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March 12, 2013
On Tuesday March 26, 2013 the TGDG will host a selection of speakers for a mini-symposium at Hart House on ‘Laterites or Laterwrongs: Making the Pieces Fit’. Speakers include Ravi Anand (CSIRO), Peter Winterbourne (Vale), and Ron Schonewille (Xstrata)...
March 11, 2013
Hailing from industry, government and academia, high profile Australian and internationally-based researchers will join the CET fortnightly to share their experience on a wide variety of geoscience topics.These seminars are FREE and all interested Geologists are welcome to attend...
February 25, 2013Is regulation robbing exploration properties of their worth?
You can’t get chickens if you don’t allow the eggs to develop. Joe Hinzer, president of geological consulting firm Watts, Griffiths and McOuat (WGM), uses this analogy to illustrate how many early-stage exploration projects are being stifled by current mineral valuation regulations before they have a shot at becoming mines...
February 04, 2013
It has been a busy 24 hours as the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC) kicked off its Mineral Exploration Roundup 2013...
January 29, 2013Where do I meet the geologists of Africa?
Africa is more than 20 per cent of the world’s land area, is home to 15 per cent of human population but still earns its label as the Dark Continent through generating only 2 per cent of the world’s electricity. Where can you find the geologists exploring this sleeping giant with its inevitable future in the resources sector?
January 28, 2013
As exploration programs focus on remote and concealed targets, the ability to recognize large ore-forming systems – from the most distal margins to high-grade cores – becomes increasingly important. Efforts are therefore under way to generate sophisticated “footprint” or “signature” models of high-value deposits.
December 2, 2012
The December 4th Greenland Day, taking place in Perth, will feature industry and geoscience experts from across the globe, discussing Greenland’s burgeoning exploration opportunities and recent research advances...
November 1, 2012
Some of the sector's leading minds will be looking into their crystal balls on November 8th, trying to summon a picture of what the future might hold for exploration and mining in Canada...
September 11, 2012
Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro, or Petrobras, said Tuesday that it had started oil production at the Baleia Azul presalt field in the offshore Campos Basin...
September 11, 2012
Barrick Gold CEO Jamie Sokalsky speaks with Carl Quintanilla on CNBC about Barrick's strategy to drive shareholder value...
September 10, 2012
The tie between energy supply, population, and the economy goes back to the hunter-gatherer period...
July 12, 2012
A massive two thirds of Western Australia remains unexplored for minerals and geologists say the territory presents huge potential...
July 12, 2012
Shale and other unconventional resources are being called the biggest game changer in a generation - and as land and other costs escalate, the industry continues to apply lessons gleaned from the early successes...
July 11, 2012
In this exclusive interview with Professor David Thiel, Director at the Centre for Wireless Monitoring and Applications at Griffith University, he discusses how electromagnetic geophysics can help those who are conducting a feasibility study and opens up on the real cost benefits of this technology...
July 11, 2012
Improved security has started to open up new areas for mineral exploration in Latin America....
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Carmela Burns is Editor of Earth Explorer Magazine, covering Resource Exploration and the Earth Sciences with Geosoft. A writer, editor, web publisher and technology enthusiast, she's covered geoscience, geospatial and GIS technology topics across a broad spectrum of industry segments including energy, mining, education and government.
Colin Reeves is a Contributing Editor for Earth Explorer Magazine. Colin is an earth scientist with 40 years' experience in the instigation, execution and interpretation of regional geophysical surveys in support of frontier geological mapping in Africa, India, Australia and the Americas, spread across the government, commercial and educational sectors. He plans to bring the 'big picture' of global geoscience to his contributions to Earth Explorer.
Graham Chandler is a Calgary freelance writer with over three hundred published articles. He tracks exploration trends and contributes regularly to industry oil and gas magazines, as well as periodicals such as Saudi Aramco World and Air & Space/Smithsonian. A self-described natural world techie, and world traveller, he holds degrees in math & physics, business, and scientific archaeology which he also writes about.
Virginia Heffernan is a freelance writer and former earth explorer. While her current exploration makes more use of a web browser than a pick and compass, she still travels occasionally on assignment to projects in the Americas, Africa and Asia. In Earth Explorer magazine, she examines trends and developments that affect mineral exploration, from new technology to hot exploration plays and from regulatory variability to metal price volatility.
Dan Zlotnikov is a freelance journalist who has been covering the mining industry (primarily Canada's) for about six years. He is a feature writer at CIM Magazine. CIM is the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. The Magazine is an internal publication for CIM members, with a readership of over 20,000 and eight annual issues.