Raw Materials

14
Jan

What’s NEXT for SCRREEN?

Six Expert Groups have been established in the SCRREEN project to support the development of the network with hopes to have their work to become a focal point of advice for decision making with regard to CRMs: Market, Governments & Policies, Resources, Circular Economy, Production, Substitution. Plans were made for the future to maintain and keep a Long Lasting Network of experts.

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14
Jan

SCRREEN interviews: 4 work package leaders, 5 questions

Four work package leaders agreed to answer a few questions and share their impression of achievements regarding their work packages, challenges, and their overall contribution in an exclusive interview. Work Package 4 – Production Marjaana Karhu (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland) SCRREEN: What was your contribution to the project? Marjaana Karhu (VTT): I have been working as work package leader in

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11
Dec

Presentations from the 3rd EU critical raw materials event now available!

 It was a good opportunity for the raw materials community to discuss and exchange on all relevant issues. The main event of the week was the 7th annual High-level Conference of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on raw materials. It reported on the continuing work on the EU Masterplan for a competitive transformation of energy intensive industries. Which, in turn,

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4
Oct

The 3rd edition of SCRREEN’s Critical Raw Materials event is now open for registration

The 3rd edition of the Critical Raw Materials event will be organised by SCRREEN during the Raw Materials Week. It will take place at the Plaza Hotel in Brussels on Monday, November 18th. Registration is now open on the platform of the European Commission, here. This event will be the final event of SCRREEN. You should register promptly as the number

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24
May

Missed our last webinar? Full recording and presentation slides now available

Over 180 delegates registered for the SCRREEN Webinars held on 8th and 15th May 2019 to find out more about Critical Raw Materials. If you missed out, don’t worry! Below, you can find access the full webinar recording and the presentation slides online. The SCRREEN webinars were hosted by project partner, KTN  and were delivered by Darren Hill, KTN, Peter Clark, KTN, Andrew

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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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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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26
Mar

Discover the superpowers of critical raw materials with our public awareness online campaign!

Raw materials are essential elements in today’s industrial production and are crucial for the sustainable functioning of our economy. That’s why SCRREEN is launching its campaign – the superpowers of critical raw materials – to raise public awareness on the importance of critical raw materials. In the bid to raise the awareness of new critical raw materials, the European SCRREEN project is launching a

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14
Dec

White Paper on Responsible Mining

Modern societies are dependent on mineral-based products. Energy technology, Information and communications technology, consumer electronics, infrastructure, logistics and food production all increasingly rely on an ever-widening array of minerals and metals. For example, production of a personal computer or a smartphone needs over 40 elements. Rapid replacement of internal combustion engines by electricity based technology in the car industry and

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