Mitigation of the Environmental Impact from Mining Waste (MiMi) - A Swedish Multidisciplinary Research Programme

Höglund, Lars Olaf
Organization: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Pages: 10
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2000
MiMi has been set up to be i) visionary, ii) strategic and iii) long-term. The planning as well as the executive phases involves industry, academia and authorities in close co-operation. MiMi focuses on improved, economically efficient management of mining waste, a challenge that requires combined and integrated research efforts across discipline boundaries. The MiMi programme is financed by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (MISTRA) with support from the mining industry. The first programme phase covers the period 1997 - 2000, with intentions for additional phases. Planning, experience and results from the first programme period are highlighted. INTRODUCTION Most of the mining activities in Sweden takes place in the No
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