Services

Offering Specialized Services in Mining and Mineral Processing

Take advantage of the expertise and specialized equipment at UBC Mining Engineering. We offer a variety of services unobtainable through commercial sources. The services are offered both to fill a gap in the industry and to offset departmental and research costs.

The following list is an overview of the services we can offer.

For a complete list, including contact information, please see NBK Services (PDF).


Overview of Service

  • Size Analyses
  • Surface Area Determination
  • Specialized Tests
  • Bench and Pilot Scale Processing Facilities
  • Geomechanics Tests:  Rock  – Backfill – Grout
  • Gouge Abrasion Testing
  • Field Equipment Rental
  • On-site Lab & Equipment Rental


Consulting and research studies in:

  • Acid Rock Drainage
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Artisanal mining
  • Blasting
  • Chemical Treatment
  • Coal Separation
  • Closure Planning
  • Economics
  • Energy Consumption
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Equipment Automation & Design
  • Fill Design
  • Flotation
  • Geochemical analysis
  • Gold Processing
  • Gravity concentration
  • Health & Safety
  • Industrial minerals
  • Maintenance Training
  • Mercury Pollution & Exposure
  • Mineral Processing Techniques
  • Mining & Mineral Production Systems
  • Plant Design
  • Reclamation
  • Recycling and reuse of industrial minerals
  • Remedial procedures for polluted sites
  • Remote-mining applications
  • Reserves Assessment
  • Rheology
  • Social issues related to mining
  • Sustainability
  • Tailings and Waste Rock
  • Value added product

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

UBC Faculty of Applied Science
5000-2332 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel: 604 822 6413
Fax: 604 822 7006
Email:
Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering
517-6350 Stores Road,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel: 604 822 2540
Fax: 604 822 5599
Email:

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