NEIMME Lectures

2018-2019 NEIMME Lecture Programme

Everyone is welcome to attend the Institute’s public lectures.  Let us know if you plan to attend by clicking on the links below where you register your interest in each talk. Seating is on a first come first-served basis.


Thursday 30th August 2018, 18:30-19:30

Winsford Salt Mine: From Drill and Blast to Automated Continuous Mining

Gordon Dunn

Thursday 20th September 2018, 18:00-19:00      

Sweet Afton and a Man of Iron

Garry O’Hagan

Tuesday 25th September 2018, 18:00-19:00

Can abandoned Mines Heat our Future?

Charlotte Adams, Director of CeREES in the Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University

Thursday 18th October 2018, 18:00-19:00

Sirius Minerals – an Overview of the North Yorkshire Polyhalite Project

Asher Haynes, Project Geologist at Sirius Minerals

Thursday 22nd November 2018, 18:00-19:00        

The Coal Authority

Speaker TBC

Thursday 17th January 2019, 18:00-19:00

Opportunities and Challenges for the UK Steel Industry

Chris McDonald, CEO at Materials Processing Institute

Thursday 21st February 2019, 18:00-19:00

Secrets of the Anglo-Saxon goldsmith: Scientific results from the analysis of the Staffordshire Hoard gold

Dr Eleanor Blakelock

Thursday 21st March 2019, 18:00-19:00

Mining Industry, What Mining Industry?

Paul Bradley CEng, CMgr, FIMMM, MCMI

Thursday 18th April 2019, 18:00-19:00

Title TBC

Prof. Simon Green, The Open University, Head of Planetary & Space Sciences Research Discipline

Thursday 16th May 2019, 18:00-19:00

The Cumbrian Metallurgical Coal Project

Mark Kirkbrider, CEO, West Cumbria Mining

Thursday 20th June 2019,  18:00-19:00

CERN’s Large Hadron Collider: construction and future studies from a civil engineering prospective

John Osborne FICE, Senior Civil Engineer, CERN

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