RWTH Aachen University

The program includes 6 partners from RWTH Aachen University and Research Center Jülich with 6 Professors and 9 PhD students:

IML - Institut für Mineralogie und Lagerstättenlehre, RWTH Aachen

AMR - Lehr-u. Forschungsgebiet Aufbereitung mineralischer Rohstoffe, RWTH Aachen

IME - Metallurgische Prozesstechnik u.  Metallrecycling, RWTH Aachen

I.A.R.  - Instituts für Aufbereitung und Recycling, RWTH Aachen

UBC - Lehrstuhl für Umweltbiologie und -chemodynamik, RWTH Aachen

IEK-STE - Institut für Energie- und Klimaforschung -Systemforschung u.Technologische Entwicklung, FZ Jülich

In the focus of the project are the secure evaluation of deposits, the development of sustainable processes, the production and extraction of rare earth metals, the life-cycle analysis during rare element production and the development of efficient methods for recycling rare earths.

In November 2015 the results of the program will be published at the 11th International Rare Earths Conference in Singapore with special workshops on each sub project:

Metal Events Ltd’s 11th International Rare Earths Conference

Singapore 9-12 November 2015.

AACHEN UNIVERSITY – Workshop on green mining and separation of rare earth metals