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Study reveals the secret of magmatic rocks consisting of only one...

Geologists from Wits University have come up with an explanation of how nature may produce an intriguing class of magmatic rocks.
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Creating a workforce for 4IR

The onset of 4IR in bodes well for the junior mining industry. However, this requires the workforce to have a new skillset.
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Wits Digimine to host digital mining seminar

“The seminar is for anyone interested in digital mining in the underground environment,” says WMI director Professor Fred Cawood.
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Another National Research Foundation rating boosts Wits School of Mining

The value of research conducted by Wits University’s School of Mining Engineering has been further recognised with the award of a NRF rating.
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DetNet boosts Wit’s research and teaching on blasting

A smart blasting system was officially handed over to the Wits Mining Institute (WMI) in November 2019 by electronic blast initiation specialists, DetNet.
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New installation at Wits Mining Institute is a blast

A state-of-the-art smart blasting system has been officially handed over to the Wits Mining Institute by electronic blast initiation specialists, DetNet.
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Wits bestows Senior Doctorate on icon of mining research

A career’s worth of mining research was recently documented by one of South Africa’s leading academics in his field, Professor Emeritus Huw Phillips.
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Wits School of Mining Engineering awarded by NRF

The NRF has bestowed another accolade on the School of Mining Engineering at Wits University by awarding a C2 rating to a staff member.
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Another notch up in global ranking for Wits

The global standing of the School of Mining Engineering at Wits University has been boosted by another step up in the QS World University Rankings.
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Wits mining graduates on the hunt for strategies to reinvent mining

Two graduates from the Wits School of Mining Engineering are embracing the opportunity to seek out long-term solutions for the mining sector.

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