Circular economy in mines: repurposing of mines
On Tuesday University of Oulu, Linnanmaa campus and on Wednesday Pyhäsalmi mine and Pyhäjärvi Callio
The event is aimed at people involved in mine reuse, decision-makers and other interested parties.
The first day's programme will take place at the Linnanmaa campus in Oulu. It will be possible to participate both on-site and remotely. Participation requires registration.
The second day's programme will include a physical visit to Pyhäsalmi mine, Pyhäjärvi. The number of participants is limited to 20. Participation requires registration.
8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 10:00 Introduction to the theme and topic
Repurposing of mines as part of a circular economy approach to built infrastructure
10:00 - 12:20 Repurposing mining environments - examples from Finland and around the world - host Jari Joutsenvaara
10:00 Business hub - Estonian Industrial Symbiosis Agropark, (EISAP), Estonia - Nele Rogenbaum
10:20 Industrial heritage and tourism - Wieliczka Salt mine, (UNESCO site), Poland- Monika Dziobek-Motyka
10:40 Research and Development - Hagerbach Test-Gallery, Switzerland- CEO Michael Kompatscher
11:00 Education - Reiche Zeche educational mine, Germany- Professor Helmut Mischo, Scientific Director of the Research and Lecturing Mine Reiche Zeche
11:20 Science - Boulby Underground Laboratory, England- Director, Professor Sean Paling, Boulby Underground Laboratory
11:40 Underground agriculture - Review of projects in US and Canada- Adjunct Professor, John Warbick, University of Windsor, Canada
12:00 Pyhäjärven Callio - Repurposing case in Finland- CDO Sakari Nokela, Pyhäjärven Callio
12:20 - 16:00 Possibilities for repurposing and Thematic workshop
Wednesday 13.9.2023 (20 seats only)
Excursion to Pyhäjärvi, Pyhäsalmi mine, Pyhäjärvi Callio (ask more information from Jari Joutsenvaara)
07:30 Departure from Oulu
10:00 Arrival at Pyhäjärvi, Pyhäsalmi mine
- Pyhäsalmi mine
- Pyhäjärvi Callio
- Pyhäsalmi Pumped Water Storage
- Callio Lab R&D&I
15:30 Departure from Pyhäjärvi
17:30 at Oulunsalo airport
18:00 Arrival to Oulu
The event is organised by the Kerttu Saalasti Institute, Research Group for Regional Excellence, University of Oulu.
Jari Joutsenvaara, project manager, University of Oulu, Kerttu Saalasti Instituutti
Regional Excellence Research Group
tel: 040 5569396