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Research Institute on Mines and the Environment (RIME) UQAT-Polytechnique

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Research Specification

The main objective of the Chair will be placed on the development of tools and techniques for an integrated management of the various solid and liquid wastes produced, including waste rocks from the operation, tailings from the milling process, and water treatment sludge. To respond to specific needs expressed by the mining industry, the research program has been constructed around tow project:

1) the integrated management of wastes during mining activities, and
2) the reclamation of potentially acid generating sites after closure.

Research Personnel

  • Professors/Researchers: 3
  • Graduate Students: 22
  • Postdoctoral Fellows: 4
  • Research Assistants and Technicians: 3

Specialized Equipments

Mercury Pososimeter; scanning electronical microscope  use for the  microstructure of materials ,  ICP device used to make chemical  solids and liquids analysis.


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