Future topic: Mine Water - water in mining and mining situations

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In nearly all parts of the world mining activities influence water:

  • Water must be lifted to enable mining
  • Water can be the basis for special mining technologies (e.g. in-situ leaching)
  • Water is necessary for mining and processing of unearthed raw materials
  • Water is contaminated by mining activities

Aims of the Mine Water Research Center Freiberg

  • Initiation of interdisciplinary research
  • Initiation of junior research groups
  • Performance of training events (summerschools, lab-courses)

More information about the subjects of the Mine Water Research Center can be found here.