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Congratulations 2016 Graduates!

Dr. Scott Dunbar cutting the cake at the reception for the new 2016 grads
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 1, 2017 @2:27 pm

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CIM Conference 2016

UBC Mining will be at the CIM Conference, May 1 to 4 in Vancouver.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 1, 2017 @2:27 pm

UBC Mining Hosts Delegates from China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing

The UBC Mining Department hosted visitors from China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 1, 2017 @2:27 pm

Dirk, 2016 Sun Run
Professor Dirk Van Zyl, taking part in the 2016 Vancouver Sun Run
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.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 1, 2017 @2:27 pm

Diamonds, Uranium and Potash
Group Photo on arrival at Diavik with plane
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 […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 1, 2017 @2:27 pm

UBC Mining MENG program prepares students in the Oyu Tolgoi Talent Pipeline

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 […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 1, 2017 @2:27 pm

SPE Paper Competition

We are proud to announce that 10 of our students have had their abstracts accepted for the 2016 Society of Petroleum Engineers Paper Contest, a national student paper competition at Memorial University later this Spring. They were shortlisted from a group of 16. They consisted of graduate students as well as eight undergrads. Information on […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: February 25, 2016 @1:41 pm

Mining Games 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 […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 1, 2017 @2:29 pm

THE 2016 MINING ENGINEERING RESEARCH TRIP UPDATE

The graduating class of 2016 have launched a travel blog for the research trip in Chile. Over the next few weeks, we will regularly update it as the details of our trip are finalized. Throughout the trip, we will be update the world on our daily activities along with photographs. Follow our blog here: https://ubcmining2016grads.wordpress.com/ […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 1, 2017 @2:29 pm

20th Annual UBC Mining Alumni Dinner
20th Annual UBC Mining Alumni Dinner. Photos by Kellan Higgins.
On Saturday January 30, 2016, UBC Mining students, faculty, and alumni joined together for the 20th Annual UBC Mining Alumni Dinner.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 1, 2017 @2:29 pm

UBC Mining at the AME BC Roundup Conference

Be sure to visit our booth (Booth 204) at the UBC Mining at the AME BC Roundup Conference.    
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 1, 2017 @2:29 pm

Support the 2016 Mining Engineering Research Trip
Mining Trip Fund Raising
  The tradition of the UBC Mining Graduate Research Trip began in 2005 with a trip to Brazil involving less than 15 students. Since then, hundreds of graduating students have traveled to Greece, Poland, Indonesia, Turkey, Spain, and Australia, receiving first-hand experience in international mining communities.   By making a gift to support this trip, you will […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 1, 2017 @2:29 pm

Annual Mining Alumni Dinner 2016

As UBC marks its Centennial year, Mining Engineering celebrates its 100th anniversary as a founding department within Applied Science! Join UBC Mining students, faculty, and alumni on Saturday January 30, 2016, for the 20th Annual UBC Mining Alumni Dinner. Mix and mingle with friends old and new from the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, with keynote […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: December 16, 2015 @7:03 pm

UBC Mining is currently in China visiting several universities

UBC Mining is currently in China visiting several Universities Dr. Bern Klein, Mr. Fisher Wang and Ms. Carmen Jensen are on the trip. Itinerary: Monday, Nov 2-  CUMT Beijing, Beijing Tuesday, Nov 3-  Northeastern University, Shenyang Wednesday, Nov 4- USTL, Anshan Friday, Nov 6- USTB, Beijing   You can download a copy of the brochure […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: November 3, 2015 @8:16 am

100 Years: UBC

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first day of classes, the UBC community came together to recreate the iconic 'UBC' photo taken at the end of the Great Trek in 1922.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: October 7, 2015 @3:36 pm

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Masters of Engineering (MENG) Now Accepting Applications

The Masters of Engineering (MENG) Program will begin accepting applications for August/September 2016 on October 1, 2015.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 30, 2015 @7:52 pm

SAG ’15 Conference
SAG 2015 Conference
By any standards the Semi-Autogenous and High Pressure Grinding Technology (SAG) conferences are very important events on the comminution calendar. Essentially operators' conferences, this was the 6th in the series, which was initiated in 1989, and has always been held in Vancouver, the previous one in 2011. This year's event was held over four days, from September 20-23 at the Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront, and was organised by the SAG Conference Foundation, a Canadian registered non-profit organisation.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 28, 2015 @12:59 pm

Michael Hitch Gives Guest Lecture at ISM

SME's student chapter at the Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad, organized a guest lecture by Michael Hitch PG, PE, on April 14, 2015. Hitch is an associate professor of mining engineering at the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, University of British Columbia.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 23, 2015 @8:22 pm

UBC Mining Careers

Two new positions are open to applicants: Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Mineral Process Control & Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Mining Engineering
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: June 9, 2015 @6:16 pm

CIM in Montreal 2015
CIM 2015
We are at the CIM in Montreal until Tues May 12. Find us at booth 405.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: May 11, 2015 @9:34 am

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