Joalet Steenkamp wins 2017 TMS Best Pyrometallurgy Paper Award

Originally published by TMS – March 2017. Congratulations to Joalet Steenkamp of Mintek, South Africa, and her coauthors, Derek Hayman and Jacobus Sutherland, for winning the TMS Best Pyrometallurgy Paper Award for 2017, to be awarded in San Diego next week. Says Joalet: “I fell in love with pyrometallurgy at the tender age of 17, […]

Women in Safety

Originally published in Safety + Health Magazine – September 2016. A woman can be a rare face in safety, particularly in leadership roles. When Safety+Health conducts its annual surveys of safety professionals, women consistently make up less than 30 percent of respondents. S+H spoke with five female safety pros about challenges they’ve faced, obstacles they’ve […]

Nevada’s Mining Industry Looks To Boost Female Ranks

From geologists to truck drivers, women have been working jobs in the mining industry for much of the last half century. Yet for all their progress, women are still largely under-represented in the industry, prompting some trade groups to take a closer look at gender disparity. Reno Public Radio’s Julia Ritchey brings us the first […]