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Call for papers ELFM IV Symposium (Feb. 2018)

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The Organisers of ELFM IV are delighted to announce that the call for extended abstracts for the Fourth Symposium on Enhanced Landfill Mining is now open (see website link here). ELFM IV will take place in Conference Centre LAMOT, Mechelen-Belgium (February 5-6, 2018) and will be followed by the Second ELFM Seminar in the European Parliament (February 7, 2018). ELFM ...

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15 years of slag valorisation @ KU Leuven (SVS V)

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On April 3, 2017, the Fifth Slag Valorisation Symposium (SVS V) kicked off in Leuven. For this Fifth edition a record-breaking attendance of 250 participants was obtained. Prof. Bart Blanpain, on of the Founding Fathers of the SVS Series had the honour to provide the first keynote lecture. Prof. Blanpain provided a bird’s eye overview on 15 years of slag ...

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EU MSCA-ETN SOCRATES kicks off in Leuven

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EU MSCA-ETN SOCRATES kicks off in Leuven The MCSA ETN SOCRATES kick-off meeting took place on Wednesday 8 February 2017 at Novotel in Leuven. During the kick-off meeting, 13 newly recruited Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) presented themselves to each other, the team of supervisors, the representatives of the partner organizations, and the project management team. Two more ESRs are still ...

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EP votes YES to add ELFM to Landfill Directive

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On 14-3-207 the European Parliament voted about its position with respect to EU Waste Policy. The so-called “Waste Package” concerns four Directives, incl. the Landfill Directive. For the first time, this Landfill Directive is now to endorse “Enhanced Landfill Mining”.

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