SPECTRAL winner Rockathon 2017

  We hacked the rock! Sandvik Mining and EIT RawMaterials (https://eitrawmaterials.eu) organized the first ever Rockathon Mining Challenge on 4 and 5 September in Tampere, Finland. The aim was to find innovative concepts and solutions…

And the winner is …

In the week of 28 August, 6 teams of 5 international MSc students competed in ESA BIC Noordwijk to achieve the best consult for start-up companies in the incubation programme. This was part of the CEMS 2017 MSc block seminar in International…

Moving towards continuous process management in mineral resource extraction

Our European framework project "Real-time Mining" has published a very nice paper describing our project ambition and the impact the results can have on mining operations. The publication was also presented by our project leader Jörg Benndorf…

IRIS deep UV units are ready for shipment

It took a while to prove that our in-house developed UV-CMOS camera is indeed operating below 200 nm, but the proof is here now. LIBS measurements on steel, arsenic and phosphor samples showed high signal-to-noise ratio emission peaks. Also…