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Minerals and raw materials

SINTEF is working in the fields of quality assessment, characterization, processing, metallurgy and chemistry related to minerals and raw materials. Well-equipped and modern laboratory facilities are available to support the research activities.

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Modern society is completely dependant on minerals and raw materials to support welfare and future development. Recent evaluations have revealed a huge potential for value creation with respect to utilisation of existing mineral resources. The mineral and raw material quality is crucial with respect to stability and properties of further downstream processes and products.SINTEF Materials and Chemistry's areas of expertise within minerals and raw materials cover the following areas:

  • Characterization and testing
  • Processing
  • Alternative use of by-products and excess materials
  • Environment and society

For more information, download our brochure on Mineral expertise in SINTEF