Search results for: ¡VAMOS!

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  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ¡VAMOS! partners, together with Advisory Board members and interested external parties, were present at the ¡VAMOS! technology Demonstration Day, on October 24, at the Magcobar flooded mine pit, in Silvermines, Ireland. In total 85 visitors participated in the field demonstration to raise awareness of the innovative technology with stakeholders and local communities. The ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK-based subsea engineering specialist Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has successfully completed first stage testing in a pioneering project which is set to uncover valuable European mineral resources. SMD is technical lead on the ¡VAMOS! (viable alternative mine operating system) project, a 42-month international research and development venture, which is part-funded by the European Union’s Horizon […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the 24th of October the ¡VAMOS! consortium, Advisory Board Members, and interested external parties were invited for a live demonstration of the ¡VAMOS! technology at the Imerys Minerals Ltd. test site in Lee Moor, Devon, UK. The 29 visitors were divided up in small groups and guided around the premises by representatives of SMD […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System) project underwater mining prototype are now complete. According to the project site, with assembly now being complete and gantry attached, the ¡VAMOS! deployment module is now ready for testing. Working together, the ¡VAMOS! project partners INESC, BMT, SMD, Damen, Fugro, and ZfT will over the next […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has supplied specialty mining hoses to ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System), a 42-month research and development project designed to foster the exploitation and rehabilitation of under exploited and abandoned European deposits of mineral resources. With Europe’s more accessible mineral deposits largely depleted, deeper-lying resources remain submerged in mines abandoned after flooding […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Viable Alternative Mining Operating System (¡VAMOS!), a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, has passed a major milestone with the successful delivery of conceptual design plans of the prototype and all associated equipment. This work was carried out in Work Package 2 (WP2), which also designed the system’s […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has officially launched a new range of non-radioactive density meters – the CombiMeter.  On board dredgers, continuous control of the dredging efficiency is of vital importance. This is done by density measurement – continuously checking of the throughput in the dredge pipe. For several decades this measurement had to be done using a nuclear […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 18 months, the ¡VAMOS! Consortium has reached the ‘design freeze’ stage of the prototypes to be built. ¡VAMOS!, the Viable Alternative Mining Operating System, is a 42-month research and development project launched to enable the opening and rehabilitation of underexploited European mineral deposits, using a safe, clean and low visibility method. The project is […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As part of the Horizon 2020 program, a new 42 month Research & Development Project, has been launched to help provide an opportunity to tap into the wealth of unexploited European mineral resources. The estimated cost of the Project is approximately €12.6 million. The aim of the ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System) project is […]