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CR3 Spring Meeting April 29-30

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March 24, 2014

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Join us for the 2014 Spring Meetings of the Center for Resource Recovery & Recycling (CR3) on April 29 and 30 at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA.  The meeting is open to all members and interested guests.  Guests will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement prior to attending the meeting. Meeting logistics and […]

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CR3 Technology Nominated as Breakthrough

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February 10, 2014

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The Center for Resource Recovery & Recycling is pleased to announce that The Continuous Flow Device has been nominated for inclusion in the 2014 Compendium of Industry-Nominated Technology Breakthroughs.  The device is an outcome of the CR3 project: Accurate and Precise Optoelectronic Measurement of Molten Metal Chemistry.  The research was conducted by Professor Diran Apelian, […]

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2014 European Rare Earth Resources Conference

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February 10, 2014

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The first ever European Rare Earth Resources (EURARE) Conference will be held September 4-6, 2014 in Milos, Greece.  The objective of the conference is to set the basis for development of a European Rare Earth Element (REE) industry.  It will safeguard the uninterrupted supply of REE raw materials and products crucial for sectors of the […]

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Aluminum Integrated Minimill to Transform Aluminum Processing

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February 10, 2014

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Energy Research Company and wTe Corporation (members of the Center for Resource Recovery&Recycling (CR3)) along with Materials Strategies LLC have won an award from the Department of Energy’s ARPA-E program to develop an Aluminum Integrated Minimill (AIM).  AIM will use 100% mixed aluminum scrap as the input to produce a specification cast product in a […]

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Diran Apelian Keynote Speaker at ARABAL

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January 30, 2014

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The 17th Arab International Aluminum Conference 2013 was held in Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, November 5-7, 2013.  Diran Apelian, WPI Professor and Director of the Metal Processing Institute (MPI), presented Knowledge Creation and Innovation Through Partnerships and Collaboration.  Arabal is the premier trade event for the Middle East’s aluminum industry.

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WPI Awarded NSF Grant to Develop a Closed Loop Industrial Recycling Method for the End-of-life Li-ion Batteries

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October 31, 2013

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will collaborate with wTe Corporation to develop a novel lithium ion (Li-ion) battery recycling process that aims to create a closed loop industrial recycling method for the end-of-life Li-ion batteries.  The process will combine the WPI hydrometallurgical process and wTe sensor-based technology, which enables the transformation of on-going laboratory research to […]

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CR3 Announces Meeting Dates for 2014

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October 28, 2013

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Plan to join us for the 2014 meetings of the Center for Resource Recovery & Recycling (CR3) on April 29-30 and October 14-15.  Both meetings will take place at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA.  The meetings are open to all members and interested guests.  Guests must sign a non-disclosure agreement prior to attending a meeting.  […]

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CR3 Fall Meetings October 15-16

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September 16, 2013

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Join us for the 2013 Fall Meetings of the Center for Resource Recovery & Recycling (CR3) on October 15 and 16 at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM), in Golden, CO.  The meeting is open to all members and interested guests.  Guests will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement prior to attending the meeting. […]

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KU Leuven Recycling Project Obtains Funding from European Commission

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September 11, 2013

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KU Leuven (Belgium), a university partner of the Center for Resource Recovery & Recycling (CR3), has been instrumental in the Marie-Curie Initial Training Network Project (EREAN).  This project is focused on training young researchers in the science and technology of rare earths, with special emphasis on recycling.  This initiative will benefit CR3 members by providing […]

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