K.U. Leuven Hosts Seminar

K.U. Leuven Hosts Seminar

A Perspective on the Metals and Mining Industry

March 15, 2012

Seminar co-sponsored by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K. U. Leuven), a CR3 partner university. The opening welcome will be given by Prof. Bart Blanpain, a co-director of CR3 at KULeuven.

Seminar Information

Rapid urbanization and industrialization of developing regions is challenging our ability to preserve the globe’s natural capital. To sustain the economic growth without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs, society should maximize the economic value generated from our scarce resources. This seminar will discuss the resource productivity concept within the metals and mining industry.

This seminar is organized on the initiative of the K.U.Leuven Research groups of Metallurgy and   Materials Engineering and Applied Geology & Mineralogy, with the cooperation of Sustainable Inorganic Material Management (SIM²), alumni geology (BVLG), the Research Center Leuven Sustainable Earth and the Arenberg doctoral school.

Location: Auditorium 00.39, Department Metallurgy and Materials, Engineering, Kasteelpark 44, 3001 Heverlee


Registration (no entrance fee is required, but registration is needed to receive syllabus, coffee and reception):

Contact katrien.baplu@mtm.kuleuven.be, mentioning name, function, company and, if applicable, membership to any of the organizing groups.

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