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2008-09-03 12:00:23

Inter-Rock Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IRO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Glenn Holley to the position of Vice-President of Engineering. Mr. Holley is a mining engineer whose background is uniquely suited to Inter-Rock's business. He was most recently in a senior management position with an industrial minerals business in Nevada. Prior to that, he was the construction manager and then manager for Inter-Rock's Daisy Gold Mine in southern Nevada. Mr. Holley will be based in...

2008-06-25 03:02:38

By Anonymous SME YOUNG LEADERS The Young Leaders Committee would like to introduce its five new committee members for 2008. Of the 12 young members who applied to SME, five were selected to become Young Leaders. Those who are chosen for committee membership agree to a four-year commitment in the program. The Young Leaders Committee was created in 2002. It is the task of the committee to implement programs and services relevant to younger professionals and students in the industry. SME has...

2008-06-25 03:02:36

By Gardner, Steve SME FOUNDATION/GEM SME's Government, Education and Mining (GEM) Committee coordinates a booth at the National Science Teachers Association's (NSTA) three regional conferences each year, with the support of the National Minerals Education Coalition (NMEC). NSTA was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA. It is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching. NSTA's current membership is more than...

2008-02-19 03:00:24

By Anonymous In the light of the recent regulatory measures and implementation of many new and somewhat confusing requirements regarding mine sales, Jennmar Corp. offers the services of Al Campoli, Jennmar's vice president special products, to its customers. Campoli has been involved in the design, regulatory approval, and installation of ventilation seals for many years and is familiar with the current mine sealing challenges. Before assuming the role of vice president special products...

2007-09-26 03:00:19

By McCarter, M K The history of mining education, like the history of the mining industry, is typified by "boom and bust" cycles. In academia, the perpetual problem can be stated as "too many graduates for the jobs or too many jobs for the graduates." The deep "bust cycle" that spanned the 1990s through 2003 spawned renewed efforts to eliminate, consolidate, restructure, rename, reinvent or otherwise change mining education to make it (for some) more fiscally or socially acceptable. During...

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