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In conversation with Janusz Laskowski

In conversation with Janusz Laskowski

first met Prof. Janusz Laskowski at the 1988 IMPC in Stockholm, and have caught up with him at every IMPC, apart from Moscow, since then, as well as occasional SMEs, and at MEI’s flotation conferences; he was a keynote speaker at Flotation ’15 in Cape Town. Janusz is Professor Emeritus of mineral processing at the […]

Carlos da Costa is the recipient of an SFU teaching award!

Carlos da Costa is the recipient of an SFU teaching award!

On behalf of the Teaching and Awards Committee at Simon Fraser University, we proudly feature Carlos da Costa in the Teaching Honour Roll for 2018-19, representing the top 10% of teaching evaluations by students in pre-business, and small and large undergraduate and graduate business courses, corrected for small sample sizes. Faculty members have been recognized […]

Brazil To Deploy Smart Sensors To Monitor Water Levels At Deadly Mining Dams

Brazil To Deploy Smart Sensors To Monitor Water Levels At Deadly Mining Dams

The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais – the site of two recent disastrous tailings dams disasters – has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with technology firm Inmarsat providing to provide smart monitoring for the dams. Inmarsat and the Brazilian state will explore several options to “achieve improved awareness and transparency of the tailings dams in […]

Precious Resources

Precious Resources

A new program for Tahltan First Nation youth seeks to involve them in the sustainable development of their ancestral land. In August 2014, the tailings pond at the Mount Polley mine site failed, spilling millions of litres of highly polluted mining waste into Polley Lake and raising the level by 1.5 metres. The slurry continued […]

UBC Students Featured as rising stars on the APSC newsletter

UBC Students Featured as rising stars on the APSC newsletter

Jakob Gattinger – https://apsc.ubc.ca/spotlight/jakob-gattinger Kwan Fung – https://apsc.ubc.ca/spotlight/kwan-fung Nathan Skubovius – https://apsc.ubc.ca/spotlight/nathan-skubovius Veronica Knott – https://apsc.ubc.ca/spotlight/veronica-knott Plus our Sessional Instructor Carlos da Costa is mentioned in the article – FEATURE: Mining for Millennials

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