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1st Korea-Canada Joint Committee Meeting (JCM) on Science, Technology and Innovation.

Maria Holuszko, professor from mining engineering was invited as a part of the Canadian delegation which consisted of representatives from Global Affairs Canada, National Research Council, academic and industry experts. Maria participated in the round table discussion on Clean Resources development.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: February 5, 2018 @12:17 pm

22nd annual Alumni Dinner Pictures

The department celebrated its 22nd annual Alumni Dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel on January 27, 2018. We had an attendance of over 150 students, staff, faculty, industry guests and alumni, including James Olson, the Interim Dean of Applied Science. The keynote speaker was Alf Hills, former CEO and President of Kobex Minerals and a […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: January 31, 2018 @3:21 pm

CIM Distinguished Lecture

Brief biography and lecture description Martin Wacker Marty is Principal Engineer at Cameco Corporation. He is a mechanical engineer with over 30 years of experience in design, project engineering and management in the mining and manufacturing industries. He is recognized for his lead role in developing Cigar Lake’s unique ground freezing and water jet mining […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: January 17, 2018 @4:23 pm

2017 Most Downloaded Paper Award for RCR

Amit Kumar, PhD student was awarded the 2017 Most Downloaded Paper Award for the paper entitled “E-waste: An overview on generation, collection, legislation and recycling practices”. Read Now
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: January 10, 2018 @2:52 pm

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UBC Department of Mining Alumni Dinner | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Event Details When Saturday, January 27, 2018 Reception: 6:00pm Dinner: 7:00pm Where Four Seasons Hotel 791 West Georgia Street Vancouver, BC Dress Cocktail Tickets Register Alumni/Industry/Guest: $75 Student: $35 Your RSVP is requested by January 19th Join UBC Mining students, faculty, and alumni on Saturday, January 27, 2018, for the 22nd Annual UBC Mining Alumni […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: January 17, 2018 @11:24 am

Special Issue “Water Stewardship in Mining Regions”

Water is one of the most significant issues facing the global mining sector. Communities are increasingly concerned about the water-related impacts of mining projects. Companies face business risks due to water scarcity and flooding events, while social opposition has compromised industry expansion. Governments are under growing pressure to strengthen regulation of the sector and to […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: December 22, 2017 @4:01 pm

Joint Diploma in Water and Mining!

Click here to learn more about the PUCP diploma.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: December 22, 2017 @2:26 pm

Veronica Knott – Engineers Canada Awards

Veronica Knott, third year student in Mining Engineering was featured in the program, one of three generations of women engineers – all 2017 recipients of Engineers Canada Awards – who have experience making their way in a profession long dominated by men. View video
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: October 10, 2017 @1:43 pm

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A gold mine of garbage

After spending several decades working on mineral processing solutions for the coal mining industry, Maria Holuszko, a professor at the Unversity of British Columbia, is focusing increasingly on finding value in waste. She is a proponent of urban mining extracting mineral value from consumer waste streams – and is now applying her expertise in mineral […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 27, 2017 @12:46 pm

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Harvesting heat from mine water

Mining is one of the most energy intensive industries in the world, leaving operators exposed to unpredictable and expensive energy markets. A new study from the Earth/Mine Energy Research Group (EMERG), comprising researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and McGill University, makes the case that mines can reduce their reliance on fossil fuels […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: August 24, 2017 @1:04 pm

The Millennial

Mohammad Babaei is passionate about developing and implementing innovative, digital technologies for the mining industry and has achieved quite a lot for someone who is still a couple of years away from turning 30. As a consultant and researcher, he has completed a doctorate in mining engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC), published […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: July 11, 2017 @1:25 pm

Geoscience BC Announces 2017 Scholarship Winners

Geoscience BC today announced that seven outstanding post-graduate students have been selected to receive 2017 Geoscience BC Scholarship Awards granted as part of the earth science research organization’s commitment to support the next generation of geoscientists. The scholarships, valued at $5,000 each, are awarded each year to post-graduate students working on a British Columbia-based mineral […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: October 10, 2017 @1:43 pm

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Alexa Dumaine is this year’s recipient of the CIM MES-COSMO Scholarship!

We are delighted to announce that the 2017 CIM MES-COSMO Scholarship recipient is Alexa Dumaine who is a 3rd year student within the Bachelor of Applied Science programme at the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at the University of British Columbia. She is currently completing her co-op work term at Albian Sands in […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: May 3, 2017 @9:54 am

UBC Mining Engineering is at the CIM Convention in Montreal, April 30-May 3, 2017

UBC Mining Engineering is at the CIM Convention in Montreal, April 30-May 3, 2017. Our booth is #1624
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: May 1, 2017 @10:32 am

Congratulations to Veronica Knott for winning the Wendy Mcdonald Women to Watch Award!

Veronica Knott is a current student at the University of British Columbia pursuing a degree in Mining and Mineral Processing from the Faculty of Applied Science. Veronica serves as one of three student members of the UBC Board of Governors, overseeing the non-academic governance of the $2.2 billion organization. Veronica is currently in her second […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: April 20, 2017 @4:22 pm

Video from last years successful Geering Up program

Mining 3rd year student Levi Engels on a summer internship with Geering Up UBC Engineering & Science for Kids. The Northern Outreach Program provided fly-in workshops with the Tsay Keh Dene First Nation and Kwadacha Nation communities located roughly 500 kilometres north of Prince George. The workshops were extremely well-received, and with the support of […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: April 19, 2017 @4:59 pm

Daniel Lim and Brandon Johnson recognized for placing 1st and 2nd in the National Society of Petroleum Engineers report competition in APSC

Daniel Lim and Brandon Johnson placed 1st and 2nd respectively in the National Society of Petroleum Engineers report competition held at UBC on March 25.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: April 5, 2017 @12:24 pm

UBC Storm the Wall 2017!

The Mining staff/faculty team did Storm the Wall. We can safely say that we were in the top 4 for staff/faculty teams (as there were only 4 staff/faculty teams). The team consisted of Bern Klein, Andrea Arduini, Dawn Mills, Malcolm MacLachlan, Bruce Marshall.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: March 31, 2017 @12:28 pm

UBC wins first place at the 27th annual Canadian Mining Games
UBC Mining Games
Scoresheet: 2017_CMG_Results As many of you may have heard, last weekend was the 27th Canadian Mining Games hosted at the University of Toronto. Our UBC Team was excited coming off our win at last year’s Mining Games, even though a majority of our team graduated. And we are excited to announce that despite a young […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 1, 2017 @2:26 pm

Pictures of UBC Alumni Dinner

UBC Alumni Dinner. 2017
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 1, 2017 @2:26 pm