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Safeguarding Cornwall’s Mineral Resources – Have your Say

Cornwall Council is inviting members of the Cornwall Mining Alliance and related stakeholders to comment on the draft Minerals Safeguarding Plan for Cornwall. Cornwall Council is publishing the Minerals Safeguarding Development Plan Document (DPD) for an eight week...
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Satellite Technology in Mining

Last week’s fascinating and informative conference at Goonhilly Earth Satellite Station – showcasing the potential for the Application of Satellite Technologies to Mining – provided an opportunity to promote the Cornwall Mining Alliance. The Alliance...
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A Celebration of Cornish Mining: Thursday 7 September 2017

The Cornwall Mining Alliance is delighted to support a conference to mark the centenary of the Cornish Chamber of Mines and Minerals. The event will include a series of talks, informal workshops and network opportunities to showcase the Cornish Mining Alliance and...
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Workshop: Applications of Satellite Technologies in the Mining Sector

The Satellite Applications Catapult, in association with the Cornwall Mining Alliance (CMA) and the Camborne School of Mines (University of Exeter), would like to invite CMA members, and relevant parties in the South West, to a workshop to explore how satellite...
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CSM Association Host Cornish Lithium Talk

Cornwall Mining Alliance members, the Camborne School of Mines Association is proud to present a talk from CSM graduate and Chief Executive of Cornish Lithium Ltd, Jeremy Wrathall, which will be taking place in the Chapel Theatre, at the Penryn Campus of the...
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EXPONOR Chile 2017

The Department for International Trade in Chile is keen for members of the Cornwall Mining Alliance to exhibit in the UK pavilion at Exponor in May. The UK Government Department for International Trade (DIT) helps British companies of all sizes to grow their business...
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