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Process Mineralogy Course 2017
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:30

The University of Cape Town will be holding a 4 day course in Process Mineralogy, coordinated by the Continuing Professional Development Programme. The course will run 21-24 November 2017 in the Department of Chemical Engineering.

SAIMM Minerals Research Showcase 2017
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 15:00

The inaugural SAIMM Minerals Research Showcase was held 3 and 4 August at Philippi Village in Cape Town. Special guest speakers included Prof Neville Plint, Mr Sello Kekana, Mr Francis Barram and UCT DVC Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng. 

UCT in the top 10 in the world in mining and mineral engineering
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 07:00

The recently released ShanghaiRanking’s Global Rankings of Academic Subjects(GRAS) 2017 has placed UCT in the top 50 in two academic subjects: mining and mineral engineering (8th) and public health (40th). A further two were in the top 100: geography and ecology. Read More on UCT News

Western Cape takes top learner place in Minquiz 2017
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 07:45

The Department of Chemical Engineering was the proud host of the Western Cape provincial round of Minquiz 2017. The Western Cape Provincial organizer Dr Kirsten Corin was ably assisted by an eager team of post-grad volunteers to create a very enjoyable event. The National competition took place 18-19 July 2017 at Mintek Head Office in Randburg. The Western Cape team comprised of learners from SACS, Somerset College, Monument Park and Protea Heights Academy, accompanied by the provincial organizer, Dr Kirsten Corin.   

Mali IMWA 2017
Mali wins 2nd place student presentation at IMWA 2017
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 14:00

PhD student Malibongwe Manono was awarded 2nd place for his presentation at IMWA 2017. His paper involving the potential for recycling of water within minerals processing was very well received and sparked some good conversation from colleagues across the globe. 

Process Mineralogy Book Launch
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:00

Last week saw the Cape Town celebrations of the launch of Process Mineralogy - the latest in the JKMRC Monograph Series in Mining and Mineral Processing. Dr Megan Becker of the CMR, and Drs Elaine Wightman and Cathy Evans of the SMI-JKMRC are the Editors of this seminal text. Process Mineralogy is the culmination of many months of work, by a team of over 50 contributors. The Monograph covers the various tools and techniques used in process mineralogy studies, and their application illustrated in a series of case studies spanning different commodities, unit processes and locations around the world.

Nanji Sheni Famelab Finalist
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:30

Congratulations to Nanji Sheni, Engineer-in-Training in MPD and Tshiamo Legoale, Scientist in SSMB who both progressed to the finals of the FameLab South Africa competition after competing at  the semi-finals which was held at Wits University on 24 March. The 10 finalists were selected from 20 young science communicators across the country. The finals will take place on 19 April 2017 in Johannesburg.

Nanji Sheni South African Famelab Finalist
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:30

Congratulations to Nanji Sheni, Engineer-in-Training in MPD and Tshiamo Legoale, Scientist in SSMB who both progressed to the finals of the FameLab South Africa competition after competing at  the semi-finals which was held at Wits University on 24 March. The 10 finalists were selected from 20 young science communicators across the country. The finals will take place on 19 April 2017 in Johannesburg.

PG Concentrator Training
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:15

CMR Staff and PG students were recently invited to attend a 5 day Advanced Concentrator Training course facilitated by MPTech of the CMR. The course, which covered Mineralogy, Comminution & Classification, Flotation, Sampling and Surveys, is aimed at the advancement of the specialist skills of technical professionals on concentrator operations for process streamlining and optimisation.

Nanji Sheni wins Mintek Heat of FameLab
Nanji Sheni wins Mintek Heat of FameLab
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 15:15

The CMR would like to congratulate Nanji Sheni, who graduated with an MSc in Flotation Chemistry in 2016 and now works at Mintek as an Engineer-in-Training for winning the Mintek Heat of FameLab held today. She will be competing in the semi-finals to be held at Wits University on Friday, 24 March 2017. Good Luck Nanji!

JKSimMet Users Training Course
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 10:45

Metallurgists, Met Managers, equipment supplier engineers and rusty users of modelling and simulation software (also for users of JKSimMet V5 version who need a refresher course on detailed modelling and simulation) Take a look at the Course Flier and download the Registration Form

Zeiss Webinar
Distance no barrier
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 12:00

Recently CMR, CEBER and the Minerals to Metals Initiative (MtM) got together for a virtual seminar with Zeiss in the UK.

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