October 13, 2016
Corporate Knights has included a piece on one of our Alumni, Benjamin Collins. Website: http://www.corporateknights.com/reports/2016-30-under-30/meet-canadian-top-30-30-2-14763312/ Posted On: October 13, 2016 “Ben has taken conventional mine closure planning practices and given them a major jolt. He worked collaboratively for over a year with the New Gold Mine, the Stk’emlupsemc te Secwepemc Nation and the University of […]
October 6, 2016
Original Post by Barry Wills on October 03, 2016 (http://min-eng.blogspot.ca/) The photo below was taken at the Lifetime Achievement Awards (LTA) Banquet at last month’s IMPC in Quebec. In the centre of the picture are four LTA Award Winners, Profs. Janusz Laskowski (2008), Graeme Jameson (2016), Ponisseril Somasundaran (2016) and Roe-Hoan Yoon (2014), flanked by […]
September 25, 2016
UBC Mining Engineering at MINEXPO Conference in Las Vegas Sept 26 to 28. Visit us at the Las Vegas Convention Centre, South Exhibit Hall, Booth 27312.
September 14, 2016
Originally posted on cim.org: http://www.cim.org/../Can-you-dig-it.aspx Sept/Oct 2016 Can you dig it? UBC PhD candidate develops diggability assessment index By Tom DiNardo The quality of a blast at an open-pit mining operation has huge implications for the mining process that follows. A poor quality blast that is difficult to dig will result in higher power consumption, […]
August 4, 2016
NBK Mining Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Ali Madiseh will be joining the Faculty. Ali’s research has been published in various journals including the Journal of Energy, Applied Energy Journal, Renewable Energy Journal, Applied Thermal Engineering Journal, Heat Transfer Engineering Journal, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy […]
June 17, 2016
Department members joined Janusz and Barbara Laskowski for lunch at Enigma Restaurant to wish him a Happy Birthday.
June 1, 2016
Dr. Scott Dunbar cutting the cake at the reception for the new 2016 grads
April 21, 2016
The UBC Mining Department hosted visitors from China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing.
April 20, 2016
Not every day you see your Mining Prof run by you, accompanied by over 43 000 participants. Professor Dirk Van Zyl, took part in the 2016 Vancouver Sun Run.
March 2, 2016
20 Mining MENG students recently completed their winter field trip to Diavik, Cigar Lake and PCS Allan. Over a 4 day period they flew 10 different legs and visited 3 different mines. A big thank you to Cameco, Rio Tinto/ Dominion Diamond Corp and PotashCorp for hosting our students at your mine sites. This is […]