Coordinated by National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), LIFE BRINE-MINING project –«Demonstration of an advanced technique for eliminating coal mine wastewater (brines) combined with resource recovery», promotes the swift from a linear to a circular business model solution. The projects aims to enable the improvement of the saline wastewater management performance of coal mining activities by recovering useful and marketable materials as water and salts. This way, the environmental impact of coal mine activities associated with brine discharge is minimized, while closing the loop of brine effluent.


LIFE BRINE MINING Participation in VerdeTec 2023 exhibition in Greece

NTUA holded a stand at VerdeTec 2023, between the 17th to 19th of March, in MEC Exhibition Centre, Athens, Greece. Verde Tec is an international annual exhibition on environmental technologies attracting visitors from all sectors of the economy. NTUA team showcased the project’s innovative solution for extracting valuable resources from ...

Site visit with the participation of students

Students have visited the site as a part of the “Odzysk wody i innych surowców ze ścieków” (Recovery of water and other raw materials from waste water) class, which is part of the “Gospodarka obiegu zamkniętego” (Circular Economy) course offered by the Faculty of Energy and Environmental Engineering of SUT. ...

3rd Consortium meeting in Athens, Greece

The LIFE BRINE-MINING 3rd Consortium meeting took place at the National Technical University of Athens library. The progress of the partner’s actions is being presented and co-organised (achievements, challenges, deliverables, milestones, future planning). Extensive discussion between NTUA, GIG and LENNTECH partners on existing transferability and replicabity potential of the BRINE ...

The project is co-funded by LIFE, the EU’s financial instrument supporting environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects throughout the EU.

Οur Project is also part of the LIFE projects that are co-Funded by the Green Fund. The project team would like to thank the Green Fund for co-funding the NTUA activities. More specifically, according to the Decision Number 181.1/2020 of the Management Board of the Green Fund, the amount of 18,000 Euro was approved for the year 2020.