Since their discovery in early 2009, the ruby deposits near Montepuez in Mozambique have produced an impressive number of exceptional-quality stones.
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The Outland Youth Employment Program has been successfully operating in Ontario since 2000 employing over 430 Indigenous Youth. This multi-year program offers a variety of natural resources based field work opportunities and hands-on learning experiences.
Wits University’s Centre for Mechanised Mining Systems (CMMS), part of the Wits Mining Institute, will be presenting its popular three-day courses in mechanised earthmoving and in maintenance management in November.
Researchers at Canada’s University of Waterloo have found a better way to identify atomic structures, an essential step in improving materials selection in the aviation, construction and automotive industries.
Two graduates from the highly-ranked Wits School of Mining Engineering in Johannesburg – Tabotabo Talane and Levine Mnisi – began their tenure in the coveted Anglo American Building Leaders and Shaping Talent (BLAST) programme this year, and are embracing the opportunity to seek out long-term solutions for the mining sector.
Canadian researches came to such conclusion after spending years examining waterbodies located within five kilometres of abandoned mine sites.
Doe Run Internships give real-world experience to future industry professionals
Yarn-like material collects largest amount of uranium to date
Tianshan has annual aluminium smelting capacity of 1.4 million tonnes.
The DIVA museum has a butler that allows visitors to peek inside various rooms where precious treasures are kept.
Lack of new projects, investment deficit and increasing political risk will hit supply of cobalt, lithium, copper and nickel, key metals for making the batteries that power electric cars.
In a bid to contribute to the much-needed skills development and work experience of disabled people, Atlas Copco South Africa partnered with the Skills Development Corporation (SDC) 12 months ago on 4 April 2017.
New research centre has been established to help reduce the cost of mineral exploration in Australia in order to boost output.
The team placed in every competition category - mucking and surveying, hand steel and jackleg, swede saw and gold panning.
In order to remain competitive and to achieve growth, engineers at firms in South Africa’s engineering, mining and manufacturing sectors need to recognise the role that emotional intelligence plays in business growth and career development. This says leading management systems and assessment tool provider, Thomas International.
German researchers say cobalt-free battery technologies — including post-lithium technologies based on non-critical elements — are the best way to avoid supply issues in the long term.
It is the second time the world-famous mining school has hosted the illustrious event, having previously welcomed some of the world’s best and brightest mining students to Cornwall in 2012. It also sees the games return to the mining landscape where many of the techniques on show were developed.
Using a 3-D layer of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), or silicone, reduces dendrite growth, which makes batteries safer and longer-lasting.
These new programs, which will provide opportunities for both new and existing workers, were developed based on feedback from NORCAT’s global mining partners that identified the need to provide workers with the skills and confidence to implement, operate, and manage emerging technologies that are being adopted by and transforming the global mining industry.
US researchers have found that female mice exposed to mixtures of chemicals used in unconventional oil and gas (UOG) operations during prenatal development had abnormal mammary glands in adulthood. Some even developed pre-cancerous mammary lesions.
The event is a hackathon with a twist, as startups will pitch their mining technologies to senior level executives from Komatsu Japan, USA, and Australia, and then work closely with Komatsu mentors to prototype their model with the multinational manufacturing giant.
A ground-breaking innovation to monitor haul road conditions has been demonstrated by researchers to have the potential to revolutionize the mining industry.
This decision by the Mining Engineering and Management Department will increase research opportunities and funding, and develop critical collaborations.
In the last few years of companies being forced into more cost-saving and efficiency measures have naturally bred innovation.
Research also charts rapid growth of China’s copper use.