About BioMinE
BioMinE Impact


BioMinE will close the current gaps in our understanding on how to best apply biological processes for primary and secondary metal bearing materials that are traditionally considered to be recalcitrant or economically not feasible to process. 

The project will bring together the leading European and South African experts in microbiological research relating to metals and the integration of this expertise will have a major impact on research in the EU in this field.

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Electronic microscope view of 
bacteria upon minerals
(Source: BioMinE Consortium)
Schematic view of the main components of the bacteria cell
(Source: BioMinE Consortium)

Bacteria consortium (Leptospirillum ferrooxidans, Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans, A. thiooxidans) during bioleaching of pyritic ore.
Microscopic observation of bacteria. X 400.(Video file - Source BioMinE Consortium

 

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