Tailings to the Rescue – CIM Magazine

Extraction, Remediation, Diamond, Nickel, North America,

In August 2018, CIM Magazine featured BRIMM director Greg Dipple in a article discussing his CO2 Sequestration research.

http://magazine.cim.org/en/environment/tailings-to-the-rescue-en/

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BRIMM’s Carbon Sequestration Project featured in MIT Technology Review

The article, titled A startup using minerals to draw down CO2 has scored funding—and its first buyer, features Heirloom Carbon Technologies, a new startup venture using carbon sequestration technology developed by Dr. Greg Dipple’s lab. This company is looking for buyers to help remove CO2 from the atmosphere and already has Stripe lined up to... Read more »

Tailings to the Rescue – CIM Magazine

In August 2018, CIM Magazine featured BRIMM director Greg Dipple in a article discussing his CO2 Sequestration research. http://magazine.cim.org/en/environment/tailings-to-the-rescue-en/

Mining Microbiome Theme Successfully Launches with Webinar

On July 29th, 2020, the Mining Microbiome theme officially launched with their successful webinar Biotechnology for Exploration, Extraction, and Remediation. The webinar featured Dr. Steven Hallam, Dr. Rachel Simister, Robert Greene, Dr. Vikram Yadav, and Dr. Sue Baldwin from the University of British Columbia. They spoke about the opportunities and expertise available utilizing microorganisms within... Read more »

Selenium Project featured in CIM Magazine

BRIMM Researcher Sue Baldwin’s project with Teck and Genome BC to try to reduce selenium in mine tailings by using microbes in water treatment was featured in CIM Magazine – Genome BC and Teck partner with UBC for $400,000 selenium research project. Read the article here.

Events

BRIMM at AME Roundup 2021

AME Roundup is going virtual this year and BRIMM is excited to be participating in this event. During the week, you can find us at our virtual booth and Director John Steen will be kicking off the Student Industry Networking Event on Tuesday, January 19th (learn more here). Join the conversation online using #RemoteRoundup and... Read more »

Carbon Sequestration Project Update Webinar

Geoscience BC is hosting a free webinar featuring BRIMM’s Prof. Greg Dipple and his research group on their Carbon Mineralization Potential for BC project. Prof. Dipple will be providing initial results of the project focused on assessing potential for ultramafic rocks in BC to capture & store atmospheric CO2. Free webinar to present initial results... Read more »

Biotechnology for Exploration, Extraction, and Remediation

We are excited to officially launch our “Mining Microbiome” theme with the following webinar: Biotechnology for Exploration, Extraction and Remediation. This webinar will feature five UBC and BRIMM researchers focusing on microorganisms and biotechnology and their impact on the mining industry. Presentations are scheduled for 60-minutes with a 30-minute question period to follow. Registration closes... Read more »

Children’s Rights and the Mining Sector

Our cross-campus seminar series Mining and Minerals Extraction in a New Global Landscape. continues with the upcoming Children’s Rights and the Mining Sector event. Follow the link below for more information and to RSVP. Location: The xʷθəθiqətəm or Place of Many Trees (formerly the Liu Multipurpose Room), 6476 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, V6T 1Z2 Children’s... Read more »

AMEBC Roundup 2020

BRIMM is once again a sponsor of the Innovation Hub at the AME Roundup. This marks the third year since its inception and of our sponsorship. On Sunday, January 19th, the BRIMM Carbon Sequestration project will be participating in Discovery Day, a free event for the family to learn about the mining industry through interactive... Read more »