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Raw Materials Week 2018

Raw Materials Week 2018
Published on: 16/11/2018
The third edition of the Raw Materials Week took place in Brussels from 12 - 16 November 2018. It was a good opportunity for the raw materials community to discuss and exchange on all relevant issues: policy, technology, international cooperation, framework conditions, etc.
Event date: 12/11/2018 to 16/11/2018
Location: Brussels - Belgium

Raw Materials Week was centred around a series of events addressing the latest news on raw materials in the EU:

12 November

13 November

14 November

15 November

16 November

  • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Raw Materials Dialogue (see programme)
  • UN Framework Classification for Sustainable Resources Management in Europe (see programmepresentations and photos of the event)

All photos from Raw Materials Week 2018

Other stakeholders were invited to organise satellite events. The following satellite events were organised in Brussels during Raw Materials Week by external stakeholders:

  • 12 November
    • SPIRE projects on the utilisation of CO2 and CO
    • Raw Materials Industrial Workshop: “Raw Materials in the core of EU Industrial Value Chains”
  • 15 November
    • Sustainable & Critical: Natural rubber and its future
  • 16 November
    • Education project SusCritMat – Sustainable Management of Critical Raw Materials
    • Standardization and Certification of new Construction products involving C&D waste recycled materials
    • HISER final conference: Advances in Recycling and Recovery of Raw Materials from C&D Waste
  • 20 November
    • Building a New World. Made in Europe

More information

Raw materials web page