The Coal Authority Technical Lead – Chemistry and Process Engineering, Ben Cordier*, talks to Idha Valeur about the IOM3 CEng in a day workshop, transferrable skills and combining digital and traditional skills.
Scientists and engineers have made major contributions to mining, from tools to drive efficiency to regulations and practices to prevent repeated disasters. The IOM3 Mining Technology Division lays out some of the critical contributions to the safety and economics of the mining industry.
The unassuming town of Matewan was the site of the Matewan Massacre and catalyst of the second West Virginia mine war. Khai Trung Le takes a look at the history of the town, and the impact on miners today.
Alastair Marsh, University of Bath, UK, Cecilia Isvén, Senior Technical Consultant at IBM, and Peter Gates, Associate Structural Engineer at Giraffe Engineering, UK, talk about how engineers can support the greater good.