This course provides those from a non-mining background with a comprehensive understanding of the cycle of mining from exploration to processing.
History, significance, key commodities, major mining companies & regional overview.
Key concepts, terminology, exploration, modelling and resource & reserve reporting.
Why we plan, mine planning stages and activities, maintenance and asset management and the importance of technology in planning.
Why mine from surface, types of surface mines, terminology, cycle of mining and equipment detail modules (drill & blast, truck & loader, dragline).
Why we mine underground, terminology, underground mining cycle and overview of equipment.
Why we process, processing stages, extractive metallurgy, steel production, and electricity generation.
How and where we transport material to and key pricing considerations for investment/operations.
Why do closure, closure process and integration with social, environmental and economic sustainability.
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Classroom or Remote
Classroom – Two Days
Remote – 15 hours (5 x 3 hour sessions)