Day: November 9, 2016

Celebrate international education week at Missouri S&T

Posted by on November 9, 2016

Celebrate the benefits of international education at Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Global Showcase. This annual event will be held 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Havener Center atrium on the Missouri S&T campus.

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Missouri S&T mining expert helps write new rules

Posted by on November 9, 2016

A mining expert from Missouri University of Science and Technology lent a hand in writing new Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) mining disclosure rules that could guide the industry for the next 20 to 30 years.

Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei, associate professor of mining engineering at Missouri S&T, worked for the SEC from early February 2015 to mid-August 2016 in Washington, D.C., to craft guidelines on disclosures on mine property and payments by publicly traded mining companies. The current mining property disclosure rules have been in place for 30 years, and if accepted, the new ones — designed to bring the United States more in line with international standards — should last at least that long.

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