AusIMM Metallurgical Society

AusIMM Metallurgical Society Distinguished Lecture Series
Guest Speaker - Professor Geoffrey Blainey AC, Tuesday 28 August 2018, Brisbane [caption id="attachment_13878" align="alignleft" width="150"] Professor Geoffrey Blainey AC[/caption] To celebrate the AusIMM’s 125 year anniversary, the AusIMM Metallurgical Society G D Delprat Lecture will be delivered by preeminent historian Professor Geoffrey Blainey. Geoffrey Blainey is one of Australia's most significant historians. His impeccably researched presentations delivered with humour, Read More
Revitalised AusIMM Chartered Professional Accreditation Program
Are you competent, current and qualified? The AusIMM Chartered Professional Accreditation Program was relaunched in January 2018 and is a program purpose built for the resources sector and underpinned by the AusIMM Royal Charter. AusIMM Chartered Professional’s (CPs) are highly regarded amongst industry for their adherence to the AusIMM Code of Ethics and their participation in a formal Professional Development program. Each CP has been assessed by their peers as showing competency Read More
Notes from the Metallurgical Society
Hi all, welcome to our latest edition for the AusIMM Metallurgical Society (MetSoc) newsletter. AusIMM Mill Operators’ Conference The 14th AusIMM Mill Operators’ Conference is rapidly approaching and promises to be one of the largest Mill Operators’ conferences yet. Celebrating 40 years since this highly successful conference started, the conference will be hosted in Brisbane from the 29-31 August. The committee is pleased to welcome esteemed keynote presentations from Emeritus Professor Read More
JKMRC Friday morning seminars showcase the latest developments in sustainable mining
The Sustainable Minerals Institute’s Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (SMI JKMRC) Friday Seminars are an institution to SMI JKMRC staff, students, friends, alumni and minerals industry guests. The prestigious seminar series started in the 1970s, initially chaired by Prof Alban Lynch, and has been going ever since. During academic semesters, every Friday at 9 am the SMI JKMRC lecture theatre fills up with students, researchers, emeritus professors and eminent members of the Read More
Call for papers – Seventh International Conference on Semi-autogenous & High Pressure Grinding Technology 2019
The 7th International Conference on Semi-Autogenous and High Pressure Grinding Technology will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on September 22nd to September 26th, 2019. Abstract submission is now open. For more information visit the SAG Website at The theme of the SAG 2019 Conference is (R)Evolution. Read More
April 2018
Developments in metallurgy
In this special series of articles, we asked some of our AusIMM professional societies and networks for their industry insights. The following is a collection of thoughts from our professionals on how practices have developed over the past 125 years. Is there a single event that defined the beginning of this technical discipline in Australasia? In Australasia, modern metallurgy as a discipline arguably began with the development of the flotation process for lead and zinc ores that Read More