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European Training Network for the remediation and reprocessing of sulfidic mining waste sites

Deliverables

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR12

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR12 (linked to milestone at M24: Ceramics in which clay or sand as raw materials are partially replaced by tailings material, meeting technical (compressive or flexural strength, water adsorption, frost behaviour etc.) and aesthetical (e.g. colour) criteria)

Second peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR11

Second peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR11 (Linked to milestone at M40: inorganic polymers from purified, tailings-derived mineral residues (min. content 85%) with good mechanical properties (flexural strength 5 MPa, compressive strength 40 MPa) obtained)

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR3

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR3 (linked to milestone at M24: International code compliant resource data set based on results achieved by geochemistry, MLA, XRD, for the tailing “Münzbachtal” available)

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR6

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR6 (linked to milestone at M24: Proof-of-principle achieved showing that selective flocculation strongly improves material recovery and selectivity during flotation of generic tailing. 80% of ore < 5 μm is transferred to agglomerates > 15 μm)

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR5

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR5 (linked to milestone at M24: Library of new surfactants derived from renewable chemicals: 20 new chemical entities, cont. >4 different ligands, incl. 5 natural product derived surfactants. Initial results on efficiency of chelating surfactants in selective ion flotation)

Second peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR10

Second peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR10 (Linked to milestone at M40: Optimised flow sheet for recovery of 10 selected metals (concentration range 10-3 – 10-5 M) from aqueous sulphate solution by ion flotation, with a recovery efficiency of >95%)

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR10

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR10 (linked to milestone M24: Ion flotation process for recovery of cadmium and arsenic from acidic solutions)

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR15

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR15 (linked to milestone at M24: Completion of LCA model (consisting of modular process unit models, which can be combined and parameterised to environmentally assess any tailing valorisation system )

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR2

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR2 (linked to milestone M24: 2D mineralogical and geochemical variability established for base, precious and critical metals)

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR8

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR8 (linked to milestone at M24: Leaching model with generic material and alternative water sources developed and validated with high-pressure leaching. Proof obtained of positive impacts for leaching and proof of principle for fresh water substitution. Potential alternative water sources have been identified.)

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR14

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR14 (linked to milestone at M24: Solid-phase and chemical (leaching) characterisation of the 3 different types of tailing materials completed)

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR7

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR7 (linked to milestone at M24: MW assisted hydrometallurgical leaching process with >15% energy saving with respect to conventional heated leaching processes and increased leaching efficiency (> 95% for base metals (Cu, Pb, Zn) and > 85% for trace metals (e.g. In, Ga, Ge, Ag, Au) and selectivity with respect to state-of-the-art leaching systems for sulfidic Cu-Zn, Zn-Pb and Cu-Zn-Pb tailings)

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR1

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR1 (linked to milestone M24: Physical, mineralogical and geochemical characterisation and variability Cu-Zn tailings established (cf. potential of Cu & Zn, and possible by-products (Ag, Au, In, Se))

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR11

First peer-reviewed paper obtained by ESR11 (linked to milestone M24: Pre-treatment method for rendering Si and Al (+ substitutes) soluble established (>50% solubility after 24 hours in 6 M NaOH at room temperature))

Publications

Silylated Thiol-Containing Cellulose Nanofibers as a Bio-Based Flocculation Agent for Ultrafine Mineral Particles of Chalcopyrite and Pyrite

Author(s): Ana Luiza Coelho Braga de Carvalho; Feliciana Ludovici; Daniel Goldmann; André Carlos Silva; Henrikki Liimatainen
Published in: Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, 7, 2021, Page(s) 1506–1522, ISSN 2199-3823
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40831-021-00439-y

How can LCA include prospective elements to assess emerging technologies and system transitions? The 76th LCA Discussion Forum on Life Cycle Assessment, 19 November 2020

