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.
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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.
Ashridge Business School ensures its education, consulting and research work is consistent with the principles of sustainable development and this has been helped by its recent work with SGS United Kingdom Ltd in its certification to ISO 50001.
This Institute will help boost the performance of the Moanda Metallurgical Complex
The Colorado School of Mines and MICROMINE partner to develop talented students and teachers within the Geology and Geological Engineering Department
MICROMINE’s Academic Licence Scheme (ALS) provides strategic and multifaceted foundations, which include continued support, learning resources and training materials and access to MICROMINE wider community.
Employment prospects for Australia’s professional geoscientists deteriorated even further in the opening quarter of 2016, driven down by mining’s negativity and dashing hopes for an improvement in the geoscientist employment situation.
Silver nanowires can be used to produce flexible screens in a cheaper, less energy-intensive manner, a new study shows.
The mining groups will begin offering the premiere online professional development program to their members later this year.
The board of trustees said they didn't believe in divesting from the fossil fuel industry until there are competitive and readily available alternatives.
MICROMINE’s Academic Licencing Scheme (ALS) expands into the University of Nevada Reno (UNR) signing a new Academic Agreement
MICROMINE’s Academic Licence Scheme (ALS) works with more than 115 college and university partners around the world to help attract and develop talented students and teachers who can help achieve a more technically proficient global mining workforce.
The new method would allow for specialized plants, which are critical for biodiversity, to be re-established faster around old iron ore mines.
While Queensland's miners axed 22,000 positions between 2013 and 2015, health and community services created new jobs for almost double that number.
They are definitely making more than those working in forestry, manufacturing, finance and construction.
A one-of-a-kind field school that provides myriad benefits to University of Saskatchewan (U of S) graduate students and the Stó:lō people of British Columbia has been recognized by the American Society of Applied Anthropology, earning the prestigious Robert A. Hackenberg Memorial Award for 2016.
Northern College has pledged to the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship’s (NACCE), an organization dedicated to creating economic vitality through entrepreneurship.
SME data confirms rise in number of degrees conferred by U.S. schools
Colorado School of Mines ranked world’s best university in inaugural ranking
Fresh research shows a new role for bacteria in cycling platinum group metals in soils and sediments, offering a better understanding of how to search for them.