Peruvian mining site; key findings from an industry survey

Mapping Social Management Practices in the Peruvian Mining Sector: Key findings from an industry survey

23 August 2018 10:00am11:00am
Emeritus Professor David Brereton provides an overview of findings of a survey of social management practices in the Peruvian mining sector.
Rodolfo Espinosa-Gomez

Tailing Filtration Practices in Mexican Gold and Silver Mines

17 August 2018 9:00am10:00am
Dr Rodolfo Espinosa-Gomez will review tailing filtration practices in Mexican gold and silver mines to discern the key reasons for selecting tailings filtration; the most common issues during commissioning; the main advantages of the tailing filtration implementation; the quantifiable reductions in gold and silver losses; and the actual lower detoxification cost.

The Complex Orebodies Program – The story so far

16 August 2018 10:00am11:00am
The Complex Orebodies Cross-Cutting program aims to bring to bear the research capabilities of the SMI and the broader UQ Mining Sector to address the range of social and environmental and technical innovations required to derive essential mineral supply from complex orebodies.

Transforming the Mine Lifecycle: A cross cutting plank in the SMI strategy

10 August 2018 9:00am10:00am
Professor Anna Littleboy will explore the relationships between minerals and society in the 21st century and examine their influence on the mining process.
Froth flotation remians challenge in mineral processing

Optimising Flotation Performance: Where Next?”

9 August 2018 10:00am11:00am
Dr Kathryn Hadler from Imperial College London will give an overview of developments in froth stability optimisation - one of the great challenges in mineral processing.
Australia - Korea research and innovation collaboration

Australia - Korea research and innovation collaboration

8 August 2018 10:00am11:00am
This seminar will provide an overview of Australian research and innovation strategies and Korean policy on research and innovation, and research commercialisation focusing on activities between CRCs and KBRC at Korea University.
Local level agreements in mining: Lessons from Mongolia’s experience

Local level agreements in mining: Lessons from Mongolia’s experience

26 July 2018 10:00am11:00am
While there is an extensive – and growing – body of literature on agreement making and implementation in Australia and Canada, relatively little is known about how local level agreements (LLAs) are made and function in emerging mining economies.
The Life-of-Mine conference 2018

The Life-of-Mine conference 2018

25 July 2018 9:00am27 July 2018 5:00pm
Integrating innovative approaches to mine design, management and operation for delivering enhanced environmental, social and economic performance

Acid & Metalliferous Drainage Workshop 2017

20 November 2017 9:15am23 November 2017 5:15pm
9th Australian Acid and Metalliferous Drainage (AMD) workshop is presented by the Sustainable Minerals Institute Institute at The University of Queensland. The workshop, associated short course and site visit, will provide excellent opportunities to share with speakers and delegates, unbiased expertise and advocacy with respect to the causes, management and amelioration of the impacts of AMD and Acid Sulphate Soils.

SMI Higher Degree by Research Conference 2017

3 November 2017 9:00am
UQ’s Sustainable Minerals Institue (SMI) is hosting a free one day conference for HDR students to present their research, learn and engage with industry professionals and each other.

Social Impact Assessment Training Course

17 July 2017 9:30am18 July 2017 5:30pm
This intermediate course provides a current overview of leading industry practice related to social impact assessment and management that is consistent with IAIA’s International Principles for SIA and Guidance for SIA. We address the current issues relevant to the business of managing the social impacts of extractives projects.

UQ-SMI Alumni and Community Reception

13 July 2017 5:30pm8:00pm
On Thursday 13 July 2017 Mr Charlie Sartain, SMI Advisory Board Chair and UQ Senator, hosted our UQ-SMI Alumni and Community Reception. The event was well attended with over 110 acceptances and, by all accounts, it was a very successful and enjoyable evening.