Roy Woodall Medal Presentation

Kathy Ehrig was announced as the recipient of this year’s Roy Woodall Medal several months ago. After several failed attempts relating to the pandemic, the Australian Geoscience Council was finally able to make a formal presentation of our prestigious Roy Woodall medal at the Copper to the World Conference in Adelaide on August 31. The organisers

AEGC2019 Data to Discovery

Perth will host the 2nd Australasian Exploration Geoscience Conference (AEGC) from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 September 2019 at Crown Perth. The AEGC is the largest petroleum and mineral geoscience conference in Australasia, and incorporates the West Australian Basin Symposium (WABS) and the ASEG-PESA International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition. The event will be jointly hosted

Epithermal Au-Ag and Porphyry Cu-Au Exploration

Lectures and practical, 4-6 December 2018, by Greg Corbett and Stuart Hayward December 4 & 5, York Club, 99 York St Sydney, lunch, morning and afternoon teas provided. Two days of PowerPoint lectures focus upon mineral exploration for epithermal and porphyry ore deposits derived from Dr Corbett’s 40 years field experience, including earlier short courses

Geoscientist Employment Recovery Slows

Reported significant improvement earlier this year in employment prospects for professionals in Australia’s exploration and mining industry has slowed, according to the latest Australian geoscientist employment survey results collected by the Australian Institute of Geoscientists for the quarter up to the end of June 2017. During the second quarter of 2017, geoscientist employment across Australia

SEG Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC) in Australia

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists is bringing its 2017 Distinguished Short Course (DISC) programme to Australia. Traveling worldwide, the SEG Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC) is an eight hour, one-day short course on a topic of current and wide-spread interest. The 2017 DISC course covers Fundamentals and Applications of Electromagnetic Geophysics. Local case histories pertaining

South Australian Exploration and Mining Conference 2017

The South Australian branches of AIG, ASEG, AusIMM, GSA and SACOME, with principal supporters Department of the Premier and Cabinet and Paydirt, invite you to the 2017 South Australian Exploration and Mining Conference This year’s conference will be held Friday, 8th December, 2017.  Check the AIG Events Calendar for details and pre- and post-conference events.

Big issues and ideas in geoscience

With the support and commitment of AIG and seven other  member organisations the Australian Geoscience Council is developing the AGC Convention 2018 (AGCC 2018), to be held in Adelaide during Earth Science Week. Planning is underway with the recent appointment of a Professional Conference Organiser, finalisation of the venue and formation of the Organising Committee. Dr

Hydrogeology in Mining – Call for Papers

Hydrogeology in Mining: a one day conference to be held in Adelaide SA, 1 May 2015. Following the success of AIG South Australia Branch’s inaugural hydrogeology conference in 2014, the organisers invite proposals for presentations (call for papers) about hydrogeology in mining: exploration, geophysics, water supply, dewatering, impact assessment, monitoring, compliance, closure etc; or an

Terroir of the Adelaide Hills Wine Region

AIG’s South Australia Branch is conducting a study tour examining the terroir of the Adelaide Hills Wine Region, 6th December 2014.   The tour will visit four wineries in the Adelaide Hills Wine Region: Murdoch Hill, Goldings Wines, Paracombe Premium Wines and Ngeringa; to study aspects of the terroir of the various vineyards. We will be

Hydrogeologists to meet in Adelaide

AIG’s South Australia Branch hydrogeology group will be holding their inaugural meeting on Wednesday 1st October at the Wakefield Hotel, Adelaide.  The speaker will be Tavis Kleinig (Water Quality Branch of the EPA, Senior Hydrogeologist) and his talk topic is  ‘The EPA and Groundwater – From AMD to UCG’.   The success of the recent