Mineral and Process Technology

Mineral and Process Technology

News

Enhance solubility of n-hexadecane. Photo: Norut.
Environment

Biosurfactants produced by Norwegian cold-tolerated bacteria enhance biodegradation of oil pollution. They can be used as a “greener” alternative to chemical surfactant.

Illustration: Reform Studio
Oil & Gas

Norut is sending a delegation to Europe’s largest oil exhibition in Stavanger.

LKAB and Norut Narvik are entering into a collaboration agreement, which in time can lead to significant growth and jobs for Narvik.

During 24-25th of May 2011, Norut Narvik shall arrange a seminar at Kjeøy Research & Education Center to exchange knowledge on Biohydrometallurgy.

Mineral

Good mineral resources provide great opportunities for industry and added value in Northern Norway, according to a fresh report.

Russia

A new collaboration agreement between the Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU) and Norut will be signed this week during the Norwegian Days in Arkhangelsk.

Degradation of PCB involves two main mechanisms, performed by different microbes. Microbes adapted to cold conditions were found in sediment from Hammerfest in significant numbers.

Preparedness and technology for cleanups after oil spills has been in focus after several recent shipwrecks near the coast.

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