An Introduction to Mining and Mineral Processing

Content
12 modules

Rating

Course Length
8 hours

Instructor
Edumine Courses

Released
09 Oct 2019

Price
$329.00

Description

This course provides a non-technical introduction to the basic concepts of mineral exploration, ore extraction, mineral processing, and mine waste management, with numerous examples, figures and images of mining. Also included are some key aspects of the economics of a mining and mineral processing operation.

An Introduction to Mining and Mineral Processing is for anyone who finds themselves working in the mining industry and needs a broad understanding of the industry without the technical details. Examples include geologists, chemists, engineers (except perhaps mining engineers), administrative staff, investors, accountants and suppliers.

This is a premium course which has been peer-reviewed by a committee appointed by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME).

Authors

  • Dr. Scott Dunbar

 

Duration: 8 Hours
Access: 90 Days
Category: Mining
Level: Introduce
Version Date: June 6, 2014


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Objectives

Content

The presentation is pictorial and conceptual in nature, and follows a light, easy-to-read format. The course comprises 21 short sessions, each of approximately 15 minutes viewing duration, plus five interactive reviews that confirm the viewer's achievement of learning objectives. The total duration of the course is approximately eight hours

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the mining industry and mining issues with confidence

Recommended Background

  • High school science

Certificate

By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Edumine Certification

Learning Credits

CEU
0.8
PDH
8.0
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Table of contents
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Module 1: Geological Concepts
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Knowledge Check Module 1: Geological Concepts
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Module 2: Mining Methods
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Knowledge Check Module 2: Mining Methods
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Module 3: Mineral Processing and Refining
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Knowledge Check Module 3: Mineral Processing and Refining
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Module 4: Mine Waste Management
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Knowledge Check Module 4: Mine Waste Management
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Module 5: Mining and Money
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Knowledge Check Module 5: Mining and Money
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Module 6: Appendices
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Added 3 months ago, by George
Some answers might be wrong, please review.
 
Added 4 months ago, by Christina
 
Added 6 months ago, by Joanna
I found this a poorly put-together course. The single learning objective in the introduction was not enough to identify the important topics within the modules. Each lesson with the the each module should have included learning objectives. I noticed in the exam for the final question, I was prohibited from choosing more than one option, as the question indicated I should. I also was unable to locate the passing requirements in the introduction. Including a learning comprehension exercise at the end of each module would be helpful. The information was interesting, but took much longer than described in the overview.
 
Added 7 months ago, by Rishi
 
Added 7 months ago, by Kassandra
 
Added 7 months ago, by Shaun
A lot of information not pertitent to the field i'm in. Very technical not for someone without a technical background. Quiz Questions were ambiguous very detailed oriented.
 
Added 8 months ago, by Dakalo
For the price paid, it would be better delivered in video form as it would make it more interactive. It is more of a self study course.

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