Relocation to Zambia

As of mid-January 2017, I have relocated to Lusaka, Zambia, where I am Team Leader of the EU-funded Mineral Production Monitoring Support Project (MPMSP). I've already been contracted to Adam…

Second-hand gold mines shine bright

In a similar vein to my earlier post about the environmental liabilities of older mines, comes this linked article in the Daily Mail & Guardian about the maturing (ageing?) South African gold…

A very interesting geological museum!

A very interesting geological museum!
This afternoon I visited the Geological Museum here in Ulaanbaatar, hosted in the same buildings as the Mining Engineering School in the Mongolian University of Science and Technology.  The curator…

Views from my 2nd UB Hash

Views from my 2nd UB Hash
This evening I participated in my second Hash in Ulaanbaatar (or UB for those of us who have to say the name often) and it was another lovely evening out…