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Dec 4 - Dec 4

2020

CSM Business Breakfast – Mining and the UK Government

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Camborne School of Mines (CSM)

The next online CSM Business Breakfast is at 8.30 am Friday 4 December, on a theme of Mining and the UK Government. There will be a talk by Kirsty Benham and Jeff Townsend, the founders of the Critical Minerals Association who run the All Party Parliamentary Group on Critical Minerals that is chaired by Steve Double MP. Britain needs a robust supply chain to deliver its Industrial Strategy and meet the critical mineral needs of our National Economy. The Critical…

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Dec 10 - Dec 10

2020

CIE: Spaceport Corwall

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Cornish Institute of Engineers

Melissa Thorpe, Spaceport Cornwall Melissa has agreed to give an update on launching the UK back into Space.The path to launch and how Cornwall is challenging the rest of the global launch industry to consider sustainability, ethics and local communities. Contact secretary@thecornishengineer.com for the link.

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Free

Dec 16 - Dec 16

2020

RGSC: Christmas stars, meteorites and space missions

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Royal Geological Society of Cornwall

Sara Russell, Professor of Planetary Sciences and leader of the Planetary Materials Group, Natural History Museum, London Sara will tell us about the Barwell meteorite, the UK’s largest meteorite that fell on Christmas eve, and go on to talk about what meteorites can tell us about the formation of our solar system and about how the world’s meteorite collections will soon be complemented by two current asteroid sample return space missions, OSIRIS Rex that is due to collect a sample…

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Free

Jan 14 - Jan 14

2021

CIE: Improvements in Remote Characterisation of Slopes for Stability Analysis and Modelling

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Cornish Institute of Engineers

Prof John Coggan, CSM The effective monitoring of slopes is essential to control risk and, in the cases of excavations, maximising productivity. Significant advancements have been made in remote data capture and computational power to record and simulate geotechnical aspects of slope stability. This talk covers these advancements while highlighting case studies. Contact secretary@thecornishengineer.com for the link.

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Feb 4 - Feb 4

2021

CIE – Annual Don Dixon Memorial Lecture: The Application of an Autonomous Rover Platform in Underground Mining Environments

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Cornish Institute of Engineers

Mr Aron Kisdi, GMV & Dr Matt Eyre, CSM The application of robotics across multiple industries has been significant and this talk will focus on the application of an autonomous mobile robot and its deployment in the mining cycle to improve safety & efficiency. The robot has been developed utilising software that has been deployed in space applications and the work presented is part of the Innovate UK funded project ARISE. Contact secretary@thecornishengineer.com for the link.

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Feb 22 - Feb 23

2021

Feb 25 - Feb 25

2021

CIE: The Effect of COVID-19 on Mines

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Cornish Institute of Engineers

Bob Leaming, HM Chief Insp. of Mines The presentation will cover the impact that Covid-19 has had on the mines in Great Britain, and the steps taken to safely reopen. It will also cover the impact on HM Inspectorate of Mines and steps taken to maintain their function. Contact secretary@thecornishengineer.com for the link.

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May 31 - Jun 1

2021

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