context of resource scarcity and stringent environmental regulations, CRM Group has continually invested in new technologies and skills dealing with agglomeration of fine (secondary) raw materials and metallic turnings/swarfs, ending up in a unique and versatile pre-processing platform. Thanks to this wide range of cold...

The scope of the project run by Elkem Technology’s Pilot department was to build equipment for casting and solidification of silicon and ferrosilicon alloys on a laboratory scale. A 250kW induction furnace is used to produce the alloy, and the melt is casted via a graphite runner...

Production of metals is capital-intensive and unsuccessful investments in production facilities can lead to serious consequences for the company or investor. Consequently, access to pilot plants is necessary to bring ideas or concepts into industrial use, i.e., “Crossing the valley of death”. To meet these needs,...

We are happy to inform you that PROMETIA and Metnet have concluded a new partnership. This partnership will allow Metnet to boost its development towards becoming the pilot research solution for European mining and metallurgical industry. Funded by EIT 2016-2018, Metnet is a network of independent European...

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