An Evaluation of Potential Genomic Applications in the Mining Industry [Report]

February 1, 2015

A report prepared by SRK Consulting identifying the ways in which the science of genomics could benefit the mining industry, economically and environmentally. The analyses reveals the many potential applications for genomics within mining, supporting activities ranging from exploration geology, baseline studies, and mineral extraction, to remediation and mine closure.

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Genomics for Energy and Mining [Fact Sheet]

January 1, 2014

A fact sheet created by Genome Canada exploring the ways genomics can help find solutions to the challenges facing Canada’s energy sector. Enhancing hydrocarbon energy, coal and metal mining operations through genomics can help boost Canada’s outputs and advance international leadership in a field already worth $1.25 trillion.

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Securing Canada’s future bio-based economy through genomics [Position Paper]

June 1, 2007

Genomics holds the promise to revolutionize Canada’s bioproducts sector by its ability to directly impact the three areas presenting the biggest challenges in advancing bioproducts value chains: Feedstock Optimization; Microorganisms for Sustainable Processing Technologies; and Value Added-Bioproducts. This position paper, prepared by the Biofuels and Bioproducts Genomics Working Group, calls for the adoption of the strategic research theme ”Securing Canadas Future Bio-based Economy through Genomics” as a priority and major focus for Genome Canada.

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