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Laboratorio National de Energia e Geologia l.p.

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General Partner's Description :

The National Laboratory of Energy and Geology (LNEG) is a public organism focused on developing projects in geology and energy. The institution has the mission of National Geological Survey developing geological mapping programs at various scales, inventorying, research and development projects in geological resources, national’s databases and containing a vast geological collection. LNEG has center in S. Mamede de Infesta (Porto), Alfragide (Lisbon) and Aljustrel (Alentejo), with drill core sheds serving the north, center and south areas, respectively. LNEG is an active partner in several European projects. 

Role in XTRACT Project :

Responsible for the development of actions in 1 case study (São Domingos Mine, Portugal). High-resolution geochemical mapping of mining wastes for recovery of critical raw materials. Use of remote sensors (drones) to calculate volumes/ tonnage and validate the geochemical data obtained. Chemical extraction tests of wastes materials 

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon Europe Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement no. 101138432

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