Author(s): Lugas Raka Adrianto, Mitchell K. van der Hulst, Janot P. Tokaya, Rickard Arvidsson, Carlos F. Blanco, Carla Caldeira, Gonzalo Guillén-Gonsálbez, Serenella Sala, Bernhard Steubing, Matthias Buyle, Mohamad Kaddoura, Nicolas H. Navarre, Julien Pedneault, Massimo Pizzol, Beatrice Salieri, Toon van Harmelen, Mara Hauck
Published in: The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 2021, ISSN 0948-3349
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/s11367-021-01934-w

Incorporation of sulphidic mining waste material in ceramic roof tiles and blocks

Author(s): Francisco Veiga Simão, Hilde Chambart, Laure Vandemeulebroeke, Valérie Cappuyns
Published in: Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 225, 2021, Page(s) 106741, ISSN 0375-6742
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2021.106741

Environmental and human health risk assessment of sulfidic mine waste: Bioaccessibility, leaching and mineralogy

Author(s): J. Helser, E. Vassilieva, V. Cappuyns
Published in: Journal of Hazardous Materials, Volume 424, Part A, 2021, ISSN 0304-3894
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.127313

Trace elements leaching from Pb Zn mine waste (Plombières, Belgium) and environmental implications

Author(s): Jillian Helser, Valérie Cappuyns
Published in: Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 220, 2021, Page(s) 106659, ISSN 0375-6742
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2020.106659

Physical–Chemical Characterization of the Neves Corvo Extractive Mine Residues: A Perspective Towards Future Mining and Reprocessing of Sulfidic Tailings

Author(s): Alexandra Gomez Escobar; Jorge M. R. S. Relvas; Álvaro M. M. Pinto; Mafalda Oliveira
Published in: Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, 7, 2021, Page(s) 1483–1505, ISSN 2199-3823
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40831-021-00428-1

Structural collapse in phlogopite mica-rich mine tailings induced by mechanochemical treatment and implications to alkali activation potential

Author(s): He Niu, Paivo Kinnunen, Harisankar Sreenivasan, Elijah Adesanya, Mirja Illikainen
Published in: Minerals Engineering, 151, 2020, Page(s) 106331, ISSN 0892-6875
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.mineng.2020.106331

Removal of Cadmium, Zinc, and Manganese from Dilute Aqueous Solutions by Foam Separation

Author(s): Panagiotis Xanthopoulos, Koen Binnemans
Published in: Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, 7/1, 2021, Page(s) 78-86, ISSN 2199-3823
Publisher: Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy
DOI: 10.1007/s40831-020-00322-2

Antimony leaching from soils and mine waste from the Mau Due antimony mine, North-Vietnam

Author(s): Valérie Cappuyns, Axelle Van Campen, Jillian Helser
Published in: Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 220, 2021, Page(s) 106663, ISSN 0375-6742
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2020.106663

Closing the Loop in Ion Flotation: Recovery of Copper, Regeneration and Reuse of Collector from the Foam Phase by a Solvometallurgical Process

Author(s): Panagiotis Xanthopoulos, Koen Binnemans
Published in: Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, 2021, ISSN 2199-3823
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40831-021-00463-y

The environmental performance of enhanced metal recovery from dry municipal solid waste incineration bottom ash

Author(s): Jonas Mehr, Melanie Haupt, Stefan Skutan, Leo Morf, Lugas Raka Adrianto, Gisela Weibel, Stefanie Hellweg
Published in: Waste Management, 119, 2021, Page(s) 330-341, ISSN 0956-053X
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.wasman.2020.09.001

Chemical Leaching of Sulfidic Mining Waste, Plombières Tailings Pond, Eastern Belgium: Insights from a Mineralogical Approach

Author(s): Srećko Bevandić; Panagiotis Xanthopoulos; Philippe Muchez
Published in: Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, 7, 2021, Page(s) 1444–1455, ISSN 2199-3823
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40831-021-00445-0

Exploring the Potential for Utilization of Medium and Highly Sulfidic Mine Tailings in Construction Materials: A Review

Author(s): Natalia Pires Martins, Sumit Srivastava, Francisco Veiga Simão, He Niu, Priyadharshini Perumal, Ruben Snellings, Mirja Illikainen, Hilde Chambart, Guillaume Habert
Published in: Sustainability, 13/21, 2021, Page(s) 12150, ISSN 2071-1050
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/su132112150

