BIORECOVER Partners meet in Coimbra & take part in the Winter School

To kick-off 2024, the BIORECOVER Consortium met in Coimbra, Portugal for the BIORECOVER Consortium meeting and the University of Coimbra’s Winter School. On Thursday 11th January, partners met at the

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Potential for recovery of PGMs using BIORECOVER technology

Steve Bennett and Barbara Breeze. The Platinum Group metals (Pt, Pd, Rh, Ru, Ir and Os) are used in a wide range of applications ranging from fine jewellery all the

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New publication : Can microbial biogenic cyanide (Bio-CN) be a sustainable alternative to the chemical cyanidation of precious metals? An update and way forward.

Our partner from UWITS has published a paper exploring how biogenic cyanide (bio-CN), which naturally occurs in microorganisms and is biodegradable, could be considered a viable and green alternative to

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New publication : Towards bioleaching of PGMS

Our partner from UWITS published a paper exploring bioleaching as a viable method for extracting precious group metals (PGMs) with potential advantages over the traditional energy-intensive extraction processes that cannot

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The Sustainable Recovery of targeted CRMs

Our partners explain how the fourth stage of the BIORECOVER process “Post-treatment to recover targeted CRMs” has been going lately. Biorecover comprises different strategies for metal recovery:   Immobilisation of

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Sustainability, Safety, and Social aspects of the BIORECOVER process

Our partners from the seventh workstream on “Sustainability, Social, Health, Safety & Economic assessment” are working on assessing the sustainability of the whole BIORECOVER process, from both the environmental and

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What if we found the perfect bacteria for the pre-treatment of critical raw materials?

Work stream two partners “Pre-treatment to remove uninteresting materials” What if we found the perfect bacteria for the pre-treatment of critical raw materials? Our aim in BIORECOVER was to discover

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One man’s waste… investigations into the management and value extraction of waste ores.

Nathan van Wyk, Mark Dopson Mining waste and the residues of metals extractions present both a toxic hazard and waste storage problem, but also a potential secondary source of rare

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Seminar series: Innovating for Sustainable Raw Materials Value Chains

Dates: 7th, 9th, 15th March 2023, 11 am CET – WEBINAR RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE In March 2023, the H2020 BIORECOVER project organised an online seminar series with the collaboration of

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Online Seminar : Biomining, a promising sustainable way to supply Critical Raw Materials in Europe.

27 April 2022 – 4 pm CET On 27 April 2022, the BIORECOVER project held the online seminar “Biomining, a promising sustainable way to supply Critical Raw Materials in Europe”.

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