Malaysian Collaboration

In June 2014, CSM hosted a meeting with Menteri Besar Inc., representing the Malaysian State of Perak, and ITRI to discuss the Tin Valley Mining Vision. The mining education team later led the group on a tour of historic tin mines and places of cultural interest across Cornwall.


Camborne School of Mines to help develop Malaysian tin mining industry

On 17th December 2013, we signed a MOU with Menteri Besar Inc., representing the Perak state of Malaysia, to help develop a blueprint for sustainable mineral development. The creation of “Tin Valley” is a flagship project for MB Inc. and this exciting partnership will deliver knowledge sharing, training, research and innovation to benefit the people and economy of Malaysia.

Prof Kip Jeffrey speaking on BBC.

News Articles:


E&MJ “Malaysia works with UK experts to improve tin mining”, 26 December 2013,

IM “Camborne to help Malaysia’s Perak state revive its tin mining industry”, 20th December 2013,