A research program supported by nearly $10 million
in contributions from several industry partners
The Research Institute on Mines and Environment (RIME) UQAT-Polytechnique was founded in 2013 by the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Polytechnique Montréal. The only one of its kind in Quebec, this joint research program was created in association with several mining industry partners. Focused on the environment and taillings management, the Research Institute develops innovative environmental solutions for the entire life cycle of a mine.