Luncheons

Friday, January 15, 2016 Lunch Talk

Please Note: Our monthly lunch talks have moved to the Kerby Centre, 1133 7 Ave SW, Calgary, AB. The Kerby Centre is conveniently located at a C-Train station and offers free parking with validation. The main entrance to the Kerby Centre is located near the eastern end of the building, adjacent to the C-Train […]

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Thursday Dec 10, 2015 Luncheon Talk

Monthly Lunch Seminars: Thursday December 10 , 2015 – Ramada Inn – Okanagan East Room

Remote Sensing for Resource Exploration and Development

Remote Sensing technology has made huge strides recently.

From satellites hundreds of kms above the earth: we can acquire full color imagery in 30cm resolution, distinguish mineral deposits and detect movement of the earth’s […]

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Thursday November 5, 2015 MEG Luncheon

Monthly Lunch Seminars: Thursday November 5 , 2015 – Ramada Inn – Okanagan East Room

The Calgary Mineral Exploration Group Society offers monthly lunchtime seminars relating to geology and mining in the province of Alberta, across Canada and around the world.

Lunch prices:
$20.00 for members
$25.00 for non-members

Ramada Hotel Downtown
Convention Level
708 – 8th Avenue SW.
Calgary, Alberta

Doors Open at 11:30am
Talk […]

Thursday October 8, 2015 MEG Luncheon

Monthly Lunch Seminars: Thursday October 8 , 2015 – Ramada Inn – Okanagan East Room

The Calgary Mineral Exploration Group Society offers monthly lunchtime seminars relating to geology and mining in the province of Alberta, across Canada and around the world.

Lunch prices:
$20.00 for members
$25.00 for non-members

Ramada Hotel Downtown
Convention Level
708 – 8th Avenue SW.
Calgary, Alberta

The MEG’s popular Monthly […]

September 10, 2015 MEG luncheon

Free Range Tectonics – Using multiple global tectonic models to generate mineral and hydrocarbon targets
Rick Boulay, B.SC. (Geology)

Today’s dominant tectonic concept is the plate tectonic model that rolled over the geologic landscape in the late 1960’s. Classic tectonic models, abandoned tectonic models and alternative tectonic models also exist and can provide effective exploration targeting […]

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Thursday May 14, 2015 MEG Calgary Luncheon

Arrow: A Recent High-Grade Uranium Discovery in a New District
by Garrett Ainsworth, PGeo., Vice President Exploration & Development, NEXGEN ENERGY LTD.

The Arrow zone (“Arrow”) is a recent basement-hosted uranium discovery made in February 2014 by NexGen Energy Ltd. (“NexGen”) at its Rook I property in the southwest Athabasca Basin, Northern Saskatchewan. A total […]

Thursday April 2, 2015 MEG Calgary Luncheon

*Geology screwed up again! or A template for Mine Site Technical Support*
by Ted Hannah, PGeo., Vice President, Geology, NORWEST CORPORATION

In an operating scenario, everyone must understand that there will never be enough data to predict the lateral and vertical variability of Mother Nature with 100% certainty. With this in mind, mine site geologists and […]

Thursday March 12, 2015 MEG Calgary Luncheon

Global Exploration Trends 2015
by Glen Jones, Director, SNL Metals and Mining

Exploration companies continued to face headwinds in 2014, leading many to cut exploration budgets across the board. As a result, companies are budgeting to spend even less in 2015.

Higher operating and capital costs, lower ore grades, and uncertain demand for commodities have required major […]

By |February 28th, 2015|Luncheons|0 Comments|

Thursday February 19, 2015 MEG Luncheon

21st Century Prospecting … still in business at $45/bbl
by Robert Munday, Ph.D., P.Geol.

Robert J. Munday is making an official disclaimer: he will be making forward looking investment strategy statements in the followings to which he assumes no legal responsibility whatsoever.

Robert considers himself a prospector – which is more business than science and engineering. He […]

By |February 7th, 2015|Luncheons|0 Comments|

MEG Luncheon Thursday January 15 , 2015

Lunch prices:
$20.00 for members
$25.00 for non-members

Ramada Hotel Downtown, 708 – 8th Avenue SW.
Calgary, Alberta
Convention Level
A documentary video by Approaching Science: The discovery of a thousand year old gold mine in Suichang, Zhejiang, China
Explained and translated in English by Virginia Trapnell, P.Geol.

This video in Chinese Mandarin documented the story of the 1965 discovery of a […]