Progress, news & press releases 

April 26, 2023

REACTIV’s 5th meeting

The 5th REACTIV (hybrid) meeting was held in Leuven, Belgium on the 24th and 25th of April 2023. These two days were full of presentations from […]
March 17, 2023

ReActiv presented to key Saudi Arabia ministers

David Konlechner had the chance to present ReActiv to key Saudi ministers responsible for economic agendas (energy, trade, investment, industry and mining, finance) and the chairman of […]
January 31, 2023

Prof Y. Pontikes on the CEMBUREAU webinar

During the CEMBUREAU webinar “2050 Ambitions & The Role of Secondary Materials in the European Cement Sector” which was held online on the 23rd of January […]
January 17, 2023

CEMBUREAU webinar “2050 Ambitions & The Role of Secondary Materials in the European Cement Sector”

The use of secondary materials is crucial to the cement industry in Europe and plays a key role in achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. According to CEMBUREAU […]
December 13, 2022

Join the online CORALIS workshop on industrial decarbonization (19.12.2022)

The CORALIS project is organizing an online workshop, titled “Thrive in the energy transformation: Bringing industrial decarbonisation alive through industrial symbiosis”, which will focus on viable […]
November 12, 2022


CiaoTech – Gruppo PNO presented ReActiv project at the ECOMONDO, the leading Euro-Mediterranean area green and circular economy expo, which took place in Rimini (Italy) from […]
November 7, 2022

4th progress meeting

The 4th progress meeting was held at Arachova, Greece, close to the Aluminium of Greece plant. On the 1st day,  there was a review of all WPs […]
October 14, 2022

Best Bauxite Residue Paper Award at ICSOBA 2022

A collaborative effort of ReActiv WP3 and WP1 has won the Best Bauxite Residue Paper Award at ICSOBA 2022! The paper titled “Co-calcination of Bauxite Residue […]
September 26, 2022

2nd Cross-Fertilisation Workshop

European Aluminium organised on the 26th of September 2022 the 2nd Cross-Fertilisation Workshop “Boosting circularity in the process industry: Focus on industrial symbiosis between the aluminium […]
September 15, 2022

ReActiv at E2DT

The REACTIV project’s poster has been accepted in the 1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT & DIGITAL TRANSITION which will be held in Milan, Italy, 23-26 […]
September 12, 2022

Michael Wenzel at the 41st Cement & Concrete Science conference

Michael Wenzel of RWTH Aachen presented “Investigating the Cl– ingress performance of unconventional SCMs – the example of activated bauxite residues” in the 41st Cement & Concrete […]
July 20, 2022

ReActiv days (5-7 July 2022)

5-7 July, 3 full ReActiv days! Hosted at Holcim innovation center at Lyon, the 1st progress review meeting (with Dimos Paraskevas) was held finally in person. […]
July 4, 2022

Online Cross-Fertilisation Workshop: Registrations are open

The Cross-Fertilisation Workshop: Boosting circularity in the process industry is organised on the 26th of September [...]
May 30, 2022

Reactiv on Aachener Baustofftag 2022

Michael Wenzel, M. Sc. of RWTH Aachen University, Institut fur Baustoffforschung, presented Reactiv project to a team of 80+ civil engineers.
April 6, 2022

3rd progress meeting

The 3rd progress meeting of the project was held online on the 31st of March 2022. 7 hours are not enough to share exciting news and achievements but also discuss further steps and fine tune details.
March 31, 2022

Reactiv project on World Cement review

Reactiv project was mentioned, again, on ‘World cement’ review, March 2022  
January 20, 2022

ReActiv at COP26!

Dr. Izhar Shah (Imperial College London) hosted an exhibition at the COP26 Climate Change [...]
November 24, 2021

2nd progress meeting

The 2nd progress meeting of the project was held online on the 18th of November 2021. This virtual meeting had it all: positive, expecting results and […]
October 22, 2021

New partner

Αs of Oct 2021, RWTH-Aachen (represented by Prof Thomas Matschei) is a partner in the project. Thomas and his team will work in WP6 task 6.6 on ‘Assessment of the implication of bauxite residue-based products on concrete durability‘ [...]
August 25, 2021

Prospective life cycle assessment of the European cement Industry

The LCM (Life Cycle Management) conference series is one of the world’s leading forums for environmental, economic and social sustainability. The focus is on practical […]
June 24, 2021

Towards a more sustainable Alumina production in Europe

Online Cross Fertilisation Workshop (September 23rd-24th, 2021) Alumina is essential in the aluminium production value chain. Approximately 2 tonnes of alumina are indeed needed for producing […]
June 24, 2021

ReActiv’s Milestone 1 Achieved!

Representative Bauxite Residue (BR) samples from all alumina producers in Europe and beyond have been received by the [...]
May 25, 2021

1st progress meeting

Thursday the 20th the 1st progress meeting of REACTIV was virtual held. Over 45 participants from all 21 partners and all around the world...
November 22, 2020

Kick off meeting

The ReActiv project kick off meeting took place virtually on the 12th of November with 45 participants from the 21 partners of the ReActiv consortium...
November 1, 2020

REACTIV’s launch

The Reactiv project launched on the 1st of November 2020. The ReActiv is a cross sectorial innovation consortium, coordinated by LafargeHolcim...

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