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, […]
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 26, 2016
UBC Mining will be at the CIM Conference, May 1 to 4 in Vancouver.
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 […]
February 25, 2016
Tugsbuyan Tsedenbaljir (featured on the front cover of Rio Tinto’s Employee Magazine Spirit) is an MENG student who graduated in 2014 from our program. Tugsbuyan began his mining career with an Oyu Tolgoi scholarship before receiving further support to study for a Master’s degree in mining engineering at the University of British Columbia. After an […]
February 25, 2016
UBC Mining hosted and won the 2016 Canadian Mining Games giving us a great opportunity to showcase the department and campus to students and industry visitors from across Canada. This event brought together close to 200 people to compete in 21 different technical competitions for the Mining Industry. The UBC Mining Team was made up […]