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  • The geological and paleontological heritage of Manresa municipality (Catalonia, Spain) 

    Oms i Llobet, Oriol; Climent Costa, Ferran; Parcerisa Duocastella, David; Mata Perello, Josep Maria; Poch, Joan (2012)
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    A preliminary inventory of 14 points of geological interest has been carried out in the Manresa municipality (Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain). All the rocks within this area belong to the sedimentary infill of the Ebro basin ...
  • Optimization of the tantalum ore production by control the milling process 

    Alfonso Abella, María Pura; Oliva Moncunill, Josep; Álvarez Rodríguez, Beatriz; Jorge Sánchez, Juan; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Parcerisa Duocastella, David; Tomasa Guix, Oriol; Calvo Torralba, Daniel; Guasch Cascallo, Eduard; Felipe Blanch, José Juan de; Anticoi Sudzuki, Hernán; García Vallès, Maite (2015)
    Conference report
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    Tantalum is a strategic metal with multiple applications in the new technologies. Tantalum deposits are scarce in EU. Thus, more efficient extracting processes are necessary to contribute to major European independency on ...
  • Improving communication skills: students' viewpoint on a content & language integrated learning project 

    Alsina Aubach, Montserrat; Fortuny Santos, Jordi; Lao Luque, Concepción; Heras Cisa, F. Xavier de las (2014)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The development of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) scheme in Spanish universities implies a greater participation of the students in their own process of learning and competence-based teaching. Competences are ...
  • Mathematical modeling to optimize control strategies in an industrial biotrickling filter for biogas sweetening 

    Canal, C.; Prades Martell, Lledó; Gamisans Noguera, Javier; Dorado Castaño, Antonio David (2014)
    Conference lecture
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    Burning biogas in a combined heat and power (CHP) plant is a promising option to reduce the emissions and the operational cost of a WWTP. However, the biogas generated in anaerobic digestion facilities in WWTPs contains ...
  • Microrespirometry as an effective technique for monitoring biomass growth and activity in chalcopyrite bioleaching processes 

    Benzal Montes, Eva; Morral Moltó, Eloi; Guimerà Villalba, Xavier; Gamisans Noguera, Javier; Solé Sardans, Maria Montserrat; Dorado Castaño, Antonio David (2014)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Bioleaching is a technology that uses specific bacteria to extract valuable metals from minerals. The advantages of this technique over traditional methods (chemical leaching) include low cost, high efficiency and environment ...
  • Biofilm oxygen profiling using an array of microelectrodes on a microfabricated needle 

    Moya, A.; Guimerà Villalba, Xavier; del Campo, F.J.; Prats-Alfonso, E.; Dorado Castaño, Antonio David; Baeza, Mireia; Villa, R.; Gabriel, D.; Gamisans Noguera, Javier; Gabriel, G. (2014)
    Conference lecture
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    Knowledge of bacterial activity inside biofilms is key to the optimization of applied biotechnologies. A novel dissolved oxygen microelectrode array (DO-MEA) sensor has been designed and fabricated on a needle using ...
  • Workplace accidents in mining of Catalonia in 2012 

    Freijo Álvarez, Modesto; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Vintró Sánchez, Carla (2014)
    Conference lecture
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    Objective: To compare in Catalonia , the incidence of fatal occupational injuries and non-fatal accidents for workers in the mining sector Subterrania workers with open-pit mining in 2012 . Methods : Data from accident ...
  • Comparison of the occupational hazards in the Spanish mining sector based on the type of workplace in the period 2003-2012 

    Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto; Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Bascompta Massanés, Marc (2014)
    Conference lecture
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    Methods and background: This review has done a comparison of the 3 types of workplace in the Spanish mining sector. The 3 workplaces considered are: mines, quarries and mineral processing plants. The 10 most frequent ...
  • Creatividad en el laboratorio de química: diseño de experimentos para solucionar un problema abierto 

    Gorchs Altarriba, Roser; Tortosa Moreno, Montserrat (2013)
    Conference lecture
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    In the context of the subject “Chemistry”, we propose activities that imply a very active participation of students. Our main goal is that a suitable working environment motivates students to learn and to develop their ...
  • Recolzament als nous estudiants del grau d’Enginyeria de sistemes TIC en l’EPSEM –UPC: la mentoria 

    Gorchs Altarriba, Roser; Molinero Albareda, Xavier (Universitat de Girona. Servei de Publicacions, 2013)
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    Als estudiants de nou ingrés a l'Escola Politècnica Superior d'Enginyeria de Manresa (EPSEM) de la UPC se'ls proporciona voluntàriament

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