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About mineral processing and extractive metallurgy

Learn about the main highlights and the European context of mineral processing and extractive metallurgy

map, Western Europe, physical, politicalSince the mid-2000s, many European Countries, including the EU, have realised how dependent they have become on foreign imports to access…

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Our mission

PROMETIA is an international non-profit association promoting innovation in mineral processing and extractive metallurgy for mining and recycling of raw materials.

Networks - Globe DesignThe Association aims to strengthen European technical skills and industrial know-how in raw materials processing and support industrial and economic development…

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Our activities

Developing a strong network is essential, whether you work in industry or research.

personal-553644_640The PROMETIA association gathers industries, SMEs, research organisations and academia covering all the skills and Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs) from the mineral processing to the extractive metallurgy (hydro and pyro) domains. 

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Learn more on PROMETIA

Watch video and download the PROMETIA flyer & Member Directory 2016 (new edition) to find out more on how the PROMETIA association can benefit your organisation.

What is PROMETIA about?

Member Directory 2020

(New edition - March 2020)


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Recent news


  • ERECON final report – Download here
  • EC Communication on the Raw Materials Initiative “Meeting our critical needs for growth and jobs in Europe” - COM(2008)699
  • Study on “Substitutionability of Critical Raw Materials” by the Directorate-General for Internal Policies of the European Parliament - EST76391
  • EU Commitment for the creation of a European research network on ore processing and extractive metallurgy – Download
  • Creation of a European research network on ore processing and extractive metallurgy – Download
  • European Pilot Plant Network for Extractive Metallurgy and Mineral Processing – Download

Related events

  • 23-25 October 2019 2019 PROMETIA Tech Tour
  • 21-23 October 2019 2019 PROMETIA annual Scientific Seminar More information >
  • 3 April 2019 ERAMET Ideas Open Day More information >
  • 13-14 December 2018 PROMETIA annual Scientific Seminar (Berlin, Germany) More information >
  • 8-11 October 2018 Techno Tour (Leuven-Liège-Antwerp, Belgium)
  • 6 June 2018 General Assembly n°8 (Paris, France)
  • 4-6 April 2018 Ideation Workshop (Mallorca, Spain)
  • 28-29 November 2017 Fourth PROMETIA Scientific Seminar (Barcelona, Spain) More information >

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