Uncertainties in quantitative mineralogical studies using scanning electron microscope-based image analysis

Author(s): R. Blannin, M. Frenzel, L. Tusa, S. Birtel, P. Ivascanu, T. Baker, J. Gutzmer
Published in: Minerals Engineering, 2021, ISSN 0892-6875
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.mineng.2021.106836

Turning Mine Waste into a Ceramic Resource: Plombières Tailing Case

Author(s): Francisco Veiga Simão, Hilde Chambart, Laure Vandemeulebroeke, Peter Nielsen, Valérie Cappuyns
Published in: Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, 2021, ISSN 2199-3823
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40831-021-00442-3

Leaching of Cu, Zn, and Pb from Sulfidic Tailings Under the Use of Sulfuric Acid and Chloride Solutions

Author(s): Tamara A. Schueler, Paula F. de Aguiar, Ysrael M. Vera, Daniel Goldmann
Published in: Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, 2021, ISSN 2199-3823
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40831-021-00446-z

Recycling mica and carbonate-rich mine tailings in alkali-activated composites: A synergy with metakaolin

Author(s): He Niu, Mariam Abdulkareem, Harisankar Sreenivasan, Anu M. Kantola, Jouni Havukainen, Mika Horttanainen, Ville-Veikko Telkki, Paivo Kinnunen, Mirja Illikainen
Published in: Minerals Engineering, 157, 2020, Page(s) 106535, ISSN 0892-6875
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.mineng.2020.106535

Fundamental Insights in Alcoholic Ammoniacal Systems for Selective Solvometallurgical Extraction of Cu, Zn, and Pb from Tailings

Author(s): Maarten Everaert; Felipe Guerrero; Nor Kamariah; Jeroen Spooren
Published in: Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, 7, 2021, Page(s) 1537–1551, ISSN 2199-3823
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40831-021-00382-y

Recovery of Copper from Ammoniacal Leachates by Ion Flotation

Author(s): Panagiotis Xanthopoulos, Demia Kalebic, Nor Kamariah, Jakob Busse, Wim Dehaen, Jeroen Spooren, Kpen Binnemans
Published in: Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, 2021, ISSN 2199-3831
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40831-021-00363-1

Upcycling of mechanically treated silicate mine tailings as alkali activated binders

Author(s): Priyadharshini Perumal, He Niu, Jenni Kiventerä, Paivo Kinnunen, Mirja Illikainen
Published in: Minerals Engineering, 158, 2020, Page(s) 106587, ISSN 0892-6875
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.mineng.2020.106587

One-pot synthesis of symmetric imidazolium ionic liquids N , N -disubstituted with long alkyl chains

Author(s): Giacomo Damilano, Demian Kalebić, Koen Binnemans, Wim Dehaen
Published in: RSC Advances, 10/36, 2020, Page(s) 21071-21081, ISSN 2046-2069
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/d0ra03358h

Geochemical and Mineralogical Characterisation of Historic Zn–Pb Mine Waste, Plombières, East Belgium

Author(s): Srećko Bevandić, Rosie Blannin, Jacqueline Vander Auwera, Nicolas Delmelle, David Caterina, Frederic Nguyen, Philippe Muchez
Published in: Minerals, 11/1, 2021, Page(s) 28, ISSN 2075-163X
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/min11010028

Environmental assessment of sulfidic mine waste and its integration into green construction materials

Author(s): J. Helser, V. Cappuyns
Published in: European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 2021
Publisher: Copernicus
DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu21-4776

Functionalized nanocelluloses as bio-based chemicals in froth flotation

Author(s): F. Ludovici, A.L.C.B. de Carvalho, R. Hartmann, H. Liimatainen
Published in: EGU21, 2021
Publisher: Copernicus
DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu21-12333

Turning mine waste into a ceramic resource: Plombières mine tailing case

Author(s): F. Veiga Simão, H. Chambart, L. Vandemeulebroeke, P. Nielsen, V. Cappuyns
Published in: 2021
Publisher: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2021 (EGU21)
DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu21-7639

