Understand the principles of bioleaching, the extraction of products from raw mineral through the use of living organisms.

Alternative labels

bioleaching principles
microbial leaching
bioleaching basics
principles of bioleaching
fundamentals of bioleaching
bacterial leaching

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Bioleaching is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Bioleaching is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Mineral processing engineer: Mineral processing engineers develop and manage equipment and techniques to successfully process and refine valuable minerals from ore or raw mineral.
Mineral processing operator: Mineral processing operators operate a variety of plants and equipment to convert raw materials into marketable products. They provide the appropriate information on the process to the control room.




  1. Bioleaching – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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