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$1.4 M study on using plants to recover rare metals from mine waste: UBC research

Jul. 24, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and an international team have received $1.4 million to explore the use of plants to recover precious metals from mine tailings around the world. Currently, metals obtained from ores contain platinum group metals (PGM) some of which are lost through various stages of processing. The research will investigate [...]

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