Discussion of Sustainable Mining Practices at SODOGEO 2017


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I was in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, March 15-17, 2017, at the 1st International Congress of Applied Geology at the invitation of the Dominican Society of Geology (SODOGEO). SODOGEO had asked me to speak about “Sustainable Mining Practices.” I added … Continue reading

Innovations in Mining Engineering 2013


Last week (Sept. 9-12, 2013), the mining engineering program at Missouri University of Science & Technology (Missouri S&T) hosted the third edition of the Innovations in Mining Engineering conference in St. Louis, MO. The conference theme was “Exploring Global Mining … Continue reading

Conference report: 2013 SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit


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This past week (February 24-27), mining professionals gathered in Denver, CO for the 142nd SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit. The meeting was well attended, in spite of the weather (lots of snow), which delayed my own arrival after my flight … Continue reading