Enhancing the lifetime of lithium ion batteries


The quantity of lithium ion batteries has been predicted to grow considerably in the future

On the challenges of planning the unexpected.


There is a popular Mexican saying that can be loosely translated as “if you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.”

Steel industry as a pioneer of circular economy: variety of end uses for slags


World annual steel production in 2017 was about 1690 million tonnes

Urban mining with liquid-free recovery of noble metals


One goal of the CloseLoop research consortium is to improve the recovery processes of valuable raw materials from sources that are currently uneconomic.

Safety of Lithium ion batteries


In recent years, lithium ion batteries have received lots of publicity and been discussed in media – in both positive and negative context.