NordMin 2013

Report
NordMin
A Nordic Network of Expertise for a
Sustainable Mining and Mineral Industry
NordMin 2013 - 2016
• Aim is to connect stakeholders of the Nordic mining and mineral sector
• The network will work as a platform for existing and future Nordic cooperation
in the field and is developed in dialogue with the actors.
• Research, Innovation and Education related to a sustainable Nordic mining
and mineral industry will be emphasized as well as resource efficiency,
reducing environmental impact and societal issues such as gender aspects,
CSR and image of the sector.
• NordMin is funded from the Nordic Council of Ministers for three years (20132016) and will seek to involve it self in other national, Nordic and EU
initiatives related to mining and minerals industry. The goal is to maintain and
increase the networked activities over time.
• Budget 30 milj DKR, Management at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
Core actions
1. Workshops as a stakeholder forum and for identifying key
challenges and joint collaborative leverage projects within the
defined themes
2. Research and Innovation projects
3. A Post graduate program with joint Nordic courses on relevant
themes
1. Preparatory projects based on outcomes from workshops
NordMin Research and Innovation
Programme and Strategic Agenda
CT1: Exploration
CT2: Mining
CT3: Mineral processing
CT4: Metallurgy
CT5: Mine closure and rehabilitation
CT6: Social sustainable, acceptable and
attractive mining industry and regions
Examples of granted projects:
• Crustal Structure and Mineral Deposit Systems: 3D-modelling of base
metal mineralization in Jameson Land and nickel mineralization in DiskoNuussuaq” (CRUSMID-3D) Coord GEUS, Denmark
• Modelling dunite hosted PGE‐Ni‐Cu deposits in the Seiland Igneous
province” (PlatinumProbe) Coord NTNU, Norway
• Sustainable Fibres from Basalt Mining” (GREENBAS) Coord Innovation
Centre Iceland, Iceland
• Nordic Mining and the search for women. Designing new gender equality
interventions” (SEARCH) Coord LTU, Sweden
• Water Conscious Mining (WASCIOUS) Coord VTT, Finland
NordMin Steering Committee
FLEMMING GETREUER CHRISTIANSEN
Deputy Director
ERLEND OPSTAD
Senior Advisor
Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Norway
BENTE VIBEKE HANSEN (until April 2014)
Head of Section
Bureau of Minerals and Petroleum, Greenland
MIKAEL GRÖNING (CHAIR)
Head of Section
Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communication,
Sweden
BRYNDÍS G. RÓBERTSDÓTTIR
Manager – Mineral Resources
National Energy Authority, Iceland
RIIKKA AALTONEN
Senior Advisor
Ministry of Employment and Economy, Finland
KENNETH EKBERG
Senior Advisor Business, Energy and Regional
Development, Nordic Council of Ministers
National contact points
ICELAND
Bryndís Guðrún Róbertsdóttir
Icelandic National Energy Authority
[email protected]
Phone: +354 662 6857
NORWAY
Jack Ødegård
SINTEF Materials and chemistry
[email protected]
Phone: +47 93059461
FINLAND
Maija Uusisuo
Ministry of Employment and the Economy
[email protected]fi
Phone: +358 29 5060222
SWEDEN
Pär Weihed
Luleå University of Technology (LTU)
[email protected]
Phone: +46 70 6737 077
DENMARK
Karen Hanghøj
Geological Survey of Denmark and
Greenland
[email protected]
Phone: +45 9133 3851
Management
Nordic Council of Ministers
Pär Weihed
Luleå University of Technology (LTU)
[email protected]
Phone: +46 70 6737 077
Ved Stranden 18
DK 1061 C Copenhagen K
Denmark
www.norden.org
Sabine Mayer
Luleå University of Technology (LTU)
[email protected]
Phone: +46 70 6401451
Betty Christakopoulou
Luleå University of Technology (LTU)
[email protected]
Phone: +46 70 2911493
www.nordmin-network.org

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