• Registration for Offshore Europe now Open

    Oil & Gas Division
    Registration for Offshore Europe 09 is now open. The Offshore Europe Conference & Exhibition attracts a global audience of engineers, technical specialists, industry leaders and experts, to share ideas, debate the issues of the moment and to create common agendas for the future of the upstream industry. To register go to http://www.offshore-europe.co.uk/page.cfm/Link=1/t=m/goSection=1
  • Generator Hall

    Industrial Visit to Peterhead Power Station

    Oil & Gas Division
    The Mining Institute of Scotland visited the Peterhead power station in a joint industry visit with the Institute of Energy, Highlands and Islands Branch.
  • PERC news: Russia and CRIRSCO

    Applied Earth Science Division
    PERC manages the CRIRSCO * -GKZ working group on harmonization of Russian and international minerals reporting systems. At a meeting in Moscow on 21-22 October 2008, an agreement was signed...
  • PERC Code published

    Applied Earth Science Division
    PERC 2008 reporting code is now published and replaces the previous version ('The Reporting Code' 2001) for reporting resources and reserves of solid minerals.
  • Grants available for tradeshows

    The UK Trade & Investment has doubled the number of grants available for companies to attend tradeshows abroad.
  • 2009 Examination in Mining Law Relating to Health and Safety

    The 2009 Examination in Mining Law Relating to Health and Safety will be held on 10 June. The closing date for applications is 1 May.
  • Programme available for 5th European Rolling Conference

    The Iron & Steel Society
    The programme for the 5th European Rolling Conference, sponsored by Siemens VAI Metal Technologies, is now available.
  • Minerals and mining library move

    Much of the Institute's minerals and mining library is now housed in the new library at the Institute's Grantham centre, The Boilerhouse.
  • Vote for a Mining Event on the IOM3 Conference Poll

    International Mining & Minerals Association
    If you would like to see a mining related conference organised in 2009, vote now in the IOM3 conference poll , and suggest a theme for the event in the comments section. In order to vote, you will need to logon to the website.
  • Richard Deveria, President, and Martin Cox, President elect, MIS

    The Black stuff

    Oil & Gas Division
    The Mining Institute of Scotland presented an interactive exhibit on the subject of the importance of oil and coal to the UK's economy at Aberdeen's Techfest Family Activity Weekend.