Entries by Astein

ROBOMINERS 1st Clustering Event

The first ROBOMINERS-organised clustering event was held on 4th June. This was an online meeting, where the ROBOMINERS team met with other EU-funded projects (Horizon2020 and EIT RawMaterials) to share experiences and ideas, and create synergies for future collaboration on topics of relevance for the implementation of such projects. The clustering event started with a […]

Did you miss the ROBOMINERS webinar? Watch the recording!

On 18 February, the ROBOMINERS project organised a webinar on “Small and very-small scale robotic mining: deposit types and opportunities for Europe”. The recording is now available on our YouTube channel and you may download the presentations here: Potential targets of small-scale robotic mining – a European outlook – Eva Hartai, University of Miskolc Challenges of […]

ROBOMINERS interview series

The ROBOMINERS project invites you to meet the team which is developing the bio-inspired modular robot miner aiming at facilitating EU access to mineral raw materials. We have recently started an interview series with some of the partners. To start with, meet: Claudio Rossi, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Vitor Correia, European Federation of Geologists Giorgia […]

ROBOMINERS confinement story: LIBS scanner

A contribution from Christian Burlet, Geological Survey of Belgium (GSB) / Royal Belgian-Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS)   During April, May and June, the first ‘proof of concept’ experiment was planned at RBINS, to demonstrate the use of LIBS (Laser-induced breakdown Spectroscopy) to perform real-time diagnostics on drilling slurries inside the mineralogical module of ROBOMINERS. […]

ROBOMINERS workshop in Leoben

ROBOMINERS partners from the Montan Universität Leoben, Tampere University and TalTech recently met in Leoben (Austria) for a workshop about different options for the production tools of the robot miner, the water-hydraulic power train system and the locomotion. The partners then travelled to Mittersill in Salzburg to visit the local tungsten mine. This tungsten mine […]

ROBOMINERS at the EU Raw Materials Week

The fourth edition of the EU Raw Materials Week took place from 18 to 22 November 2019 in Brussels. The event organised by the European Commission addresses the latest news on raw materials in the EU and is a unique opportunity for the raw materials community to exchange on all relevant issues: policy, technology, international […]

ROBOMINERS at the Madrid Science Week

ROBOMINERS has been presented at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid last Friday, 8 November 2019 at the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the foundation of the Centre for Automation and Robotics UPM-CSIC. The anniversary event took place in the framework of the Madrid Science Week. The Science Week offers the public the opportunity to […]