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The best read of the week is at this link where you can read the stories of mining engineering students at the University of Arizona College of Engineering.  The stories are about their internships.  As the site notes by way of introduction: (more…)

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Students in Chile are protesting; they are demanding free and better education.  The more communist-inclined are demanding nationalization of the country’s copper mines—which produce some sixty-percent of the country’s income.  Politicians dither and special-interest groups lobby.  It takes six years to get a degree when at most it should take four years. (more…)

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Today, I received the following in an email.  The writer asks a number of questions relating to his decision to go into mineral engineering.  First I repeat the email, and then I set out my answers to his questions.  If you too can help this fellow, please do so by commenting.  Thanks.  (more…)

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Postings on this blog elicit many reactions.  Two postings in the past week on sites that help you find jobs in the mining industry have stirred the pot and I have received many comments privately, both commending and condemning me for my “innocent” opinions. (more…)

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   A fine PowerPoint presentation is available at this link.   I was privileged to be present when Bryan Farbridge, a student in the mining and mineral exploration program at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) made the presentation.  In the presentation he shows slides of his 2009 student work at the Hawthorn Gold’s Cassiar Gold Camp.  (more…)

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