Partners of ScaVanger

CATURA Geoproject, Geosciences Conseils, France

CATURA Geoproject, Geosciences Conseils, France

CATURA is a consultant company experienced in the raw material sector from the exploration to the metallurgical sectors, including industrial and scientific project management and coordination (H2020 SOLSA: KIC-EIT ANCORELOG, PAIRED-X). B. Orberger has > 30 years of experience in international project initiation, up-set, management and realization. She published > 60 papers in scientific and larger public journals. She held more than 150 conferences worldwide.

CATURA Geoproject, Geosciences Conseils, France

Participation in the ScaVanger Project

In ScaVanger, CATURA manages and coordinates together with ORANO Mining and RWTH Aachen University IME the Scavanger project. CATURA ensures information flux among the tasks and workpackages for optimizing project outcomes.

CATURA leads also the Communication and Dissemination workpackage, contributing to writing of scientific and journalistic articles, setting up short courses and initiates participation in conferences.

CATURA also cooperates in the market analysis and customer acquisition.

CATURA and NTUA, will set-up together the ScaVanger summer school in Athens in 2023.

ScaVanger project team

Economic Geologist, President of CATURA Geoprojects, Géosciences Conseil


  • Bauer, C.; Wagner, R.; Orberger, B.; Firsching, M.; Wagner, C.; Boudouma, O.; Siahcheshm, K.: (2021) Dual and Multi Energy XRT and CT Analyses Applied to Copper-Molybdenum Mineralizations in Porphyry Deposits. Mater. Proc. 2021,5, 27.
  • Dubos, J.L., Orberger, B., Banchet, J., Milazzo, J.M., Blancher, S.B., Wallmach, T., Lützenkirchen, J., (2021). Binder-free tableting experiments on manganese oxides and industrial mineral powders. Powder Technology, 377, 194-211.
  • Bouasria, M., Khadraoui, F., Benzaama, M.-H., Touati, K., Chateigner, D., Gascoin, S., Pralong, V., Orberger, B., Babouri, L., El Mendili , Y (2021). Partial substitution of cement by association of ferronickel slags and Crepidula formicata shells. Journal of Building Engineering. 33, 101587.
  • Dubos, J.L., Orberger, B., Milazzo, J.M., Blancher, S.B., Wallmach, T., Lützenkirchen, J., Banchet, J., 2019. Agglomeration potential evaluation of industrial Mn dusts and sludges based on physico-chemical characterization. Powder Technology.
  • Orberger, B., van der Ent, A. (2019). Nickel laterites as sources of nickel, cobalt and scandium: Increasing resource efficiency through new geochemical and biological insights. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 204 (2019) 297–299;
  • Bauer, C., Wagner, R., Firsching, M., Orberger, B., Lucic, J., Ennen, A., Wörlein, N., Dubos, J. L., Banchet, J., Milazzo, J.-M., Uhlmann, N. (2020). Recycling of Mn-processing dusts: quality control through 3D computed tomography. IMPC 2020: XXX International Mineral Processing Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 18-22 October 2020.
  • Bouasria, M., Babouri, L., Khadraoui, F., , Chateigner, D., Gascoin, S., Pralong, V., Orberger, B., Benzaama, M.-H., El Mendili , Y (2020). Insight into the partial replacement of cement by ferronickel slags from New Caledonia. European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering.
  • El Mendili, Y., Orberger, B., Chateigner, D., Bardeau, J.F., Gascoin, S., Petit, S., Khadraoui, F. (2020). Insight into the structural, elastic and electronic properties of a new orthorhombic 6O-SiC polytype. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS | (2020) 10:7562 | HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.1038/S41598-020-64415-4