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April 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
This course is an introduction to mining and mineral processing. Basics concepts will be presented along with many pictures, videos, and anecdotes so that the participants will have a better understanding of public information provided by exploration and mining companies.
The course content includes:
The activities of a mining company
Resources estimation and reporting
Open pit mining
By the end of the course, the participants will have basics knowledge of
how minerals are formed,
how we explore for them,
how we estimate how much there is in an orebody,
how we mine them, and
how we process them