Local Society for the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining in SE England
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Venue: The Kings Arms, Shepherd Market, Mayfair, W1J 7QA Time: 17:30 onwards
Undersea Mining Technology
Stef Kapusniak, SMD and UMS, underwater mining. Dr Kapusniak was formerly the Project Director for SMD, responsible for delivery of the three Nautilus mining machines and their associated launch, recovery and deck-based power and control systems. His background includes statutory management of conventional mines in Australia and direction of a number of large construction joint ventures. He is currently the Technical Manager of the EU-funded VAMOS! Project. This project involves the design, build and testing of an underwater prototype mining vehicle, a launch and recovery vessel and an Autonomous Support Vehicle. The equipment has been built and operated at its first inland underwater test site. The Counting House, Cornhill, London. Refreshments afterwards with a cash bar
Geometallurgy is regarded as the process of understanding a mineral deposit in terms of its structure and properties with a view to establishing and optimising its economic value. Geometallurgy 2017 will bring together experts from academia and industrial research institutes, practitioners from operating mines, consultants and contractors, as well as industry bodies, with the aim of increasing the understanding and sustainable extraction of mineral assets. The conference will be held at IOM3, 297 Euston Road, London, and will feature opportunities for networking within the programme, as well as a conference dinner. For full details a registration please go to https://www.iom3online.org/iom/frontend/reg/thome.csp?pageID=396695&eventID=759&traceRedir=2&eventID=759.
MIMinE Annual Safety Seminar
The Midland Institute of Mining Engineers is holding its annual safety seminar at the Holiday Inn, Sheffield. An excellent line up of speakers planned and the preliminary programme is now available at the MIMinE website. Registration is required and forms can be downloaded from http://www.themime.org.uk/events/ Students or Young Members may be eligible for grant aid, so they should request a Grant Application Form from MIMinE. All applicants will be considered.
Continuation of event from 13 December.
YPLC National Final
Time to be confirmed. Venue: The Armourers' Hall, London
Sue Struthers The Counting House, Cornhill, London.
Dom Roberts - reopening a lead-zinc mine in Bosnia. IOM3, 297 Euston road, London.