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Photo Competition Winners

Here are the Photo Competition Winners:

First Place: Bruce Doyle – Sunrise over DRC Mine

Second Place: Miguel Coelho – The photo depicts a main fan station in the foreground and a headgear of a shaft that was constructed in the 1920s.

Third Place: Johan Pienaar – Split seconds after the controlled methane explosion has been ignited in the Beatrix methane explosion model


Wits MEC qualification in collaboration with MVSSA

We are pleased to announce that the Wits MEC qualification in collaboration with MVSSA, is available on the Wits Enterprise website and open for students to register.

Please see the links below for more information.

  1. Fluid Flow Dynamics in Mine Environmental Control:
  2. Mathematics for Mine Environmental Control:
  3. Principles of Thermal Engineering in Mine Environmental Control:
  4. Risk Management, Fire and Explosions, Gases and Statistics in Mine Environmental Control:
  5. Occupational Hygiene in Mine Environmental Control:
  6. Legislation for Mine Environmental Control: