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Change in Regional VP for Australia/Oceania. 

The regional VP for Australia/Oceania has changed.  Dr Roger Skirrow who has been the regional VP in recent years has resigned from his position after recently retiring from Geoscience Australia.  We would like to take the opportunity to thank Roger greatly for his service to the SGA.

The new regional VP for Australia/Oceania fter a unanimous decision by the SGA council will be Professor Cam McCuaig.

Cam is currently the Principal Geoscientist within the Geoscience Centre of Excellence, for BHP Billiton. He received his Honours degree in Geology and Energy and Fuel Science from Lakehead University in 1988, and his PhD in Geology from the University of Saskatchewan in 1996. In the subsequent employment with the international firm SRK Consulting, Cam rose to the position of Director in the Australasian practice, where he garnered 10 years experience in providing solutions to the mining and exploration industry, from greenfields exploration to mine-based geology and valuations of projects. Cam’s experience spans 6 continents and numerous commodities in geological terranes ranging from mid-Archaean to Eocene in age, including Au deposits of all styles, polymetallic intrusion-related and skarn deposits, volcanic-hosted massive-sulphide deposits, Archaean komatiite-hosted Ni, sediment-hosted Cu, amongst others. In August 2005, Cam left SRK to take up the Directorship of the Centre for Exploration Targeting at the University of Western Autralia and was in this position for 11 years before moving to BHPB.

 

 

 

The 1st SGA Field Conference - DELAYED due to COVID-19. 

The field conference to be held in the Mt Isa Region, Queensland, Australia has been re-scheduled to July 2021.  The conference website will be updated with new information over the coming year - http://geoscienceaustr.neto.com.au/conference/

 

 

The 7th SGA-IUGS-SEG-UNESCO Short Course on African Metallogeny

The 7th SGA-IUGS-SEG-UNESCO Short Course on African Metallogeny "Energy Metals for a Sustainable Society" is scheduled to take place between the 23rd and 27th of November 2020 in Windhoek, Namibia.

Further information can be found on the first circular and the 2nd circular.

 

 

The 55th Anniversary of the SGA and Mineralium Deposita!

To celebrate the 55th anniversary of the SGA and our journal Mineralium Deposita, the 55 most-cited articles from Mineralium Deposita are now available for free on the Springer website at the following link:

https://www.springer.com/journal/126/updates/17608006

 

 

SGA is sponsoring student participation at QUARTZ2020

QUARTZ2020 - International symposium on Quartz, Oslo, Norway, 7-12 June 2020

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