Botswana International University of Science & Technology - BIUST

National Collaborations

BOTSWANA MINING MUSEUM EDUCATION RESEARCH CENTRE (BOMMERC) 

With seed funding from the European Union and in conjunction with BCL Mine and the Selebi-Phikwe Regional Development Agency, BIUST is helping to transform a decommissioned open pit and mineshaft (150kms from Palapye) into a science museum, mining laboratory and research centre.

NATIONAL FOOD TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH CENTRE

BIUST and the National Food Technology Research Centre have agreed to carry out research in the field of Botswana food security.

 

Agency Location & Date Result & Follow-up Plans
BOTSWANA POWER CORPORATION (BPC) (Gaborone, Botswana March 6, 2014)
  • Assessment of BPC’s expansion plans and technical challenges.
  • Identification of research and policy support issues and areas of collaboration such as coal mining, processing and use; environmental impact.
  • BIUST will develop and submit grant proposals.

DEBSWANA

(Gaborone, Botswana, March 11, 2014)

  • Highlight of BIUST research, development, skills development and industrial support programmes.
  • Identified areas of possible technical support to Debswana being excavation processes, tailing beneficiation, polishing and cutting technology.
  • Debswana to commission its technical personnel to collaborate with BIUST.

MORUPULE COAL MINE, PALAPYE

(Palapye, Botswana, March 18,2014)
  • Analysis of expansion plan of the Mine and technical requirements.
  • Areas of possible technical contributions by BIUST through funding projects include coal excavation rates, blast design for opening cast mining, tailings management, coal pelletizing, washing and processing technology, subsidence control and room and pillar design for revenue and safety  optimization.
  • Program proposal to be developed and submitted by BIUST.

BAMANGWATO CONCESSIONS LTD. (BCL) MINE, SELIBI-PHIKWE

(Selibi-Phikwe, Botswana, March 21, 2014)

  • BIUST is a collaborator with BCL on the BOMMERC project and will be performing research therein.
  • One of the BIUST extension centers will be sited at BCL faculty.
  • BIUST will develop specific research proposals as a component as a component of the BOMMERC programme.

Newsletter

Make sure you dont miss interesting happenings by joining our newsletter program.

Contact us

Do you have a question, query or suggestion?

  • Hot line: +267 4900-117

Connect with us

We're on Social Networks. Follow us & get in touch.
You are here: Home About National Collaborations