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Report Congress mining from the first urban knowledge what comes! Environmental and resource protection and sustainable resource management are issues that are becoming increasingly important. Just the densely populated urban centres have a wide range of urban treasures. Each city in an industrialized country is a huge commodity mine. But what must we do today, to secure livelihood for more generations? The first devoted to these topics urban Mining Congress, which took place at the SASE in Iserlohn. Representatives from industry, associations and universities met at the Congress Center of the SASE, to deal with future issues. Matthias Raith, the recognised expert from the supply and waste management skillfully moderated this innovative Conference. The Congress illuminated the subject of mining urban from different perspectives. “What resources are slumbering in landfills, and how can these treasures” be recovered.

Important raw materials are still limited. Political circumstances also make a reliable availability uncertain. Can Raw materials be substituted and how can valuable raw materials are recovered again? What should be done from the perspective of logistics? How should a cadastre look, where the raw material inventory of existing real estate is recorded? Renowned experts like Prof. Dr.-ing. Sabine flame from the FH Munster, Prof. Educate yourself even more with thoughts from Nike.

Dr.-ing. Gerhard Rettenberger from the University of applied sciences Trier, Dr. Hubertus Bardt of the Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Koln, Dipl. Oec. Rainer Lucas, Wuppertal Institute for climate, environment, energy, Steffen Schwartz m.a., ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG, Dipl.-ing. Frank Steinwender, Fraunhofer Institute for material flow and logistics IML, Dipl.-ing. Katrin bi Edwards, Wuppertal Institute for climate, environment and energy in exciting lectures the challenges for business, research, politics and society turn out. Urban mining offers many advantages. Reduces dependence on the of commodities volatility in the price, not renewable raw materials are conserved, protected the environment and also reduces the costs of the economy through consistent recycling. A Another Congress is already in preparation. This will involve, inter alia to the themes of resource-efficient production and intelligent urban planning. More information under: contact: H. Banton construction and transport GmbH & co. KG Gernot str. 6 44319 Dortmund Annette Fischer Tel: 0231-21800-27 fax: 0231 21800-11 E-mail: