News and events

29th of April, 2020

Tampere University hosted the 3rd project meeting. Because of travelling restrictions caused by the COVID-19, the meeting was held in a virtual collaboration environment.

25th of November, 2019

Wider Society Learning event “Kiven murskauslaitteiden toiminnan seuranta“ took place on 25th of Nov at the Etelä-Hervanta comprehensive school Tampere Finland. The principles of mineral processing as well as the department of Tribology and Machine Elements at the Tampere University were closely reviewed. In addition the work of a researcher was thoroughly discussed.

19th-20th of November, 2019

The project meeting was arranged at the Wroclaw University. Progress of the project as well as future plans were presented along with rewarding discussion. On the second day the meeting group visited the KGHM plant in Polkowice.

29th of October, 2019

Workshop for school children at the WUST GEO3EM labs on 29th of Oct in Wroclaw Poland. Children had the unique opportunity to learn about the history of the copper mining industry in Poland, visit several cutting-edge laboratories in GEO3EM facility, try to play with the infrared imaging gear, and even try to operate a mobile robot by themselves.

9th of May, 2019

The project kick-off meeting was held at the Tampere University. In addition to extensive presentations and fruitful discussions regarding to the project outline, the meeting included a visit to Metso Minerals factory in Tampere.