Author Archives: Chris Bryan

Camborne School of Mines is Recruiting!

We are currently advertising seven lecturing positions. Details below: Job title  Lecturer in Social and Environmental aspects of Mining (E&R) Job reference  P51722 Date posted  16/12/2015 Application closing date  31/01/2016 http://www.admin.ex.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/P51722.pdf   Job title  Lecturer in Geophysics (Education and Research) … Continue reading

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Biohydrometallurgy as a remedial option…

I think this is a real future niche for biohydromet – these can be the win-win situations we look for. BacTech Environmental Corporation – News Releases – BacTech turns to Crowdfunding for Bolivian Acid Rock Drainage Remediation Project – Fri … Continue reading

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MEI Biohydrometallurgy 2014 :: 9th-11th June, Falmouth, UK

The end of December is the deadline for abstract submission for Biohydrometallurgy ’14, the 7th International Symposium on Biohydrometallurgy by MEI. The last conference, Biohydromet ’12 was attended by over 80 delegates from 22 countries (Conference Report: http://min-eng.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/biohydromet-12-conference-diary.html). This year’s … Continue reading

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Newmont’s Verde Bioleach Project Explores New Frontiers | Newmont Mining Corporation

Exciting stuff! Newmont’s Verde Bioleach Project Explores New Frontiers | Newmont Mining Corporation. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this … Continue reading

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MEI Blog: Biohydromet ’12- conference diary

Until I get my own report up, here is Barry Wills’ conference report. It was an excellent conference, I hope everyone found it worthwhile. “Biohydrometallurgy ’12 (Biohydromet ’12), sponsored by FLSmidth and ProMine, with media sponsorship by International Mining was held … Continue reading

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New life for old metal mines – who said European mining was dead…

The European Union imports huge amounts of metal. Yet buried deep in Europe’s bowels is a treasure trove of copper, zinc and other precious metals. Researchers have been digging deep to uncover ways to put European mining back on the … Continue reading

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Interesting Article: Minerals Engineering – The future of biotechnology for gold exploration and processing

The future of biotechnology for gold exploration and processing Carla M. Zammit, Nigel Cook, Joël Brugger, Cristiana L. Ciobanu, Frank Reitha Abstract The role of biological agents in the mining industry is currently limited to the use of microorganisms in … Continue reading

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MEI Biohydrometallurgy 2012 to be the biggest yet

We’re delighted to announce that there have been a record number of registrations for this conference so far, totally vindicating the decision to specialise uniquely on biohydrometallurgy. (The previous conferences in the series have been Bio & Hydrometallurgy.) Registrations include … Continue reading

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MEI Biohydrometallurgy 2012 :: Update

It has been an eventful few weeks for the MEI biohydrometallurgy 2012 conference. First we’re very pleased to announce that FLSmidth have become the latest major sponsor of this conference. We look forward to welcoming their team to Biohydromet 2012, … Continue reading

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Post-Doctoral research positions in the Centre for Bioprocess Engineering Research (CeBER) at the University of Cape Town

The Centre for Bioprocess Engineering Research (CeBER) is looking for dynamic and motivated candidates to join a diverse team, working across a range of disciplines in the field of bioprocess engineering. The Centre is headed by Professor Sue Harrison, who … Continue reading

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