Current news page for CMR
For updates on the Fire that occurred at Rhodes Memorial and spread to UCT campus on Sunday the 18th of April 2021, please check UCT Communications
On Thursday April 1st, the CMR department gathered at Rhodes Memorial and hiked to the Woodstock Caves.
The European Union Horizon 2020 ITERAMS Consortium have released a short book highlighting some of the outcomes of their work over the past 3 and 1/2 years.
Congratulations to our 2020 CMR Graduates; Sarah Tetlow MSc, Herbert HIll MSc, Temitope Oladele PhD
The MDPI Minerals Special Issue "Water within Minerals Processing" has been announced. Submissions close 30 November 2020 (extended to 14 May 2021).
The Jacana Literary Foundation in partnership with Exclusive Books has announced the winner of the 2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award as none other than the CMR's very own Resoketswe Manenzhe. Another great literary acheivement from Shoki.
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.