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This house asks “Whether mining should be allowed on the moon and in Antarctica?”

January 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The presentations will be presented from this GoToMeeting Room.  Click the Link at the end of the sentence to download the GoToMeeting App.

Presentations will be made by four people outlining how mining could affect the moon and Antarctica either positively or negatively.  This number may evolve.

Presenters Profiles:

  1. Dion Brandt

Senior Associate and Geologist

Behre Dolbear International

Gold and Base Metal Consultant

Research areas include Meteorite Impact Studies and Fluvial Systems

  1. Joshua Rasera

Mechanical Engineer

3rd Year Ph.D. Student

Imperial College

  1. Colin Morrish

Mining Engineer Consultant

Occupational Health and Safety, Mining Methods, Rock Mechanics specialist

Formerly Mines Inspector employed by the province of Saskatchewan in Canada for 18 years.

  1. Sue Struthers

MinSouth Past President

Chartered Environmentalist

There will be an opportunity for you to put forward questions or your own views after the presentations and participate in an informal straw poll.

By way of some background to mining on the moon, see the video of Joshua’s Young People’s Lecture Competition (YPLC) presentation on this topic on the MinSouth website which can be located at this Link

Mr. Rasera also presented to the NXGEN Resources Student Conference last November.  A copy of this presentation is available on YouTube:  NXGEN Resources 2020 YPLC Presentation.


January 14
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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