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3
Apr

Webinar: Global magnesium market update with focus on China-based primary production

Join conference keynote speaker Alan Clark as he previews his conference presentation providing present current trends in China’s primary magnesium production base, including an update on regional production, utilization rates, cost drivers, profitability, new capacity, technology developments, as well as a discussion about China’s recent environmental clampdown and its impact on magnesium production. Alan Clark is a metallurgical engineer with

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19
Mar

Critical Raw Materials awareness campaign: explore 10 visuals so far!

As part of the criticial raw materials online campaign, we’ve rolled out several visuals so far – each covering a critical raw material (CRM) included in the most recent 2017 list of Critical Raw Materials for the EU. In the bid to raise the awareness of new critical raw materials, the European SCRREEN project has launched a multilingual communication campaign

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5
Feb

3rd International Critical Metals Conference

The 3rd International Critical Metals Conference, organized by the Mineralogical Society’s Applied Mineralogy Group, will be held at the Surgeons Hall venue, Edinburgh on the 30th of April to the 2nd of May 2019, with an ice breaker event on the evening of the 29th of April. This conference aims to bring together researchers, both academic and industrial, who are

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19
Dec

Registration now open: DEMETER concluding symposium

Did you know there are already 4 million EVs on the road and the International Energy Agency expects the number of EVs to increase to 70 million in 2025? Will this electrification of mobility contribute to the goal of Europe to become climate neutral by 2050, in line with the targets of the Paris climate agreement of December 2015 to

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4
Dec

The results from the SCRREEN CRM poll conducted during Raw Materials Week 2018

The second Annual Critical Raw Materials (CRMs) Event offered an opportunity to a variety of stakeholders to get a fresh update about the latest EU activities in the field of Critical Raw Materials.   During the second session – CRM in our everyday life, chaired by Guillaume Pitron, with the contribution of 4 tentative panelists: Mr. Christian Hagelüken (Umicore), Ms

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30
Nov

SCRREEN exclusive interviews with EIT Raw Materials, AdMiRIS and Centexbel

During the annual CRM event, SCRREEN carried out exclusive interviews with some of the CRMs experts. Discover their take on key issues concerning CRMs. We have also included their profiles at the end of this feature. Q1: CRMs are so important because they are essential for the manufacturing of a wide range of products that we use every day (smartphones, laptops, airplanes, cars, photovoltaic

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29
Nov

SCRREEN consortium member, IDENER shares Raw Materials Week 2018 recap

The 3rd edition of the Raw Materials Week took place in Brussels from 12 – 16 November 2018. It was a good opportunity for the raw materials community to discuss and exchange on all relevant issues: policy, technology, international cooperation, framework conditions, etc. The event was divided into several sessions. Thursday 15th was dedicated first to Drivers and Solutions for Integrating Information in the

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6
Nov

Registrations are open for PROMETIA’s 5th Scientific Seminar!

This year’s PROMETIA Scientific Seminar will be held on 13-14 December in Berlin, Germany. The topic of the 2018 PROMETIA Annual Event is “Circular Economy” and will combine both the industry and R&D vision/perspective. Confirmed contributors include: Experts: Patrice Christmann Industry: ERAMET, Scoria Environmental SMEs: CTA, Extracthive, Isle Utilities Academia/Research : BRGM, CEA, CIRCE, Chalmers, CTM, GTK, ICSM, IMN, LGC, LUT,

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24
Oct

New SCRREEN report on critical raw materials: guess what industrial applications will drive the demand in the next 20 years!

With the support of other partners of the project (BGS, CML Leiden University, GTK, JRC, ISI Fraunhofer), LGI explored the major trends in future EU demands for these CRMs up until 2035. By analysing the demand scenarios of specific CRM-intensive products like electric vehicles, wind turbines or smartphones, it is possible to estimate the future demand and criticality of the

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4
Oct

Register for the 2ND ANNUAL CRITICAL RAW MATERIALS EVENT

The second event, aptly named ‘CRM in our everyday life’ offers an opportunity to a variety of stakeholders to get a fresh update about the latest EU activities in the field of Critical Raw Materials. The event takes place during the Raw Materials Week 2018 and is co-organised by the European Commission, and the Horizon 2020 project SCRREEN, together with

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