This course provides those from a non-mining background with a comprehensive understanding of the cycle of mining from exploration to processing.
Course delivered from Santiago, times are Chile Summer Time / Chile Standard Time (CLST/CLT).
Remote via Webex
USD$1,300 ex taxes per person. Discounts available for multiple registrations.
History, significance, key commodities, major mining companies & optional regional overview.
Key concepts, terminology, exploration, modelling, Resource & Reserve reporting.
Why we plan, mine planning stages and activities, maintenance and asset management, importance of technology.
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, access, development, production methods, material handling, and mine ventilation.
Why we process, processing stages, extractive metallurgy, steel production, and electricity generation.
How we transport material and key considerations.
Commodity pricing, and impact of price on projects/operations.
Overview of sustainability, sustainable strategy, and key social, environmental, and economic sustainability