Sulfidic mine tailings as raw material for CSA clinker

Author(s): Pires Martins, Natalia; id_orcid0000-0001-5648-6765; Snellings, Ruben; Habert, Guillaume
Published in: 74th RILEM Week and 40th Cement & Concrete Science conference (2020), Sheffield, United Kingdom, August 31 - September 4, 2020, 1, 2020
Publisher: ETH Zurich
DOI: 10.3929/ethz-b-000451966

Mineralogical Characterization, Resource Estimation and 3D Modeling of sulfidic Tailings at the Neves Corvo Mine: An on-going assessment

Author(s): A. Escobar, JMRS. Relvas, AMM. Pinto, M. Oliveira
Published in: vEGU General Assembly 2021, 2021
Publisher: Copernicus
DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu21-3257

Mineralogical characterisation and deportment studies of different mine waste material from a historic tailings pond in Plombières, East Belgium

Author(s): S. Bevandic, P. Muchez, R. Blannin, K. Bachmann, M. Frenzel, A. G.Escobar, J. M. R. S. Relvas and Á. Pinto
Published in: EGU 2021, 2021
Publisher: EEGU

Flocculation as an Alternative to Increase the Recovery of Ultrafine Particles of Pyrite in Flotation of Tailings

Author(s): A.L.C.B. Carvalho, F. Ludovici, H. Liimatainen, A.C. Silva, D. Goldmann
Published in: EGU General Assembly 2021, 2021
Publisher: Copernicus
DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu21-3050

A parameterized model for assessing environmental impacts from tailings: a life cycle assessment approach

Author(s): Adrianto, Lugas Raka; id_orcid0000-0002-2063-8509
Published in: 1, 2020
Publisher: ETH Zurich
DOI: 10.13140/rg.2.2.15320.65284/1

Sulfidic tailings as a mineral admixture in cement: effect on hydration

Author(s): Pires Martins, Natalia; Snellings, Ruben; Habert, Guillaume
Published in: 75th RILEM Annual Week 2021. Book of Abstracts, 5, 2021
Publisher: Facultad de Ingeniería Civil of the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (FIC-UANL); Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute (Cinvestav);
DOI: 10.3929/ethz-b-000512115

Life cycle assessment of emerging processes to valorize mining waste

Author(s): Lugas Raka Adrianto, He Niu, Stephan Pfister
Published in: Proceedings of the 7th Slag Valorisation Symposium, 2021, Page(s) 45-49
Publisher: Conference Proceedings KU Leuven
DOI: 10.3929/ethz-b-000479632

Combining bioleaching and brine-leaching in metal leaching processes: alternative to conventional

Author(s): T. A. Schueler, D. Goldmann
Published in: EGU General Assembly 2021, 2021
Publisher: Copernicus GmbH
DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu21-12048

Predicting emission releases from mine tailings: spatially and temporally resolved life cycle assessment modelling

Author(s): Adrianto, Lugas Raka; id_orcid0000-0002-2063-8509; Pfister, Stephan; id_orcid0000-0001-8984-2041; Hellweg, Stefanie; id_orcid0000-0001-6376-9878
Published in: SETAC Europe 30th Annual Meeting Abstract Book, 1, 2020
Publisher: SETAC Europe
DOI: 10.3929/ethz-b-000479636

Self-desiccation of a vernacular CSA binder

Author(s): Pires Martins, Natalia; id_orcid0000-0001-5648-6765; Cicek, Burhan; Brumaud, Coralie; Habert, Guillaume
Published in: 4th International Conference on Bio-Based Building Materials (ICBBM 2021), Barcelona, Spain, June 16–18, 2021, 2, 2021
Publisher: ICBBM 2021
DOI: 10.3929/ethz-b-000512120

A novel approach for the geospatial modelling and resource assessment of tailings storage facilities

Author(s): R. Blannin, M. Frenzel, J. Gutzmer
Published in: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2021, 2021
Publisher: EGU
DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu21-2992