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In memory of Dr. Carroll Oliver Brawner “Chuck”

In memory of Dr. Carroll Oliver Brawner “Chuck”

“In memory of Dr. Carroll Oliver Brawner “Chuck”, Professor Emeritus. Chuck was with the Department as a Professor from 1978 until the end of 1994.” Dr. Carroll Oliver Brawner “Chuck” age 90, passed away peacefully at Cedarview Lodge in North Vancouver on September 28th, 2019. Survived by, and lovingly remembered by his wife, Isabella, children […]

24th Annual UBC Mining Alumni Dinner

24th Annual UBC Mining Alumni Dinner

Join UBC Mining students, faculty, and alumni for the 24th Annual UBC Mining Alumni Dinner! Mix and mingle with old friends and new from the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering. Keynote speaker to be announced shortly. KEYNOTE SPEAKER Greg Brouwer, Vice President, Transformation at Teck Resources WHEN Saturday, February 1, 2020 Reception: 6:00 […]

CIM Article on Water and Mining – Nadja and Bern Interviewed

CIM Article on Water and Mining – Nadja and Bern Interviewed

Last August, Centennial Coal in Australia had to transport 725,000 liters of water by rail from one of its mines 40 kilometers down the line to another in a drought-stricken area to avoid having to shut it down. In January, the poor management of waterlogged tailings in Brazil resulted in the deaths of at least […]