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Integrated Modular Plant and Containerised Tools for Selective, Low-impact Mining of Small High-grade Deposits


Paper: water quality

Manuscript on transfer functions for the prediction of water quality.

Training plan

A jobs creation and training plan to inform business models for developing MPE provision.

Policy briefing document

Policy briefing document.

IMPaCT in society

Manuscript: the potential contribution of IMP@CT mining to modern society (UNEXE lead with support from multiple partners

Paper: best practice

Manuscript on development of best practice for modelling geological uncertainty in small high-grade deposits for switch-on mining.

Paper: best practice H&S

Manuscript on ‘analytical tools for assessing best H&S practice in SOSO mining’.

Paper: new solutions

Joint publication on New solutions for sustainable production of raw materials (Month 42)

Paper: social LCA

Manuscript on ‘integrating Social Life Cycle Analysis into SOSO mine planning’.

Modelling framework

Modelling framework for assessing the effect of metallurgical variability.


Environmental Impact Assessment for modular mobile plant operations.

Paper: policy for paradigm changes

Manuscript on ‘policy developments to support paradigm changes in mining practice to reduce environmental and social impacts.

Simulation tool for production planning

Manuscript on the simulation tool, underlying methods and some example results.

Project website

Establishment of project website (month 4)

Baseline database

Baseline database of small complex deposits for switch on – switch off extraction.

Conference report 1

Website-based report of 1st annual conference of small deposit miners (month 15)

Conference report 2

Website-based report of 2nd annual conference of small deposit miners (month

Update of existing platforms

Update of existing data platforms.

Website links

Updated links to project website (Month 4)

Promotional materials

Project leaflet and banner (month 4)

Linkage schematic

Document within final report, including diagrammatic abstract of linkage with other projects, outlining the influence of other projects on the development of the work programme (Month 42)

Final dissemination events

Final dissemination events (months 40-42)

Paper: MMPS use cases

Manuscript on MMPS use cases. Lead IMPERIAL.

Stakeholder group

Establishment of project Stakeholder/Advisory Group.


Rethinking the concept of small-scale mining for technologically advanced raw materials production

Auteurs: Olga Sidorenko, Rauno Sairinen, Kathryn Moore
Publié dans: Resources Policy, Issue 68, 2020, Page(s) 101712, ISSN 0301-4207
DOI: 10.1016/j.resourpol.2020.101712

Stibnite froth flotation: A critical review

Auteurs: Juliana Segura-Salazar, Pablo R. Brito-Parada
Publié dans: Minerals Engineering, Issue 163, 2021, Page(s) 106713, ISSN 0892-6875
DOI: 10.1016/j.mineng.2020.106713

Infrared Thermography: A method to visualise and analyse sulphide oxidation

Auteurs: Marjan Knobloch, Bernd G. Lottermoser
Publié dans: Minerals, Issue 10,933, 2020, ISSN 2075-163X
DOI: 10.3390/min10110933

The re-direction of small deposit mining: Technological solutions for raw materials supply security in a whole systems context

Auteurs: K R Moore, N Whyte, D Roberts, J Allwood, D R Leal-Ayala, G Bertrand, A J Bloodworth
Publié dans: Resources, Conservation & Recycling: X, Issue 7, 2020, Page(s) 100040, ISSN 2590-289X
DOI: 10.1016/j.rcrx.2020.100040

A research framework for studying social impacts: Application to the field of mining

Auteurs: Rauno Sairinen, Olga Sidorenko, Heidi Tiainen
Publié dans: Environmental Impact Assessment Review, Issue 86, 2021, Page(s) 106490, ISSN 0195-9255
DOI: 10.1016/j.eiar.2020.106490

Resourcing modern industries by responsive mining solutions

Auteurs: Kathryn Moore
Publié dans: Open Access Government, Issue 22 (April 2019, 2019, ISSN 2516-3817

IMPaCT, Integrated Modular Plant and Containerised Tools for Selective, Low-impact Mining of Small High-grade Deposits, Horizon 2020

Auteurs: Kathryn Moore
Publié dans: Impact, Issue 2018/8, 2018, Page(s) 27-29, ISSN 2398-7073
DOI: 10.21820/23987073.2018.8.27

Geoenvironmental modelling of hydrothermal stibnite - quartz deposits

Auteurs: Bernd Lottermoser, Marjan Knoblock
Publié dans: 2020
DOI: 10.18154/rwth-2020-09909