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How Kenya can fix its massive skills gap - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 12:23

How Kenya can fix its massive skills gap
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Kenya has more than 845 accredited technical and vocational education and training institutions, but the courses offered are not aligned with global standards. There is also demand for workers with more general business skills, including information ...

Roving on Mars: Revving up for Future Exploration of the Red Planet - SETI Institute

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 14:53

Roving on Mars: Revving up for Future Exploration of the Red Planet
SETI Institute
Orbiters, followed by rovers sent to Mars, have yielded a dramatic increase in knowledge about Mars over the past decade. Today thanks to several years of data collected in situ and remotely we have a better understanding of its geology and ...

Nitinat Commences Work Program - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 14:37

Nitinat Commences Work Program
GlobeNewswire (press release)
The company has implemented a program of cutting lines for geophysical studies based on the mapping and historical sampling of the host rock types. The historical and non-compliant grab samples from the “strip zone” of Carscallen Gold Property show ...

Nitinat Commences Work Program - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 14:37

Nitinat Commences Work Program
GlobeNewswire (press release)
The company has implemented a program of cutting lines for geophysical studies based on the mapping and historical sampling of the host rock types. The historical and non-compliant grab samples from the “strip zone” of Carscallen Gold Property show ...

Nitinat Commences Work Program - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 14:37

Nitinat Commences Work Program
GlobeNewswire (press release)
The company has implemented a program of cutting lines for geophysical studies based on the mapping and historical sampling of the host rock types. The historical and non-compliant grab samples from the “strip zone” of Carscallen Gold Property show ...

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The last of a generation; 56-year-old Mohr Hall to be demolished in June - Sac City Express

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 11:01

Sac City Express

The last of a generation; 56-year-old Mohr Hall to be demolished in June
Sac City Express
“As the local geology professor, I got to help move and organize the move for all of our geological collections,” says Stanton. “So that's thousands of pounds of rocks and fossils and minerals.” Accommodating to the limited space provided by the ...

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ASU professor Steven Semken speaks about Arizona volcanoes Feb. 28 - Apache Junction Independent

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 08:14

ASU professor Steven Semken speaks about Arizona volcanoes Feb. 28
Apache Junction Independent
... and energetic speaker, Dr. Steven Semken is professor of geology and education in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. He also is the senior sustainability scientist in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of ...

El Capitan Precious Metals Elects Doug Sanders to its Board of Directors - Business Wire (press release)

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 05:15

Business Wire (press release)

El Capitan Precious Metals Elects Doug Sanders to its Board of Directors
Business Wire (press release)
These statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the expected completion, timing and results of metallurgical testing, interpretation of drill results, the geology, grade and continuity of mineral deposits, results of initial ...

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Proactive mining highlights: ECR Minerals, Asiamet Resources, Rainbow Rare Earths Limited… - Proactive Investors UK

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:16

Proactive Investors UK

Proactive mining highlights: ECR Minerals, Asiamet Resources, Rainbow Rare Earths Limited…
Proactive Investors UK
Studies recently conducted by Macquarie University for Shefa Yamim (LON:SEFA), the Israeli gemstone company provided a clearer understanding of the geology of Mount Carmel, the area in which Shefa Yamim has been able to find a suite of gemstones ...

Kenya has a massive skills gap: how it can fix the problem - CNBCAfrica.com

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 06:49

CNBCAfrica.com

Kenya has a massive skills gap: how it can fix the problem
CNBCAfrica.com
Kenya has more than 845 accredited technical and vocational education and training institutions, but the courses offered are not aligned with global standards. There is also demand for workers with more general business skills, including information ...

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Fri, 02/23/2018 - 04:05
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How Kenya can fix its massive skills gap problem - The Star, Kenya

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 22:50

The Star, Kenya

How Kenya can fix its massive skills gap problem
The Star, Kenya
This is a huge setback as Kenya hopes to begin crude oil exportation in 2019. Kenya has more than 845 accredited technical and vocational education and training institutions, but the courses offered are not aligned with global standards. There is also ...

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Kenya Has a Massive Skills Gap - How It Can Fix the Problem - AllAfrica.com

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 22:18

Kenya Has a Massive Skills Gap - How It Can Fix the Problem
AllAfrica.com
Kenya's extractives sector - covering oil, gas and mining - is booming. There have been recent discoveries of commercially viable resources, like oil and gold. The sector's contribution to the country's gross domestic product currently stands at around ...

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Manson Appoints Dr. Robert Lavinsky of the Arkenstone as an ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:52

GlobeNewswire (press release)

Manson Appoints Dr. Robert Lavinsky of the Arkenstone as an ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Manson Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX.V:MCK) (“Manson” or the “Company”) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Robert Lavinsky of the Arkenstone as an Advisor to the Company. Dr. Lavinsky's ...
Manson Appoints Dr. Robert Lavinsky of the Arkenstone as an AdvisorJunior Mining Network

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Gem show will include a gold-panning station, displays - Thousand Oaks Acorn

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 23:08

Thousand Oaks Acorn

Gem show will include a gold-panning station, displays
Thousand Oaks Acorn
The show will feature 60 displays of gems, minerals, fossils and handcrafted jewelry, and demonstrations including gemstone cutting/polishing, silver work and jewelry-making, beading, glass bead forging, sphere-making and precious metal clay work ...

Form 6-K ALMADEN MINERALS LTD For: Feb 21 - StreetInsider.com

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 15:11

Form 6-K ALMADEN MINERALS LTD For: Feb 21
StreetInsider.com
MMTS is an association of Geologists, Engineers and Technicians providing experienced knowledge in Geology, Mine Engineering, and Metallurgical Services and Support to the mining industry for over 15 years. Through their network of associates, they ...

Almaden Infill Hole Hits 28.95 m of 5.61 g/t Gold and 19.7 g/t Silver Beneath PFS Pit - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:15

GlobeNewswire (press release)

Almaden Infill Hole Hits 28.95 m of 5.61 g/t Gold and 19.7 g/t Silver Beneath PFS Pit
GlobeNewswire (press release)
MMTS is an association of Geologists, Engineers and Technicians providing experienced knowledge in Geology, Mine Engineering, and Metallurgical Services and Support to the mining industry for over 15 years. Through their network of associates, they ...

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In Picasso's Blue Period, Scanners Find Secrets He Painted Over - New York Times

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:53

New York Times

In Picasso's Blue Period, Scanners Find Secrets He Painted Over
New York Times
Various molecules absorb certain colors of light. The technique, called reflectance hyperspectral imaging, allows scientists to identify minerals based on patterns of dark lines in the spectrum. It is the same technique that NASA's Mars Reconnaissance ...

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One of the first Black USGS geophysicists, pioneers subsurface research - United States Geological Survey (press release)

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:50

United States Geological Survey (press release)

One of the first Black USGS geophysicists, pioneers subsurface research
United States Geological Survey (press release)
Board of Education legislation. “Education was really stressed by my parents — especially math and reading,” said Catchings, one of eight siblings. “My parents made sure all of us attended college and applied our particular skills.” Catchings ...

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Israeli scientists simulate life on Mars in the Negev - ISRAEL21c

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 02:07

ISRAEL21c

Israeli scientists simulate life on Mars in the Negev
ISRAEL21c
... geology, aridity and appearance to Mars. Such similar conditions are difficult to find in other areas of the world, the Science Ministry says. Reut Sorek-Abramovich, the mission's science officer responsible for collecting soil samples for ...

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