The project is organised in 6 closely related work packages. The work packages are in addition to administration, engaged on finding solutions for ecosystem friendly mining. The WPs are working together and using results from the different work packages (WPs) to further the knowledge base generated in other WPs.
The employment and training of 2 Post. Doc. working on tailings modification (WP2) and on modelling of deposits (WP5)Collaboration between NIVA, NTNU, SINTEF, NGU and UIT which comprise the most important institutions working with STPs in Norway at present.Collaboration and knowledge exchange between national and foreign Universities and Institutes working on the environmental problems associated with STPs.
KPN NYKOS is a competence building project with The Research Council of Norway's (RCN) BIA-Programme and the mineral industry in Norway.
Project budget: 28 MNOK over 5 years included 5.6 MNOK contribution from participating companies
For more information about the project, see the web page http://www.sintef.no/projectweb/nykos/