METGROW+ will address and solve bottlenecks in the European raw materials supply by developing innovative metallurgical technologies for unlocking the use of potential domestic raw materials. Within this project, both primary and secondary materials are studied as potential metal resources. Economically important nickel-cobalt deposits, low grade polymetallic wastes and iron containing sludges (goethite, jarosite

,etc.) which are currently not yet being exploited due to technical bottlenecks are in focus. Concurrently, METGROW+ targets innovative processes to extract important metals including Ni, Cu, Zn, Co, In, Ga, Ge in a cost-effective way. As project main output, a toolbox for metallurgical systems development is created in the project using new methods and combinations.


CRM News



METGROW+ in the new article of the blog developed by Dr. Peter Tom Jones and featured by the World Economic Forum

June 2017

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The CIWM journal is now available in the internet. METGROW+ was presented in pages 36-37 “Ore & Wonder”

March 2017

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European Parliament votes YES to include “Enhanced Landfill Mining” in the EU Landfill Directive

14th March 2017

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METGROW+ was presented in the workshop “What makes a successful eco-technological European project?” in Brussels

20th March 2017

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Relevant authorities discussed in Burgos (Spain) the global regional strategy for CRM at EU Level.

27th October 2016

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