The Province is committed to increased transparency and trust related to where raw materials come from and how they are produced. BC’s Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Low Carbon Innovation (EMLI) is convening a digital trust ecosystem to pilot and test technology in support of this initiative.
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 »
Dr. Nadja Kunz, BRIMM’s Water Stewardship Theme leader has recently been published in Water Security with her article titled “Towards a broadened view of water security in mining regions.” In this article, Dr. Kunz introduces key water issues relating to the large-scale mining sector including risk assessment, new pressures from investors and community members and... Read more »
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 »
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.
BRIMM (Initiative de recherche sur les minéraux et l’exploitation minière de Bradshaw) est heureuse de s’associer au réseau MICA (Accélérateur de commercialisation de l’innovation minière) pour offrir une série de webinaires de deux jours : L’avenir de la biotechnologie dans le secteur minier Cette série de webinaires donne un aperçu pancanadien de ce qui se... Read more »
BRIMM is excited to partner with the MICA network (Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator) to deliver a 2-day webinar series: The Future of Biotechnology in Mining This webinar series brings a cross-Canada snapshot about what is happening on the biotechnology front in mining. It also highlights the growing potential for research-industry partnerships to tackle more complex... Read more »
If you missed our webinar on July 29th, you can find the link to the video here: Biotechnology for Exploration, Extraction, and Remediation. Presentations: Metagenomics Tools, Dr. Steven Hallam, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of British Columbia Microorganisms as Sensors for Concealed Mineral Deposits, Dr. Rachel Simister, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of... Read more »
We are pleased to announce our first webinar on arsenic ore processing this Friday, July 31st at 10:00 (register here). A series of webinars on different topics are planned in the fall 2020, including arsenic fixation, leaching kinetic modelling, tailings management, and high temperature processing. Stay tuned: http://hydromet.group/
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 »