Nanji Sheni South African Famelab Finalist
Mon, 27 Mar 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
Mon, 27 Mar 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
Tue, 14 Mar 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
Fri, 03 Feb 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
Mon, 21 Nov 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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RICSHAW team meet at IMPC 2016
BRICS Multilateral Pilot call for 2016: RICSHAW team meet at IMPC 2016
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 - 13:15

The BRICS Multilateral Pilot Call is a joint proposal developed under the theme of Water Management. ICEMR-RAS (Russia), IISc (India), BGRIMM (China) and CMR-UCT (South Africa) have partnered in an attempt to understand the effect of water quality on flotation outcomes. Members of the RICSHAW project team met at the IMPC 2016 to wish each other success with the proposal and begin what are sure to be a fruitful collaborations.

IMPC 2016 Booth
IMPC 2016 Expo
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 - 13:15

The Centre for Minerals Research hosted a booth at the XXVIII International Minerals Processing Congress Expo in Quebec City, Canada, 11-13 September 2016.

Jestos Young Author
IMPC 2016 Young Author Award for CMR PhD candidate Jestos Taguta
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 - 13:00

Jestos Taguta, a PhD candidate in the Centre for Minerals Research, was awarded one of ten young author awards at the recent XXVIII International Mineral Processing Congress.

NRF/AF Logos
Bridging North to South
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 - 13:00

Through funding gained from the National Research Foundation of South Africa (NRF) / Academy of Finland (AF) Science and Technology Research Collaboration, the “Bridging North to South” project will be performed as a collaboration between the Department of Material Science and Engineering at Aalto University, Finland, and the Centre for Minerals Research at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. The project aims to outline research protocols for evaluation and implementation of closed water circuits in mineral concentrators, to achieve zero emission plants.

Tamzon Jacobs
Treasures of the earth
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 - 13:00

Fresh from graduation with her MSc, Tamzon Jacobs chatted with UCT Daily news about herself, her family and her journey to her MSc. Read her story

Comparative Statistics and Experimental Design Course
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 - 09:45

Tim Napier-Munn presents Comparative Statistics and Experimental Design, 9-11 May, Protea Hotel Hunters’ Rest, Rustenburg.

Unearthed Hackathon 2016
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 - 14:15

UCT instrumental in the success of South Africa’s first ‘Unearthed Hackathon’ for the Mining Industry held from 5 – 7th Feb at Workshop 17