Tag: Critical Raw Materials

4
Apr

SCRREEN WEBINARS: Current situation of the use and substitutability of CRMs

Background Raw materials are crucial to Europe’s economy and essential to maintaining and improving our quality of life. Securing reliable and unhindered access to certain raw materials is a growing concern within the EU and across the globe. To address this challenge, the European Commission has created a list of Critical Raw Materials (CRMs). CRMs combine a high economic importance to

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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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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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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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28
Aug

“The Superpowers of New Critical Raw Materials” campaign now available in Portuguese! SCRREEN | ERA-MIN 2 collaboration!

We’re glad to announce the availability of our campaign in Portuguese courtesy of ERA-MIN 2 which aims to implement an European-wide coordination of research and innovation programmes on raw materials to strengthen the industry, competitiveness and the shift to a circular economy. Through 12 visuals, this campaign is making the general public aware of the different forms which critical raw materials

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27
Aug

Canada gets to kow about the SCRREEN project at Extraction 2018!

This event is organized by the Metallurgical and Materials Society (MetSoc) of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM); the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) and The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS). Extraction 2018 provides an opportunity to gather with colleagues in the global extractive metallurgy community. This conference serves as the host for several

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10
Aug

Visual 5 of our superpowers of CRM campaign is out – It’s all about rubber this summer!

As part of the criticial raw materials online campaign, we’ve rolled out 4 visuals so far – each covering a critical raw material (CRM) included in the most recent 2017 list of Critical Raw Materials for the EU. Now, we unveil the fifth which focuses on natural rubber, one of the listed CRMs. Your pool float is most likely made

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