Biomining is an increasingly applied biotechnological procedure for processing of ores in the mining industry (biohydrometallurgy). Nowadays the production of copper from lowgrade ores is the most important industrial appliion and a significant part of world copper production already originates from heap or dump/stockpile bioleaching.
23/12/2020 · Moscow, December 23, 2020 — MMC Norilsk Nickel, the world's largest producer of palladium and highgrade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper, is shutting down a smelting shop in the town of Nikel in Russia's Murmansk region. It is the company's oldest production facility to date. Its shutdown is part of Nornickel 's comprehensive environmental programme, which .