NASA's Lunabotics Mining Competition will be held for the fourth time from May 20-24 at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This year, 50 teams from universities all over the world will take part in […]
Education Mining News
From May 4 to 17, the seventh annual PDAC Student-Industry Mineral Exploration Workshop (S-IMEW) will take place in Sudbury. The workshop offers students an opportunity to learn about different aspects in the field of exploration. […]
As reported on adelaidenow.com.au, construction of the new Mining and Engineering Centre for TAFE SA at Regency Park has started. The project includes not only a new building for automotive and geoscience studies but also […]
Canada Newswire reports that a new research program will be launched by the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) and Polytechnique Montréal. The new Research Institute on Mining and Environment (RIME) is sponsored by several […]
As reported on Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, the Fiji Higher Education Commission (FHEC) will be offering mining courses to meet the higher demand of mine workers due to the expected growth of Fiji's mining industry. […]
As reported on Futurity.org, scientists at the University of Arizona are developing an interactive computer game to train miners in handling dangerous situations. The game is supposed to prepare mine workers for a case of […]
Roxy Downs Sun reports that a study, conducted by the National Centre for Vocational Education Reasearch (NCVER), shows that Australian miners invested in the training and education of Australians to work in the industry. According […]
As reported on forbes.com, a poker evening at PDAC in March in Toronto raised $2.7M for Mining4Life. The money goes to the SickKids Foundation, SickKids International (SKI) and BC Children's Hospital Foundation. The Mining4Life […]
As herald-dispatch.com reports, the University of West Virginia will conduct a study about the risk of drilling and mining near dams and reservoirs. The researchers will, amongst others, collaborate with the University of British Columbia. […]
Northern Ontario Business reports that the Northern College and the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at the Queen's University in Kingston have signed an agreement. The goal is to offer a Mining Engineering Degree […]
Technology is having a profound impact on the nature of the skilled trades, apprenticeship training and journeyperson skills requirements, a report released today by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum – Forum canadien sur l’apprentissage (CAF-FCA) advises. […]
BDlive reports that the University of the Witwatersrand has developed a membrane based on nanotechnology that can filter acid mine water. The Wits School of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering partnered with a NASA professor for […]
As reported on canadianminingjournal.com, the Minerals Education Coalition (MEC) recently launched its new website www.mineralseducationcoalition.org. The Coalition includes SME's (Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration) K-12 Education and Public Awareness and Outreach Program. The Minerals […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM RIO TINTO, 08 MARCH 2013: Diavik Diamond Mines Inc., in partnership with the Yellowknife Community Foundation, is pleased to announce the establishment of the Diavik Community Scholarship Fund. With an initial donation […]
CIM Magazine Editor Peter Braul sits down with Jack Caldwell, EduMine author and presenter, mine closure expert, and blogger, and talks about leaving a mining legacy to be proud of. Among other topics, Jack talks to Peter about why he blogs openly about issues the mining industry faces, and the drivers for good post-closure practices.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 6 March 2013: Leading provider of intuitive software solutions to the mining and exploration industry, MICROMINE (UK), has awarded a £1,000 bursary to an undergraduate geology student from the University of Leicester as part of the annual MICROMINE Student Bursary Programme. The 2013 recipient is Matthew Booth, a third-year student in Leicester’s MGeol Applied and Environmental Geology course.
The West Australian reports that after the agreement between a mining contractor, an education company and the State Government, the plan to build an academy for mine workers training at the Muresk Institute near Northam […]
Miningweekly.com reports that South Africa's Science and Technology Minister, Derek Hanekom, said that the country must invest in research and development (R&D) in the mining and minerals sector. The R&D investment of the last years […]
According to the annual Mining Executive Insights survey conducted by Ventyx, the top priority for the participating mining companies was the safety of their workforce. The survey reflects the opinion of 374 mining companies and […]
As reported on miningweekly.com, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in South Africa will be offering free training courses for its members. The project, which is funded by the Mineworkers Investment Trust (MIT), is to […]
The Northern Star reports that the Southern Cross University in Australia plans a research project on the impacts of coal seam gas mining on surface water, groundwater and the atmosphere. The Northern Rivers Regional Organisation […]
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Stockhouse.com reports that one of the speakers at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference will be talking about mining platinum and other rare metals from asteroids. The two-day conference starts on Sunday, January 20. Tickets for […]
As reported on the Fraser Coast Chronicle, a new 10-week course for Fraser Coast's indigenous job seekers will be offered by Energy Skills Queensland (ESQ) to help them find a job in the resources sector. […]
IAMGOLD funds position at Laurentian University in Sudbury with $1.25M investment.