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Minerals and critical raw materials

In the field of raw materials and minerals, SINTEF has expertise within characterization, processes, metallurgy/chemical properties and in defining quality. We have modern equipment and laboratories to support our research. An important area for us is recycling and urban mining of critical raw materials.

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Extracting valuable minerals in Norway

Extracting valuable minerals in Norway

Today, products that utilise rare materials are for the most part manufactured in China. However, the EU has recently decided to boost its raw materials supply security. Researchers and the minerals industry are now looking to Norway.