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Understanding the Mining Industry From A to Z

March 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - March 3, 2018 @ 4:30 pm


Join the more than 200 participants who have mastered the mining industry by taking our acclaimed three-day course “Understanding the Mining Industry From A to Z”. This modern and interactive course provides you with an overview on all aspects of mining and financing including:

Day 1 – Introduction to Mining (mine life stages, exploration, mining studies, the mining process, design and planning, quantification and interpretation, extraction and processing, rehabilitation)

Day 2 – The Economics of Mining (operations into economics, exploration expenditure, determining capital requirements, mining equipment options, economic evaluation)

Day 3 – Financing and Deal-making (raising funds and financial instruments, equity investments, debt and project finance, joint ventures, marketing and off-take agreements, technical report and media release interpretation)

Your class leader is Dr. Willem Smuts, a geologist with a masters degree in sedimentology from the University of Port Elizabeth and a Ph.D. from Pretoria University, who has authored over 79 scientific and technical papers. Willem has 27 years of technical and management experience in research, exploration, mining and consulting. He has edited several leading mining magazines, independently consults on coal, gold and base metals exploration and has been delivering hands-on mining courses for companies and individuals around the globe.


March 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am
March 3, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
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Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto – Harbourfront
249 Queen's Quay West

Toronto, Ontario M5J 2N5 Canada
416 203 3333


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