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More Women Are Needed in Technical and Trades Professions

On March 7, the day before International Women’s Day, both the Financial Times and Australian Mining ran stories profiling the successes of women in technical and trades positions: Cornelia Holtzhausen, a former underground miner who has risen through the ranks and is now general manager of the Thabazimbi Mine, and Emma Gibson, a heavy machinery mechanic (“South Africa mining sector offers women fast-track careers” and “HVTC lady tradie inspires others this International Women’s Day”)…

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International Heap Leach Conference 2013

Online registration is open for the International Heap Leach Conference 2013, coming up this September 22-25 in Vancouver, BC! Organized by InfoMine in partnership with the University of British Columbia’s NBK Institute of Mining Engineering, and the Department of Materials Engineering, Heap Leach 2013 will provide a forum for scientists and engineers to share technologies, practices and advances for establishing successful heap leach projects for a range of minerals in a variety of different climates. This conference is relevant to everyone engaged in the development,

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