Entries by Luis Lopes

Summary of the first week in Idrija mine

The second field trials of the UNEXMIN project are on the way, with the second week of testing starting today. The UNEXMIN technical teams from Portugal, Finland, Spain and Hungary arrived to the Idrija mercury mine before the trials started. The mine site was prepared beforehand by the Slovenian partners in order to guarantee an […]

The UNEXMIN second field trials have started

The second UNEXMIN field trials have just started in the Idrija Mercury Mine in Slovenia. The trials will last for two weeks and will serve to further test and improve the movement, mapping and data acquisition techniques of the UX-1 robot. The UX-1 robot has safely arrived to Idrija during the weekend. It is now […]

The Idrija trials are starting next week

The many UNEXMIN technical teams responsible for the development of the UX-1 robot are now on their way to Slovenia, where the second trials with this innovative technology will take place. The UNESCO Heritage Idrija Mercury Mine is the final destination. After the success that were the first field trials for the UNEXMIN project, at […]

Summary of the second week of the Kaatiala trials

The first field trials with the UX-1 robot are finished. The two-weeks trial ended on the 22nd of June with the robot’s capabilities being extensively tested on a real-life environment: a flooded mine. After the summary of the first working week at the Kaatiala mine site, the remarks of the second week are finally here. […]

UNEXMIN all over Europe thanks to Euronews

Euronews, the multilingual television network, presents next week a news piece about the UNEXMIN project on their science-oriented program Futuris. The news item will be based on the most recent trials held at the Kaatiala mine and includes general information and interviews about this EU-funded Horizon 2020 project. The UNEXMIN project is developing and testing an […]