Mission

To advance responsible mining and use of minerals by catalyzing resources across The University of Arizona and our global network to: educate stakeholders on the importance of mineral resources and innovations in modern mining; attract the brightest minds from diverse disciplines to apply their talent to mineral resources challenges; develop the next generation workforce; and provide timely, integrated solutions to address real industry challenges.

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Re-charging mineral resources: new life for lithium-ion batteries

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When a phone dies, its usefulness is far from spent. The batteries that power our technology are full of metals that can be extracted and reused. UArizona researchers are finding out how.

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ESG's: detecting the Signal Among the Noise

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Key institutions are making significant investments in Environment-Social-Government issues in 2021. But how do we measure what matters when it comes to ESG reporting?

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Discover new research, training and testing opportunities

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With its new decline, the University of Arizona’s San Xavier Mining Laboratory is about to become an underground proving ground for mining equipment and innovation center.

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