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Winner of Carnegie Mineralogical Award–W. Lesley Presmyk

The Carnegie Mineralogical Award honors outstanding contributions in mineralogical preservation, conservation and education.

Gemcom Opens New Office in Indonesia

PERTH, Australia and JAKARTA, Indonesia – June 22, 2010 – Gemcom Software International Inc., the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions, today announced that it will open an office in Jakarta, Indonesia on […]

Realistic Simulation Accelerates Safety Evaluation of Mine Designs

Global mining company achieves significant productivity gains with 3-D mine models developed with Abaqus finite element analysis software. In a step change beyond traditional processes, Abaqus finite element analysis (FEA) software from SIMULIA (the Dassault […]

Australia increases leadership in mining education

The University of Adelaide is the latest tertiary institution to join the groundbreaking education joint venture, Mining Education Australia (MEA). Formed in July 2006 with three of Australia’s top universities, The University of New South Wales, Curtin University and The University of Queensland, MEA is a world first in undergraduate education. The joint venture provides [...]

Contract miner fills gap for highly skilled mining personnel

The provision of highly skilled personnel for the array of mining engineering and infrastructure-build operations at mines is the driver of the contract mining industry, states mining contractor Shaft Sinkers corporate services director Tom Pietrzak. […]

Prof William Chavez Conference: SE Europe Geoscience Foundation in co-operation with the Society of Economic Geologists

SEEGF is holding a two day conference with the SEG International Exchange Lecturer, Professor William X Chavez in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 16 and 17.┬áChavez has an international research reputation and is a very engaging lecturer. […]

McIntosh Engineering has signed a letter of intent to join Stantec

It gives us great pleasure to announce that McIntosh Engineering has signed a letter of intent to join Stantec, a professional engineering and design services firm with approximately 9,000 employees, operating out of more than […]

Camborne School of Mines sees growth

In the UK, the University of Exeter has appointed Professor Frances Wall as Head of Camborne School of Mines (CSM). The first woman to lead CSM in its 120 year history, Professor Wall replaces Professor Robert Pine, who is retiring after six years as Head. She will lead a growing department at a significant point [...]