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China University of Mines and Technology (CUMT) Xuzhou

NBK Mining Institute at their recruitment to China University of Mines and Technology (CUMT) Xuzhou.

UBC Mining Engineering Visited Several Universities in China in November 2015

UBC Mining visited  several universities in China in November 2015. Dr. Bern Klein, Mr. Fisher Wang and Ms. Carmen Jensen were on the trip. Dr. Bern Klein is a Faculty Member in Mining Engineering working on Mineral Processing. Mrs. Carmen Jensen is with the MEng Program in Mining Engineering. Mr. Fisher Wang is Graduate Student […]

Young Author Award

Dr. Wenying Liu, a post-doctoral fellow in Norman B Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, wins a Young Author Award for “for one of the best ten technical papers presented by an author younger than 35 years” at the XXVII International Mineral Processing Congress (IMPC), held in Santiago, Chile, October 19-24, 2014.

Online Application for August/September 2015 MENG Program Now Available!

Online Application for August/September 2015 MENG Program Now Available!

The Online Application for the August/September 2015 MENG Program is now available! You can submit your application at:

Tenure Track Position In Mining Engineering

Tenure Track Position In Mining Engineering

The NBKI invites applications for a Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier 2 Assistant or Associate Professor in Mining Engineering. Focus: underground mining, materials handling and excavation. Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Mining, Civil, Geotechnical or a related engineering discipline and eligible for registration with APEGBC. Deadline: November 1, 2014 Anticipated start date: July 1, 2015, negotiable. […]

Dr. Scott Dunbar Chosen as New Head of NBK Mining Engineering

  Dr. Dunbar is currently an Associate Professor and the Acting Head of the Department of Mining Engineering.  Following the completion of his Ph.D. in 1977, he spent the next twenty years of his career in civil and geotechnical engineering consulting before joining the Department of Mining Engineering at UBC in 1997. He was the […]

Turning Waste Into Building Products

  Dr. Michael Hitch was featured in an article of the Vancouver Sun. Turning waste into building products A UBC researcher is working on a way to turn carbon dioxide into cement. “We can actually use it for making bricks and blocks and cement,” said Michael Hitch, professor at UBC’s Norman B. Keevil Institute of […]