Monitoring of pollutions by the mining industry

Monitoring of pollutions by the mining industry

Canada has numerous of resources under the ground, which can be utilized by the mining industry. The mining industry has been developed all over Canada’s surface. Due to the mining industry harmful compounds, like heavy metals, come to the surface. These could leech into the environment. Authorities face difficulties on monitoring the levels of these harmful compounds and what levels harm the environment.


Incas3 and Can North challenge the team to come up with a device, which is able to measure the harmful compounds and alarm the authorities when levels exceed certain harmful levels within an hour.


Poster: Smart Monitoring – Heavy Metal Detection In Mine




Incas3 & CanNorth


June 2014


Wetskills Canada 2014