Early bird registration deadline ELFM IV: December, 1st, 2017

The fourth international symposium on Enhanced Landfill Mining takes place on February 5 & 6, 2018.

Over the past few years Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM) has gained considerable momentum, as corroborated by the initiation of three EU-funded ELFM-related projects (ETN NEW-MINE, Interreg RAWFILL and COCOON), the rise of EURELCO, widespread press attention and the recent endorsement of the ELFM concept in the “waste package”, which was formally approved by the European Parliament on March 14, 2017. ...

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Third Network-wide Event takes place in Belgium


The third Network-wide Event of ETN NEW-MINE takes place in Belgium from 5 till 9 February 2018. The first two days, Monday and Tuesday, the fourth Enhanced Landfill Mining Symposium is organised in Mechelen. On Wednesday, several side-activities are offered. Finally, on Thursday and Friday, the NEW-MINE consortium gathers to review the project’s progress. During the ELFM Symposium on February ...

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New-Mine consortium discovers Aachen during second network-wide event (19-22 September 2017)

Group picture of the New-Mine consortium (Aachen, Sept. 2017)

On September 19, the ESRs of ETN NEW-MINE gathered in Aachen, Germany, for the second network-wide event. On Tuesday, a workshop on communication skills and pitch presentations was presented by one of the ESRs themselves, Giovanna Sauve. Afterwards, the Researchers Council adjourned to discuss any issues they wanted to bring to the attention of the Supervisory Board. The next day, ...

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Raw Materials Week 2017


November 6 – November 10 Following the success of the 1st edition of the ‘Raw Materials Week‘, the 2nd edition will take place in Brussels from Monday 6 to Friday 10 November 2017.  See details.

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Second Network-wide Event takes place in Aachen


The 2nd Network-wide Event of ETN NEW-MINE takes place from 19 till 22 September 2017 in Aachen (Germany). During the meeting, the 15 recruited Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) and their supervisors, together with representatives of the partner organisations and the project management, will monitor the progress of the research project of NEW-MINE. Additionally, a field trip to the nearly Beppe landfill ...

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Call for papers ELFM IV Symposium (Feb. 2018)


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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Kick-off event


The MCSA ETN NEW-MINE kick-off meeting took place on 6 and 7 February 2017 at Greenville in Houthalen, at a short distance of the REMO landfill site. During the kick-off meeting, the 15 newly recruited Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) and their supervisors, together with representatives of the partner organisations, and the project management presented themselves and discussed the start-up of the ...

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