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November 22, 2022

RemovAL featured as a EU Horizon Technology Success Story

In the context of the EU Raw Materials Week, HaDEA organises the EU Horizon Technology Success Stories event,showcasing projects that are achieving, or have achieved, remarkable success in the relevant fields. The aim of this event goes beyond informing about the progress of the selected projects. The objective is to highlight how activities in the area of raw materials will benefit from project developments, or in broader terms how industry and society benefitfrom EU research funding. RemovAL took part in the event and is now featured in the resulting publication as a Technology Success Story. The publication identifies the following […]
November 7, 2022

RemovAL final cross-fertilisation workshop

“Turning residues of the aluminium industry into resources” European Aluminium organised the final stakeholders’ workshop for the EU-funded RemovAL project in Athens on 10 October. It was held as a hybrid event in collaboration with the ICSOBA 2022 conference and the 4th Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices Conference in order to maximise synergies between industry and academia. The workshop gathered around 100 experts, who had the opportunity to discuss the key learnings and achievements of RemovAL as well as best practices for turning bauxite residue into a valuable raw material for other industries. The workshop ended by a panel […]
October 25, 2022

ICSOBA2022 visit at the MYTILINEOS ‘Bauxite house’ in Aspra Spitia

On the 14th of October as part of the ICSOBA 2022 field trip, ICSOBA delegates and Removal partners visited the construction site of the RemovAl ‘Bauxite House’ at the Aspra Spitia residence area next to the MYTILINEOS alumina and aluminium plant. This information pavilion is constructed from Bauxite residue prototype building materials and will house an exhibition of technologies and items produced during the RemovAl project. In the photo you can see an external wall that has been covered with bauxite residue brick slips produced from Resourcefull, while Removal scientists are sitting on bench made from Bauxite Residue high strength binder […]
October 25, 2022

9th Removal progress meeting held at MYTILINEOS, Athens

Following two years of COVID and virtual meetings, the Removal consortium was able once again to come physically together at the MYTILINEOS headquarter offices in Athens on the 7th of October 2022. The progress of the project was reviewed and activities were aligned among partners in view of the project conclusion in April 2023.
December 13, 2021

“Towards a more sustainable alumina production in Europe” online workshop

On 23-24 September, European Aluminium organised the online cross-fertilisation workshop “Towards a more sustainable alumina production in Europe” under the umbrella of the RemovAL and ReActiv EU projects. Over 150 experts from aluminium industry, research and technology organisations, institutions and SMEs express their interest to attend the event. In seven sessions, this online event addressed the outcomes of EU projects related to various processing routes and potentials of alumina and bauxite residue by giving a special focus on the industrial symbiosis concept and the associated enabler Hubs4circularity as promoted by Horizon Europe. The presentations and breakout discussions showed the potentials and synergies of those EU projects. The event indicated the […]
December 3, 2021

RemovAL research awarded best paper

RemovAL research won the best paper award in the BR subject of ICSOBA 2021 for the paper “Transforming Bauxite Residue into an Alternative Cement via Vitrification, a Scalable Solution?” by Michiel Giels, Tobias Hertel and Yiannis Pontikes. This work by the KUL team and the RWTH team helped in the upscaling of RemovAL technologies.
November 24, 2021

Innovation Forum Agenda

The full agenda for Innovation Forum 2021 has been published. Download it here or see it in full at h2020innovationforum.com and don’t forget to register. Innovation Forum 2021 is taking place on November 30 in Brussels. For those who can’t make it physically, the event is also going to be available virtually at h2020innovationforum.com
November 5, 2021

RemovAL joins Innovation Forum 2021

RemovAL will be a part of H2020 Innovation Forum 2021 that is taking place on November 30 2021, in Brussels, and virtually for those who wish to attend remotely. H2020 Innovation Forum is an on-going clustering initiative, bringing together H2020 projects with policy makers, end-users, industry representatives, investors, start-ups and SMEs. This year’s topics focus on Metal Processing & Products, PCMI Plastic Processing & Products, Energy Storage & Recycling and ISAT. Registrations are now open at h2020innovationforum.com/
October 14, 2021

RemovAL to participate in Raw Materials Week

Removal Project invited to present in the  EU Horizon Technology Success Stories, on November 15th , during the 6th edition of the “Raw Materials Week” The 2021 Raw Materials Week will be centred around the 8th annual High-level Conference of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials addressing the latest news regarding raw materials in the EU. The European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials is a stakeholder platform that brings together representatives from industry, public services, academia and NGOs. Its mission is to provide high-level guidance to the European Commission, Members States and private actors on innovative approaches to […]