ORIC facilitates and coordinates consultancy engagements in the university by advertising consultancy capabilities of the University and liaising with industry, institutions and government agencies for consultancy contracts. The office is also involved in searching for consultancy avenues in industry for mutual benefits.

Staff Expertise

The brochure below covers staff expertise at University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa. It provides a quick glance of the availability of human resource base for consultancy and support services to stakeholders in the mining, petroleum, technology and allied industries.

Industrial Expertise

Over the years, staff of UMaT have been involved in consultancy and other support services assignments with several industries including capacity building of mine workers, aspects of the mining enterprise, environmental impact assessments, socio-economic, health and safety impact assessments, development of compensation and resettlement action plans and packages to mine decommissioning and restoration.

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Technical Competence

The technical expertise at University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa span Geomatic, Geological, Mining, Petroleum, Environmental and Safety, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic and Computer Science Engineering. Others include Renewable Energy, Natural Gas, Petroluem Geosciences, Chemical and Petro-Chemical, Management, and Mathematical Science.

Laboratories in the University

The University has state-of-the-art Laboratories that support research, consultancy and other support services and academic work.  Below are the Laboratories available:

  • Central Laboratory
  • Environmental Monitory Laboratory
  • Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
  • Air Quality Laboratory
  • Water Quality and Waste Water Laboratory
  • Geotechnical Laboratory
  • Petrology Laboratory
  • Geo-Physics Laboratory
  • Minerals Laboratory
  • Geomatic Engineering Laboratory
  • Electrical and Electronics Laboratory
  • Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
  • Renewable Energy Engineering Laboratory
  • Mining Engineering Laboratory
  • Mobile Laboratories

For enquiry on the use of the central laboratory, contact the Director on 0500413997 or send an email to