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The CMR proudly congratulates our new graduates who received their degrees in yesterdays Graduation Ceremony.
On the 15th of November 2019, following a successful MEI Flotation 19 conference, UCT hosted the third UQ-UCT-CSU Flotation Forum. 16 researchers from the three universities presented high quality research. For the first time, an award was given to the most Innovative project and this was awarded to UCT PhD student Resoketswe Manenzhe.
The Western Cape branch of the Southern African Institute for Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM Western), recently held its Minerals Research Showcase. It’s a student-organised conference where postgraduates from the University of Cape Town, Stellenbosch University, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, and the University of Western Cape get to showcase their research. This year marked the 37th time the conference has been held, although only the second time in its current student-led biannual format.
The CMR very proudly congratulates Resoketswe Manenzhe on being awarded 1st place in the 2019 Writivism Unbreakable Bonds Short Story Competition.
The University of Cape Town will be holding a 2 day course in the Introducing Sustainability Thinking into Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy course takes place on 18-19 November 2019 in the Department of Chemical Engineering.
This course covers different operations in mineral processing and extractive metallurgy with a focus on running sustainable mineral processing and extractive metallurgy operations. The course will run accompanied with a narrative on how achieving processes embedded in sustainability principles could see the mining and mineral processing industry which is often perceived to be linear, being run to advance principles of a circular economy.
The CMR very proudly congratulates Resoketswe Manenzhe for being awarded First Runner Up in the June 2019 Collins Elesiro Literary Prize.
The CMR proudly welcomes our very own Dr Malibongwe Manono as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering as of 1 July 2019.
The CMR very proudly congratulates Resoketswe Manenzhe on being awarded 2nd place for Cape Town's very first Falling Walls Lab held at UCT on 17 May 2019.
The CMR very proudly congratulates Resoketswe Manenzhe on being Shortlisted for the 2019 Writivism Unbreakable Bonds Short Story Prize.
CMR flew it's banner high at the UCT Open Day, entertaining the next generation of Engineers
Professor Cyril O’Connor and Dr Belinda McFadzean visited Central South University in Changsha, China, from 9-12 April 2019 to present a short course entitled “Current Progress in Minerals Processing”.
The CMR proudly congratulates Dr Margreth Tadie on being awarded a FLAIR (Future Leaders – African Independent Research) research fellowship. Dr Tadie is a CMR graduate, now a lecturer at Stellenbosch University.