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Launch of the International Caving Research Network (ICaRN)

Launch of the International Caving Research Network (ICaRN)

The Deans of the Faculty of Applied Science and the Faculty of Science at The University of British Columbia, together with the Head of Mining Engineering, the Head of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, the Director of Geological Engineering, and the Director of the Mineral Deposit Research Unit, are pleased to announce the formation of […]

Alumni Dinner Reminder!

Alumni Dinner Reminder!

A reminder that the Annual Alumni Dinner will be taking place this Saturday (February 1) at the Fairmont Waterfront (900 Canada Place Way) in the Makenzie Room. There will be a reception at 6.00 and the meal starts at 7.00. It is on one of the banquet room one floor down from the lobby (reached […]

Science expands mining-sector prospects

Science expands mining-sector prospects

If you have a mine company with a tailings pond full of coal slurry or a coal deposit that is no longer economic, there could still be value in it. It may contain enough rare earth elements to make it worth processing. And if you have a nickel, diamond or platinum mine, you might be […]

Students’ zero unusable waste idea wins first EY Future of Mining challenge

Students’ zero unusable waste idea wins first EY Future of Mining challenge

Multidisciplinary student teams from the University of British Columbia were invited to solve the top challenges identified in the 2020 edition of EY Canada Top 10 business risks and opportunities https://magazine.cim.org/en/news/2019/students-zero-unusable-waste-idea-wins-first-ey-future-of-mining-challenge/