WA School of Mines Rock Mechanics researcher receives Materials, Minerals and Mining Award

Congratulations to Chris Drover, current PhD Candidate in the Curtin WA School of Mines’ Rock Mechanics Group, for being awarded the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining’s (IOM3) Mann Redmayne Medal. Chris was recognised for his paper which featured in the IMM Transactions A: Mining Technology publication, entitled: Estimation of dynamic load demand on a ground support scheme due to a large structurally controlled violent failure: A case study. The paper was co-authored by Professor Ernesto Villaescusa.

Congratulations to both Chris and Ernesto who will collect their award at a dinner in London later this year.

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