RGSC: The Ice Age in Cornwall: new perspectives on old problems. Professor James Scourse.

The Ice Age in Cornwall: new perspectives on old problems. Professor James Scourse, Centre for Geography and Environmental Science, University of Exeter (Penryn). (Rescheduled from January) The recently completed 6-year BRITICE-CHRONO NERC Large Grant has reconstructed in great detail the Last British-Irish Ice Sheet. Highlights in our region include new extensive offshore ice limits, very […]

People and Mining


In recent months, Dr Kate Taylor Smith along with several CSM colleagues (Rowan Halkes, Prof Pat Foster, Dr Rezki Syahrir, Dr Penda Diallo, Prof Frances Wall and Josh Sandin), along with Deborah McFarlane from Politics in Penryn and James McQuilken from Pact UK Mines to Markets have set up a new online community called ‘People […]

4th Annual Arab Mining & Minerals Conference: Developing a Long-Term Sustainable Sector

The 4th Annual Arab Mining & Minerals conference is fast approaching, officially held under the patronage of the Jordanian Ministry for Energy & Mineral Resources in Amman and broadcast across the world between 28-29 September 2021. Arab Mining & Minerals, held in London over the past few years, is returning to the Arab region, showcasing the outstanding potential […]

RGSC: The Nebra Sky Disc. Professor Gregor Borg.


The Nebra Sky Disc  -  Professor Gregor Borg, Professor of Economic Geology at Halle-University, Germany and Honorary Professor at Camborne School of Mines. https://www.campus-halensis.de/en/artikel/die-spur-nach-cornwall/       Zoom: https://Universityofexeter.zoom.us/rec/share/MBo5CTUVCNAvMNotckpMqqJcw4mYYt3hHg5IscpGqMjl5p6cY4YVNeDGSw7zohJz.LJnmBHgxjXK66hJ5

Geosciences and the Energy Transition: Resources on a Finite Planet


This September event is focused on the resources needed for future energy systems. Contributions are requested on the challenges, future technologies and advances in responsible recovery and stewardship of key resources (including strategic minerals, hydrocarbons, water and soil health)  that will all under-pin a successful energy transition.  In addition, presentations linked to the investment, circular […]

Minerals to Mars

Heartlands Dudnance Lane, Redruth, United Kingdom

Join AeroSpace Cornwall, Deep Digital Cornwall, Satellite Applications Catapult, and South West Centre for Excellence in Satellite Applications, on Tuesday 7th September (9am-4pm), at Heartlands Cornwall, for a collaborative event, focussed on increasing awareness of access to funding within the expanding aerospace, georesources and space-tech sectors in Cornwall. The UK Government and the space industry […]

RGSC: Pyrite – The Ubiquitous Sulphide. Frank Howie.


‘Pyrite’  - Frank Howie, Chair of Cornwall Geo-conservation Group.  The Ubiquitous Sulphide.   https://Universityofexeter.zoom.us/rec/share/MBo5CTUVCNAvMNotckpMqqJcw4mYYt3hHg5IscpGqMjl5p6cY4YVNeDGSw7zohJz.LJnmBHgxjXK66hJ5

Arab Mining and Minerals – 28 -29 September

The Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources of Jordan, in cooperation with the Jordan Investment Commission, has recently launched a new set of investment opportunities targeting the mining and mineral sector in the Kingdom. The Ministry have been working for a number of years on identifying resource rich areas that are prime for international investment. […]

RGSC: Mining and Miners of Newton St Cyres. Brian Please.


Mining and Miners of Newton St Cyres - Brian Please. Brian is local historian who lives in Newton St Cyres, and is descended from families from this part of Devon.  He is member of the Newton St Cyres History Group, and discovered the remains of manganese mining in a field next to his home. It […]

Flotation ’21

Vineyard Hotel Colinton Rd, Cape Town, South Africa

Flotation ’21 features 2 discrete symposia: November 8-9: Flotation Fundamentals: Physics and Chemistry Although now over a hundred years old, the fundamental aspects of flotation are still being intensively researched and new machines developed. This two day symposium will focus on: Fundamental reagent and flotation chemistry Bubbles, froths, bubble-particle interactions Flotation cell hydrodynamics, kinetics and […]

RGSC: Precariously balanced rocks. Anna Rood.


Anna Rood, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London Precariously balanced rocks are ancient formations found throughout the world where a slender boulder is balanced in such a way as to be vulnerable to being pushed over by earthquake shaking. These natural balancing acts provide a geological record of seismic shaking of large, rare […]

Future of Mining Australia

Sydney, Australia

In response to COVID-19 and the continued restrictions and uncertainty around travel and large-scale events, Future of Mining Australia has been postponed and will take place on the 28th-29th March 2022. We look forward to welcoming our delegates, sponsors and speakers when it is safe to do so. In the meantime, stay connected by registering […]

IntegratedMinPro ’22

Integration, Optimisation & Design of Mineral Processing Circuits (Integratedminpro '22) is organised by Minerals Engineering International (MEI) and sponsored by Promet101. International Mining are media partners and the Cornwall Mining Alliance and the Critical Minerals Association are Industry Associates. As the demand for resources continues to increase, and amidst growing challenges of processing complex ores while minimising energy and environmental impact, we are entering […]

Extractive Industry Geology 2022 conference

Peter Chalk Centre, University of Exeter Peter Chalk Centre, Exeter, United Kingdom

The Extractive Industry Geology (EIG) conference is one of the longest running and most keenly anticipated events in the UK minerals industry calendar. Organised by a passionate volunteer group of professionals representing all aspects of the industry, this is one conference that anyone connected to UK minerals should not miss! The EIG Conference is the […]

Sustainable Minerals ’22


This, the 7th International Symposium on Sustainable Minerals (Sustainable Minerals '22), is organised by MEI in consultation with Prof Markus Reuter and is sponsored by ZEISS, Metso Outotec, Hudbay Minerals, Weir Minerals and Promet101. Our Media Partner is International Mining, and our Industry Advocates are the Coalition for Eco-Efficient Comminution (CEEC), the Cornwall Mining Alliance and the Critical Minerals Association. #SustainableMinerals22  

UK Metals Expo – Forging a Sustainable Future Together

Hall 10, NEC Birmighm North Avenue, Marston Green, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Join us at UK Metals Expo, the new event that I will be chairing on 14th and 15th September at the NEC in Birmingham. For the first time, the entire metals supply chain is brought together fully with leading engineers and manufacturers to forge a more sustainable future. We will have a number of talks […]

Cornish Mining Conference

Falmouth Hotel, Cornwall Cliff Road, Falmouth

With the world’s insatiable demand for technology metals such as lithium, copper, tin, tungsten, cobalt as well as minerals to increase food production and provide housing and infrastructure for anever-growing population, the industry is booming. This Conference will highlight the opportunities to responsibly extract the abundance of metals and minerals in the UK, recap on […]

Equipment for unlocking the CIoS Technology Metal opportunity forum

University of Exeter

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership in collaboration with Camborne School of Mines are hosting a forum on “Equipment for unlocking the CIoS Technology Metal opportunity”. The aims of this forum is to: understand what modern exploration, mining and mineral processing equipment is unavailable to the CIoS exploration and mining sector; and […]