Sampling & Analysis Special Interest Group meeting, 13 February 2017, Hamburg

The ProSUM SIG meeting for sampling and analysis was successfully held on February 13th hosted by the leading integrated copper producer Aurubis AG in Hamburg, Germany. Practitioners of 19 different affiliations, such as industry, recyclers, commercial labs, public institutions, and academia were joining, representing 10 EU Member States. This dedicated workshop with the focus on practicalities of sample preparation and chemical analysis for complex products and waste materials facilitated an in-depth discussion about state of the art in CRM analysis and quality assurance.