If interested, please contact Mike O’Driscoll

Sourcing industrial minerals from all waste streams, including: 

Refractories | Slags | Salts | Ash | Glass | Batteries | Mine Tailings | Water | Construction


Lead Sponsor

Glenn Hunter & Associates

Supporting Partners

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IMFORMED is delighted to announce

Mineral Recycling Forum 2024

Dubrovnik, 22-24 April


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More than ever, the fast evolving industrial mineral recycling sector has an essential and increasing role to play as mineral consuming markets, and governments, undergo a major rethink on strategic mineral sourcing and evaluate recycled alternatives for a sustainable future in mineral use in the Circular Economy.

As the minerals industry strives towards sustainable development in the 2020s, the recycling of waste products – whether from mine tailings or industrial waste – to generate “Secondary Raw Materials” (SRM) is emerging fast as an important additional source of industrial minerals for a range of consuming markets.

Tomorrow’s “mining” will in large part be efficient and economic utilisation of today’s industrial waste.

  • But how to go about getting involved in this sector?

  • Whether to invest in an in-house business/plant?

  • Partner with an independent recycler?

  • Who’s doing what already & how?

  • And crucially, what impact will it have on customers and markets?

Confirmed Speakers*

The role, importance & outlook for industrial mineral recycling in the future of Europe’s mining industry
Dr Florian Anderhuber, Director of Energy and Climate, Euromines, Belgium
“Ahead of Time”: Closing the material loop from demolition to circular products
Werner Odreitz, CEO, REF Minerals, Germany
Extracting minerals from mineral waste streams
TBC, Climate Commodities Processing, USA
Recycling refractories in North America
TBC, Glenn Hunter & Associates, USA
Green refractory developments in India
Ishan Agarwal, Head Operations & Business Development, Jai Balajee Trading Co., India
Challenges and opportunities in recycling spent refractories
Dr. Arup Kumar Samanta, VP (Monolithics Technology), TRL Krosaki Ltd, India

*subject to change

Mineral Recycling Forum 2024 will be of interest to all those active in secondary raw materials

  • Sourcing
  • Processing
  • Quality Control 
  • Distribution/Logistics
  • Market Application
  • Legislation/Policy

and especially established industrial mineral suppliers and buyers keen to assess the outlook for competitive and alternative materials.

Held in the beautiful city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, Mineral Recycling Forum 2024 brings together an expert panel to discuss the latest trends and developments in SRM sourcing, supply, processing, quality control, logistics, and crucially, their market applications.

Feedback on Mineral Recycling Forum 2023


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Quite simply this conference was just superb, a huge congratulations to IMFORMED.
Emmanuel Laporte, Sales & Marketing Manager, Cofermin Rohstoffe GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Exceptional event organisation in the fantastic city of Dubrovnik. The Forum provided a lot of food for thought on the development of mineral recycling
Nenad Tenasic, CEO, MIRECO, Germany

Excellent programme, wide range of interesting topics. Great to have enough time for networking.
Jan Lampke, Expert for Pelletizing, Haver Engineering, Germany

Great to know other industries’ viewpoint for recycling, beautiful place and hotel.
Serina Koyama, Sales Manager, Sojitz Corp., Japan

Thank you very much. I got to know a new world, and I was happy to know new people. I will definitely attend the next Forum.
Yongdon Joo, CEO, Korea Material Co. Ltd, South Korea

Thanks again for the wonderful meeting in Dubrovnik. I’m really looking forward to 2024.
Dr. Thomas Schemmel, Head of R&D, Refratechnik Steel GmbH, Germany

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Programme Outline

Monday 22 April 2024
18:00 Welcome Reception & Networking
Tuesday 23 April 2024
09:00-16:30 Presentations & Discussion
Wednesday 24 March 2024
09:00-13:00 Presentations & Discussion

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