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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 […]

Upcoming Alumni Reception at the CIM Conference, Tonight!

UBC Mining would like to invite Mining and Mineral Processing Alumni to join us for an exclusive reception during the CIM conference in Vancouver to reconnect, mingle, and meet with alumni from the Mining Engineering program at UBC. Please see the APSC website for further details and to register.