Continued Professional Development

RPGeo Applications

The following Registered Professional Geoscientist (RPGeo) applications have been received. (Updated 22 May, 2024) AIG Fellows and Members with knowledge of the applicants are invited to provide written reviews by email.  AIG’s professional registration program includes both each applicant’s relevant professional experience and ethics. Mr Shahzada Rivzi, of Dee Why, NSW, has applied for registration

Diamonds: From Exploration to Manufacturing Short Course

GSSA and SACNASP are offering a diamonds short course with optional mine visits in South Africa for those able to attend, 20-30 June, 2022. The last half-century has seen a massive shift in geological thinking and technological development across all facets of the diamond exploration, mining, recovery, manufacturing, and marketing spectrum. Recently synthetic gemstone diamonds

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist Award

The Australian Academy of Science is calling for applications for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist Award. The Academy has recently broadened the award’s remit to also include researchsupport of up to $20,000. The award recognises research in the physical and biological sciences conducted by outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD students and early-

Exploration Radio:

#52 – Dealing For Decades WithFrancois Robert And Rob Krcmarov In early 2002, Barrick Gold decides to merge with another company, Homestake Mining, to create one of the largest Gold companies in the world. A young French Canadian geologist (do not hold that against him) working for Barrick in Nevada is asked to pack his

Students – Industry Mixer Evening

Note that there is a fantastic event coming up quickly and tickets are selling out fast. The Student-Industry Mixer on Thursday 14th October is being held at The Fox Hotel in South Brisbane.  This event is being jointly arranged by the AIG, the IAH, PESA, GSA and ASEG. The purpose of the event is to connect student

Exploration Radio #45: Keep the Risk in the Rock with Tony Reda

Much of the mining industry is made up of technical people. Geologists are quasi-scientists, mining engineers are quasi-engineers, metallurgists are quasi-chemists… Most of the critical roles in mining tend to have a technical background. Probably because of this, we always gravitate towards understanding the technical opportunity a project provides. How can we find more ore,

Exploration Radio #44 Exploring Barren Lands

Exploring Barren Lands with Chuck Fipke LISTEN NOW. The early 90s marked one of the biggest staking rushes in the Northwest Territories in northern Canada. A hundred years earlier, people had come pouring into the Canadian north looking for gold. This time around, they were looking for something else… diamonds. At the centre of this

Women in Leadership Scholarships

This is the final call for women working in the science sector to access leadership development scholarships in 2021. The final date for expressions of interest has been extended to September 24. Partial scholarships of $1000-$5000 per person are available for women in the science sector. The scholarships will be used to assist women to undertake

AEGC 2021 preliminary conference programme

Don’t miss this experience! The AEGC 2021 virtual preliminary program is here. The Conference will be held from Wednesday 15 September to Friday 17 September 2021. Join colleagues from all over the world to hear from industry leaders discussing important challenges and opportunities facing the industry. Click here for the preliminary programme Explore the virtual conference

2021BBS Postponed to March 2022

Postponement Announcement A message from the 2021 Bowen Basin Symposium Organising Committee To our sponsors, exhibitors, presenters and participants, The Organising Committee has made the decision to postpone the 2021 Bowen Basin Symposium for a second time. We are deeply disappointed that we cannot host this event later this month, however, attendance at the Symposium