WORK PACKAGES

 

WP1 COORDINATION AND MANAGEMENT

The first WP is dedicated to coordinating and managing all project-related actions in order to guarantee its successful execution and the adequate
advance of the project in terms of schedule, resources, scope and expected impacts …

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WP2 ROCK/EXPLOSIVE INTERACTION

The objectives of WP2 are to improve the understanding of the non-ideal detonation properties of civil explosives, the energy release pattern and
the detonation gas components under the conditions of non-ideal detonation, to evaluate explosive performance during blasting …

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WP3 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AND SAFETY

WP3 will provide mines and other raw material extracting industries working with explosives with modern techniques that
substantially decrease the societal disturbances and environmental foot print of their blasting work without decreasing
the productivity of the operations …

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WP4                           NEW EXPLOSIVE APPLICATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR SMALL MINERAL DEPOSITS

The overall objective of WP4 is to match explosives energy, density and rheology properties to a hardness rock model based on …

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WP5                                      ROCK MASS MODELLING SOFTWARE

WP5 will provide a software component for measuring muck pile properties based on aerial imagery. A new algorithm for fragmentation analysis and the presence of boulders will be developed as well as a new automatic blast design software based on …

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WP6                              UPSTREAM SYSTEM VALIDATION AND PLANT OPERATION MONITORING

The objective of this work package is to assess whether the solutions developed in WP 2 and 3 result in an overall operational benefit in terms of …

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WP7                                    ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

Objectives of WP 7 are to assess the life-cycle sustainability of new technologies developed in the project through an environmental lifecycle analysis and a socio-economic cost-benefits analysis, and furthermore, to introduce a structured …

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WP8 DISSEMINATION AND COMMUNICATION

aims to facilitate the communication between SLIM and external related stakeholders as well as to properly disseminate the
project achievements …

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WP9                          CLUSTER WITH OTHER PROJECTS AND NETWORKING

in order to establish a powerful, solid network of key stakeholders and end users with potential interest in the project’s successful
execution and results that will expand the project’s scope towards new market opportunities to maximise impact …

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WP10                  PUBLIC AWARENESS, ACCEPTANCE, TRUST AND COMMUNICATION

This WP aims to raise awareness about sustainable responsible mining, due diligence and ethical exploitation among the local
communities in close proximity to mining sites. …

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WP11                         ETHICS REQUIREMENTS

The objective of WP11 is to ensure compliance with the ‘ethics requirements’ set out in this work package. …

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020
Horizon 2020 - European Union funding for Research & Innovation