Geology for Non-Geologists

DatesFebruary 11 2013
CityJohannesburg, South Africa
Contact NameShannon Aitken
Local Phone+61 8 9211 8674
Fax+61 8 9322 2576
Main BodyThis 1-day course has been especially designed for non-geologists working in, associated with or investing in the mining industry. The
course will teach you the key geology and resource concepts, and help you learn more about geology, through the examination of rock
specimens and practical activities. You will learn how a company progresses a project from early-stage exploration through to a mining
reserve. See examples of how to interpret mineral resource and exploration results in stock exchange company announcements. Find out or
refresh your knowledge on what is involved behind the scenes, and learn about the key risks to be managed using geological data.
You will gain
• An understanding of the structure of the earth and an introduction to key deposit types
• An introduction to common drilling and sample methods - key risks
• An overview of Resource Estimation - metalliferous
• An understanding of public reporting using the relevant reporting codes (JORC/SAMREC/NI43-101)
• An overview of reading and interpreting reports, as well as key geology and mining terms
FeesSpecial Discount Offers:
A 10% discount is offered to members of the professional associations listed on the registration form.
PLUS A 5% discount is offered if 2 or more delegates, from the same company, register on a course, or if 1 delegate books on more
than one course.
PLUS A 5% discount is offered if paying by credit card
The course fee includes a comprehensive course reference manual, refreshments and lunch.
For more information on Snowden’s Training and Mentoring programmes, please contact:
Diana Titren, Training Division Manager Tel: +61 8 9211 8670 Email
Please complete the following form and either fax it or email it to Shannon Aitken, Training Coordinator
Fax +61 8 9322 2576 Email
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OrganizerSnowden Mining Industry Consultants
Address87 Colin Street, West Perth, Perth, Australia 6005
Phone+61 8 9211 8670
Fax+61 8 9322 2576