Jul 05

5th of July 2017

STRADE publishes draft concepts for a data and konwledge information system

Draft concepts for a data and knowledge information system on mineral mining and trade and related environmental and socio-economic issues were published in three parts: Part I introduces the concept, Part II presents the concept for raw materials profiles; Part III shares the concept for country-specific profiles.

May 17

17th of May 2017

ElmoReL Final Report published with LCA

The ElmoReL final project report, including a life cycle analysis, is now available in German.

Feb 28

28th of February 2017

ElmoReL Final Report published

The ElmoReL final project report is now available in German.

Nov 22

Two new presentations of the Oeko-Institut about Rare Earth Elements issue now available

22nd of November 2011 by Stefanie Degreif

Our colleague Dr. Matthias Buchert talked at the conference “Wind Turbine Supply Chain & Logistics” in August about the interlinkage between wind energy growth and rare earths demand. You can download the highly interesting facts and scenarios of future resource requirements in the presentation “Rare Earths - a Bottleneck for future Wind Turbine Technologies?” here:

Further presentation “Application of rare earths in consumer electronics and challenges for recycling” was held by our colleague Ran Liu on the International Conference on Consumer Electronics in September which focused on rare earths relevance for consumer applications. Please find the very interesting presentation here:

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