TORONTO, CANADA – FEBRUARY 18, 2020 – CSA Global (an ERM Group company) and the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) are excited to announce the 2020 Joan Bath and Peter Howe Bursary Award winners.
The awards, presented for the second time at the PDAC 2020 Convention during the Student-Industry Networking Luncheon on Tuesday, March 3, recognize geoscientists and mining engineers in their quest to advance the economic aspects of the mineral industry in Canada through research.
CSA Global’s Americas Partner, Dr Neal Reynolds stated: “We are delighted to congratulate Josephine Morgenroth, Recipient of the 2020 Joan Bath Award and Talia Moum, Recipient of the 2020 Peter Howe Award, and we are proud to be able to support their valuable research and increasing participation of women in the mining industry.”
The Student Bursary Award Program was launched in 2018 in collaboration with PDAC to assist geoscientists and mining engineers to undertake further study in the areas of economic geology or mining.
The awards honour, Joan Bath, a highly respected mining engineer from CSA Global in Perth, Western Australia. Joan was the first woman to graduate as Mining Engineer in Australia and has embodied excellence and achievement in the mining industry over four decades.
The late Peter Howe was a geologist and mining engineer and an icon of the Canadian mining sector. Peter was a global leader in exploration consulting, and the Founder of ACA Howe International (acquired by CSA Global in 2016) and was responsible for several important mine discoveries globally.
“PDAC congratulates Josephine Morgenroth, recipient of the 2020 Joan Bath Bursary, for her research into the application of machine learning methods towards predicting rock mass behaviour, and to Talia Moum, the 2020 Peter Howe Bursary recipient, for her research into the ore-forming processes behind modern seafloor massive sulphide deposits,” says PDAC President, Felix Lee. “We wish you both continued success with your research and careers, and ongoing contribution to the mineral exploration and mining industry.”
About CSA Global
CSA Global is a leading provider of management and consulting services and specialises in corporate, mining, resources, exploration, technology, and water services to a wide variety of clients across the global minerals industry. CSA Global has been delivering trusted technical services, training and independent advice to public and private mining companies, governments, industry associations, financial and legal groups globally for more than 35 years. CSA Global is a member of the ERM group of companies, a global provider of sustainability advisory services, including environmental, health, safety, risk and social consulting. CSA Global and ERM work collaboratively on projects with a view to better support the evolving needs of our clients to help them operate more sustainably. Please visit www.csaglobal.com
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About the PDAC
The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is the leading voice of the mineral exploration and development community. With over 7,500 members around the world, PDAC’s work centres on supporting a competitive, responsible mineral sector. PDAC is known worldwide for its annual PDAC Convention—the premier international event for the industry—that has attracted over 25,000 people from 135 countries in recent years and will next be held March 1-4, 2020 in Toronto. Please visit www.pdac.ca
PDAC Media Contact | Kristy Kenny | Manager, Communications
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