Min students bring back hardware from the Canadian Mining Games

U of T Mineral Engineering students pose for a group photo at the Canadian Mining Games gala dinner the evening of Saturday, March 9, 2024 in Sudbury, Ont.

Lassonde Mineral Engineering students, representing U of T at the recent Canadian Mining Games in Sudbury, Ont., brought home some hardware. Displaying their talents resulted in two first-place nods, a second and a third-place outcomes.

At the podium for U of T this year:

  • Feroz Shah – 1st in Speech competition (topic: how to attract top talent to mining)
  • Aly Dimoglou & Raymond Bhushan – 1st in Sustainable Development
  • Aly Dimoglou & Anthony Pavlovic – 2nd in Stock Market Challenge
  • Jessie Jung & Andrew Noga – 3rd in Mineral Processing.
The 34th edition of the Canadian Mining Games ran from March 7 to 10 and saw 11 universities compete in 24 unique mining-related challenges. The annual competition provides an opportunity for mining engineering students from across Canada to showcase their mining knowledge, problem-solving and adaptive capabilities through a variety of challenging events. Additionally, the participating students are able to meet, and network with, industry professionals at the competitions, a career fair and a gala night banquet. In total, 24 competitive events were offered: 13 technical, five practical and six oral.
A full list of team members include: Aarnav, Evan Beri, Raymond Bhushan, Alyssa Dimoglou, Charlie Ellinas, Jessie Jung, Aluong Jongkuch, Grant Liao, Edmund Mah, Andrew Noga, Anthony Pavlovic, Feroz Shah, Jamil Shalabi, Ayuan (Belinda) Wang, Yu-Jen Yu, Sami Zantout.