Mine wastes in a circular economy

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National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Discovery Quay

Falmouth

TR11 3QY

United Kingdom

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Waste and by-products from the extractive industry are a key component within Cornwall's transition to a circular economy

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This workshop focuses on the role of the circular economy in Cornwall, introducing global concepts and showcasing case studies of innovation and improved efficiency. Coordinated by Tevi, this session aims to demonstrate the business case for rethinking how he use waste and by-products from the extractive industry.

This event kicks off an Environmental Challenge Network, one of Tevi's premier cross-sector offerings. Please contact Tevi's Edvard Glücksman (e.glucksman@exeter.ac.uk) with any questions.

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12:00 – Registration and networking over lunch

Session 1: Circular economy in action

13:00 – A key Environmental Challenge Network for Cornwall (Edvard Glücksman, Tevi)

13:10 – Introducing the circular economy (Business School, University of Exeter)

13:25 – The policy context for mine waste innovation in a circular economy (Nic Bilham, Camborne School of Mines)

13:45 – Applied research overview (Professor Karen Hudson-Edwards, Dr Richard Crane, Dr Laura Newsome - University of Exeter)

14:30 – Networking over tea and coffee

Session 2: Case studies from the extractive industry

15:00 – Perspectives from the UK Coal Authority (Nick Cox, UK Coal Authority)

15:20 – From white gold to black top (David Moseley, Imerys)

15:40 – Environmental growth from mine waste, a video presentation (Green & Blue)

15:55 – Applied approaches in heavy industry (Adam Holland, CDE Meta)

16:15 – Extractive industry futures in a circular economy (Lucy Crane, Cornish Lithium)

Session 3: Making the future happen

16:35 – Developing new Tevi investments

17:30 – Close

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National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Discovery Quay

Falmouth

TR11 3QY

United Kingdom

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