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Core Skills for Geoscientists – Brisbane 2018
The second joint AusIMM/AIG ‘Core Skills for Geoscientists’ course was run in Brisbane from 6-10 August. The event had 20 attendees and the interest was such that the course was oversubscribed. People came from Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales as well as the local Queenslanders in attendance. The Exploration Data Centre (EDC) team were a fantastic help loading the core for display and assisting with all logistics (even picking up lunch!). Experience Read More
Discount member offer for MapInfo and Discover online training
The Geoscience Society has negotiated discounted access to interactive online training courses in MapInfo and Discover software, provided by Pitney Bowes Australia. The discounts will apply to any member of AusIMM, but they are particularly relevant to Geoscience Society members. Additional discounts will be available to unemployed members. The courses are usually 2 – 3 hours duration, provided to small groups of participants (minimum 5, maximum 10) at mutually agreed times. They are Read More
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AusIMM invited to participate in Mongolian seminar
Over 50 professionals active in the Mongolian resources sector gathered in Ulaanbaatar on 4-5 June to participate in a workshop on the Mongolian Reporting Code (MRC) – Estimation and Good Practice. The event was organised by the AusIMM in partnership with the Mongolian Professional Institute for Geosciences and Mining (MPIGM), and funded by the Australian Government through the International Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC) program. Participants included senior government Read More
Los Pelambres open pit mine
ICARD-IMWA 2015 conference report
The 10th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage and the International Mine Water Association’s Annual Meeting, ICARD-IMWA 2015, was held in Santiago, Chile from April 21-24. Over 400 delegates from 31 countries attended to hear 186 presentations. The conference, organised by the South American Network for Acid Prevention (SANAP), and the company Gecamin, was chaired by Robert Mayne-Nicholls, CEO of Minera Los Pelambres. The Co-Chairs were Terrence Chatwin, Technical Manager of Read More
Greg McNamara (TESEP) presenting at the Labtech Conference
New resource for science teachers
Science education, especially in areas of Earth science, is currently in decline at primary and secondary education levels within Australia. The Teacher Earth Science Education Program (TESEP) is designed to restore focus on Earth science education by assisting science teachers to deliver Earth and environmental science at all year levels. TESEP have developed nine professional development workshops, collectively entitled 'The Challenging Earth' which are delivered on demand across the Read More
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3rd Australian Mine Rehabilitation Conference
The 3rd Australian Mine Rehabilitation Conference and Workshop (AMR2015) will be held from 17-20 August 2015 in Adelaide, South Australia. The Conference will focus on rehabilitation management and practice in Australia. The C&E members of AusIMM have been given a reduced registration rate for this event. Register before or by 10 July to be eligible for this offer. Delegates must register only online and make arrangements for payment through JKTech. Please note this WORKSHOP Read More