The 2018-19 CIE Lecture and Site Visits

The Cornish Institute of Engineers is pleased to announce the speakers for its 2018-19 series of free public lectures to be held through the generosity of the Camborne School of Mines at Tremough Campus, Penryn.

A full description can be found at This Year’s Lectures and Site Visits but this year’s events are;

Thursday 11 October 2018, 6.00pm

PRESIDENT’S LECTURE: EUROPEAN MINING REGIONS – COMPETITORS & COLLABORATORS
Prof Frances Wall, CSM (Incoming CIE President)

Thursday 25 October 2018, 6.00pm
THE UNITED DOWNS DEEP GEOTHERMAL POWER PROJECT
Mr Peter Ledingham, MD, GeoScience Ltd

Thursday 8 November 2018, *7:00pm (*Daphne Du Maurier Lecture Theatre A)
The Vic Philips Memorial Lecture:
SIRIUS MINERALS NORTH YORKSHIRE POLYHALITE PROJECT
Mr Graham Clarke, Operations Director, Sirius Minerals, plc

Tuesday 20 November 2018, 6.00pm
MINERS ON TOUR
Messrs Luc Phillips, John Sanderson, Henry Wedlake, Scott Gregor, Sam Skinner

Thursday 13 December 2018, 6:00pm (*Upper Stannary)
MINING QUIZ
Mr Nick Eastwood (host)
A mine quiz for teams of four. Please inform the Secretary if you wish to take part.

Thursday 10 January 2019, 6:00pm
The Don Dixon Memorial Lecture: In association with IET and IMarEST
ELECTRIC PROPULSION FOR BOATS
Dr Rachel Nicholls-Lee, Director, Whiskerstay

Thursday 7 February 2019, 6:00pm
THE POWER OF BUILDING CRAZY THINGS
Ruth Amos & Shawn Brown

Thursday 21 February 2019, 6:00pm CORNWALL UPDATE: CORNISH LITHIUM, SOUTH CROFTY & REDMOOR
(followed by THE CORNWALL MINING SUNDOWNER – The Upper Stannary)

Thursday 21 March 2019, 6:00pm
ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING
Joint event with Women in Mining (UK) http://www.womeninmining.org.uk
A panel discussion bringing together different perspectives on the topic.

Thursday 11 April 2019, 6:00pm (*Following AGM at 5:30pm)
SUSTAINABLE, TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN, WHOLE-SYSTEM APROACHES TO SMALL-SCALE MINING IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Dr Kathryn Moore, CSM

SITE VISITS

In addition to the lecture series we will be running an impressive set of site visits this year. You must contact the secretary to book a place on these visits as places are limited and some do have safety and security requirements prior to entry.

Saturday 27 October 2018, 2:00pm
THE UNITED DOWNS DEEP GEOTHERMAL POWER PROJECT
Mr Peter Ledingham, MD, GeoScience Ltd

Saturday 26 January 2019, 10.30am
ROSEVALE MINE
Mr Tony Bennett

Thursday 14 March 2019, 6:00pm
PENDENNIS SHIP YARD

Thursday 4 April 2019, *Time tbc
GOONHILLY EARTH STATION

We reserve the right to cancel or change this program with no notice (the real world does sometimes intervene with weather, illness and the like) but we hope to be able to meet this program with alternative lectures unless otherwise notified