Experts warn Canada's mining industry faces a looming risk it's not ready to deal with — lack of access to workers with the skills needed in an upswing.
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New software that enables an optimal, streamlined approach to mine plant shutdown scheduling to fast track maintenance was the overall winner at today’s Curtin Commercial Innovation Awards, resulting in $15,000 for its inventors.
The new method is expected to be especially useful in early stages of the condition and could also be used in the treatment of other chronic neurodegenerative diseases.
More than 20,000 tonnes of toxic arsenic trioxide released from the now-shut Giant gold mine wiped out entire populations of algae and invertebrates from lakes nearby, study shows.
The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) is pleased to announce the sponsorship of eight members to attend the 9th annual Emerging Leaders Alliance (ELA) conference, November 9-12, 2016, in Falls Church, VA.
Design of chutes, which are a vital link in any conveyor system, are often an afterthought when designing the main conveyor system.
Study argues it would be cheap and simple to retrain coal workers for solar jobs.
Leading manufacturer offers industry learning experiences.
Recommendations regarding better site investigation procedures, and stricter adherence to tailings management procedures are obvious steps in the right direction.
The Health and Safety Division of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) has issued two white papers authored by industry specialists who share their knowledge, experience and commitment to enhancing health and safety best practices in the workplace.
Judging of the 250 entries in the 2016 Aurecon Bridge Building Competition has begun, with the first of eight judging events around the country commencing today at the Adelaide Judging Day of entries from 13 schools at the Art Gallery of SA.
The company gave 27 University of Toronto mining engineering students a firsthand look at the industry.
With 90% of the iron ore in Europe contained within Northern Sweden, it’s not surprising the Luleå University of Technology is a hub of mining and geological expertise.
Tom Struttmann, Head of Alight Mining Solutions, has been appointed to the Mining Engineering Industry Advisory Committee at the Colorado School of Mines.
The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) is pleased to sponsor a review course to prepare mining and mineral processing engineers who will be taking their licensure examination in the Fall of 2016.
Australia has about 40% of the world's uranium reserves and exports nearly 7,000 tonnes of yellow cake annually.
The Wits Mining Institute (WMI) will house the school’s Digital Mine project – already well advanced in developing a mock mine within the Chamber of Mines building on Wits University’s West Campus – and a college network to develop 21st century skills at artisan and technician level.
Geoscience BC releases comprehensive guide for BC communities on development of direct-use geothermal
Geoscience BC today released its Direct-Use Geothermal Roadmap, a comprehensive guide for communities and businesses to help them evaluate and develop local geothermal energy projects to stimulate economic development and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Eden and Deakin University finalise agreement for ARC-funded research project into use of EdenCrete™ in ultra-high strength concrete to reduce or eliminate steel reinforcing
The ARC grant, funded by the Commonwealth of Australia, will provide a total of A$300,000 over the three year life of the research project.
SRK engineers took time out to enthuse Limpopo learners at the recent Kodumela Bokamosa Youth Development Maths and Science Career Expo.
Prestigious prize celebrates outstanding contribution to economic geology
It is estimated that processing one ton of rare earths these days can generate about 2,000 tons of toxic waste.
Broons is ramping up their commitment to the resources sector by celebrating the official opening of their dedicated research facility at Gillman in South Australia aimed squarely at waste dumps.
Studies underway at Boulby Underground Laboratory, the UK's deep underground science facility, include the analyses of cosmic rays and climate, as well as astrobiology and life in extreme environments.
Mobexx announces that Aegex Technologies LLC has added a mining certificate to its portfolio of global certifications of its Windows 10 Tablet PC for safe use in the world's most hazardous industrial operations.