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Calendar

30/03/2017     17:30:00
Sundowner
Venue: The Kings Arms, Shepherd Market, Mayfair, W1J 7QA Time: 17:30 onwards

06/04/2017     18:00:00
Trends in Aluminium Production
Venue: The Counting House Speaker: Ross Freeman, Managing Consultant, Hatch

07/04/2017     09:00:00
MIME Safety Seminar
The MIMinE is organising its 12th Safety Seminar with technical papers of relevance to the mining and minerals extraction industry. This annual event attracts a diverse audience which includes senior managers, trade unionists, students and apprentices. The event also features company exhibition stands and ample opportunity for delegates to network. Pre-registration is essential for this event. Registration closes 16 March 2017. Registration fee of GBP40 (apprentices and students free). The seminar will be held at the Holiday Inn, Royal Victoria, Victoria Station Road, Sheffiled, S4 7YE. For more information, email office@themime.org.uk

27/04/2017     17:30:00
Sundowner
Venue: The Kings Arms, Shepherd Market, Mayfair, W1J 7QA Time: 17:30 onwards

11/05/2017     09:00:00
The Mining Cycle - State of the Market
MinSouth and Simmons and Simmons will be holding a Masterclass, the first this year in a series which has been running since 2007. Presentations will be made on: Commodity overview and trends Employment trends in the mining sector Public equity markets A miner's perspective These will be followed by a panel discussion. The Masterclass will be followed by a networking lunch. The event will be held at the offices of Simmons and Simmons, City Point 1 Ropemaker Street London EC2Y 9SS Registration will be required, details to follow.

11/05/2017     16:00:00
Geostatistical & Scientific Mineral Resourcing
Organised by MIME and to be held at Knottingley & Mansfield MRS Training. See http://www.themime.org.uk/ for details.

11/05/2017     18:00:00
Innovations, Triumphs, Tragedies and Challenges: A Personal Look Back on 40 Odd Years in the Mining Business
Venue: The Counting House Speaker: Andy Wells, Partner, St. Barbara LLP. Andy Wells is a Partner in Saint Barbara Limited Liability Partnership and also acts as Principal Consultant for Marine Consultants CWA International. After graduating from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College with a degree in Mineral Technology he started his career on the Zambian Copperbelt at Chambishi. Returning to the UK he worked at a tungsten mine and at the polymetallic Sn-Zn-Cu-W mine, Wheal Jane, operated by Rio Tinto, eventually acting as Metallurgical Manager and being part of the management buyout from Rio Tinto. On the closure of Wheal Jane he was asked to rejoin Rio Tinto to troubleshoot the commissioning of their Tin Plant at the Neves Corvo copper mine in Portugal, eventually staying nearly 5 years and becoming Process Manager. For the past 20 years he has acted as an independent consultant with IMC Mackay & Schnellman and now Saint Barbara and CWA International. Andy has particular experience in the undertaking and managing of a wide variety of due diligence assignments, audits and valuations for banking purposes and has signed off documents to London Stock Exchange Main Board and AIM and to Canadian 43-101 standards. He has extensive design and commissioning experience of a broad range of concentration circuits including crushing and screening, grinding, sulphide and oxide flotation, gravity concentration and magnetic separation. Andy also has in depth management experience in metalliferous operations ranging from mining issues related to processing; concentrate shipping and sampling; sales contracts and the integration of good environmental practice into day to day management. He has carried out audits for insurance purposes and detailed optimisation and capacity increase studies for numerous plants. He is a recognised expert in mineral processing, specialising in physical separation processes including gravity and magnetic concentration, oxide and sulphide flotation. He speaks Portuguese well and reads and communicates in Spanish and French. His hobbies are gliding and gardening (both weather permitting). Topics to be touched upon include: > Technical Innovations > Safety and Human Factors > Bulk mineral cargo shipping > Cyclical Nature of the Business > Big Data and other buzzwords

18/05/2017     08:30:00
Golf day
ABMEC Golf/Clay Pigeon Shooting Day and Evening Dinner with Speaker. To be held at Waterton Park Hotel, Walton Hall. Registration required. See http://www.themime.org.uk/ for details.

25/05/2017     17:30:00
Sundowner
Venue: The Kings Arms, Shepherd Market, Mayfair, W1J 7QA Time: 17:30 onwards

15/06/2017     18:00:00
Prestige Lecture
Venue: The Geological Society Burlington House Piccadilly London W1J 0BG Speaker: Colin Hamilton, Head of Commodities, Macquarie Bank To register for this event please follow this link: http://www.minsouth.org.uk/eventregister.asp

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