Mining Tag

On November 2nd, SPECTRAL employee Dr. Marinus Dalm successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled “Sensor-based sorting opportunities for hydrothermal ore deposits” at Delft University of Technology. Marinus joined SPECTRAL in September 2018 strengthening our team with mining and sensor-based sorting expertise. For an animation on Marinus’...

We successfully demonstrated SPECTRAL's LIBS sensor 150 meters below the surface in an old silver mine. We showed that our LIBS sensor equipment is robust and transportable for operation down in the mine and that it delivers high quality LIBS signals in this harsh environment. Examples:...

Chemical element mapping of drill cores is a new service SPECTRAL Industries is offering now. We can perform up to 50 x 50 mm² area scans with down to 100 x 100 µm² spatial resolution, visualising any element, including light elements e.g. Lithium and Carbon....

To demonstrate the capabilities of our LIBS In-line Grade Scanner for Ore Sorting, we have made a YouTube video: you can find the video here. SPECTRAL has realized the in-line grade scanner in close collaboration with Eijkelkamp SonicSampDrill (www.sonicsampdrill.com)....

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 to create on-board analyzers to be integrated with their mining equipment. SPECTRAL...

The SPECTRAL Industries team was selected for the Rockathon final, 4-5 September in Tampere, Finland! The Rockathon challenge - organized by EIT RawMaterials and Sandvik - seeks a solution to increase mineralogy and ore quality information of the rock mass in real-time onboard high-tech mining...

During a live event in the oldest observatory of the Netherlands, SPECTRAL finished first runner-up in the finals for best tech-idea of 2016! We congratulate Medical Delta with their first place. An impression of the event and information about all finalists pitching their tech idea can be found...