Programme

Programme Outline

Monday 4 March
18.00 Welcome Reception
Tuesday 5 March AM + PM
Presentations/Discussion
Wednesday 6 March AM
Presentations/Discussion
Ends 14.00

Mineral Recycling Forum 2019 will provide an invaluable opportunity to take the pulse of this evolving sector through expert presentations from leading players, informative discussion, and all-important networking with those active in the business.

Confirmed speakers

Competitive manufacturing industries in Europe: circular economy and access to raw materials
Maria Nyberg, Policy Officer, European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs , C.2 Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials, Belgium

Recycling as a way of developing new business models for the minerals sector: regulatory bottlenecks and opportunities
Francesca Girardi, Industrial Affairs Advisor, IMA-Europe, Belgium

Refractory waste management
David Maza, R&D – Process Manager, Sidenor, Spain

Mineral recycling trends and developments

Smithers Apex, UK

Recovery of magnesia and chromia from chemical waste
Duane Runciman, Wastes Ecotech Srl, Romania

Recycling waste from the power and metallurgy industries
Prof. Krzysztof Galos, Director, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Utilisation of mining and processing waste
Jarosław Szlugaj, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Strategy for companies aiming to participate in mineral recycling and the Circular Economy
VITO NV, Belgium

Other topics to include:

  • Processing developments

  • Quality control innovations

  • Secondary Raw Materials

Refractories
Steel and non-ferrous slags
Aluminium salt slag
Li-ion batteries
Silica fume
Fly ash
Glass

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Supply options

Glass life cycle

Ref sorting

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