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 

CANCELLED - JKSimMet V6.1.Course March 2016
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 - 10:00

The course will be running at the Atlantic Imbizo, 9th – 15th March 2016.  Early Bird closes 10th February.

UCT Process Mineralogy Course
Mon, 07 Dec 2015 - 14:00

The course ran from 24 - 27 November and was coordinated by the Continuing Professional Development Programme.

UCT Process Mineralogy Course
Mon, 07 Dec 2015 - 12:15

Delegates representing a variety of disciplines, ages, nationalities (including 4 different continents) and experience were all recently challenged to engage with process mineralogy from a ‘new perspective’ on the UCT Continuing Professional Development Process Mineralogy short course from 24-27 November 2015.

UCT-UQ Flotation Day
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 - 11:00

The Flotation team within the CMR hosted the 2nd biennial joint meeting between themselves and the Flotation team from the University of Queensland, Australia.

JKSimMet Training Course: Zambia - February 2016
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 - 10:15


Mineral Processing Plant Simulation, Optimisation & Design
using JKSimMet™ Mineral Processing Simulator
15th – 19th February 2016
Kitwe, Zambia

JKSimMet V6.1. release in August
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 - 09:00

We know you have probably heard whispers about this in the hallway already. Sorry we've kept you waiting. It has been a few months of hard work by our JKTech programming geniuses, but we are now proud to announce the imminent August release of JKSimMet Version 6.1!

Mine to Mill Course: 4-5 July 2015
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - 13:15

The objective of this workshop is to increase the awareness and communication between mining engineers and metallurgists to work collaboratively to improve the overall profitability of their operations.

QEMSCAN - New machine a boon to minerals research
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 - 13:00

Extracting valuable minerals from ore becomes increasingly difficult as the quality of ore steadily declines. Enter QEMSCAN (Quantitative Evaluation of Minerals by Scanning Electron Microscopy), a new acquisition by UCT's Centre for Minerals Research, that is able to identify valuable minerals in ore of such low quality that it was previously thought of as sub-economic.

Welcome event for CMR postgraduate students
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 - 12:30

The Centre for Minerals Research (CMR) officially welcomed all their new and returning postgraduate students on Friday 31st January.

New QEMSCAN 650F for automated mineralogy installed at the CMR
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 - 12:00

The Centre for Minerals Research (CMR) at the University of Cape Town has just completed their installation and training on a new R14 million FEI QEMSCAN 650F for automated mineralogy. The instrument was funded by the South African National Research Foundation (NRF) National Equipment Programme and the Centre for Minerals Research.