World of Metallurgy

General Information

The international journal World of Metallurgy – ERZMETALL is published bi-monthly by the GDMB Verlag GmbH. Scientific articles, news and reports from the Non-ferrous Metallurgy are published in German and English.


The World of Metallurgy - ERZMETALL contains original technical-scientific articles concerning themes from ore dressing and smelting to processing, mainly of non-ferrous metals, as well as resource efficiency and recycling. Further main themes include metal analysis and special areas of environmental technology. On the basis of the numerous specialist committees of the GDMB and the accompanying seminars and conferences, current and innovative specialist articles are also published in close cooperation with well-known authors from renowned research institutes and the industry.


The World of Metallurgy – ERZMETALL was originally published in 1912 as "Metall und Erz", the main publication of the "Gesellschaft Deutscher Metallhütten- und Bergleute" (now GDMB). The journal was renamed "Zeitschrift für Erzbergbau und Metallhüttenwesen" and then "ERZMETALL" between 1948 and 1969. Since 2004 the journal is named World of Metallurgy and is published in its 70th volume (2017).

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