COURSE: Mining and Geology Fundamentals for non-miners

Event Date: 
28 May 2019
$1 400.00
Optiro Head Office
Level 1, 16 Ord Street

This 1-day course has been specifically designed for non-miners (working, investing, financing or associated with the mining industry) who need to understand the key fundamentals about the mine cycle. The course takes you from exploration through to mine closure.

You will learn about:
- the key geology concepts
- drilling and sampling
- resource estimation and classification
- how a mining company takes a project through to a mining reserve
- how to interpret company reports on their mineral resources and exploration results
- the mining cycle for underground and open pit mines
- the basics of capital and operating costs and how they are incorporated into project valuation
- pre-feasibility and feasibility studies
- mine planning to optimise production
- mine closure
- the key terminology of the mining industry

The course attendees will:
- gain a greater understanding of the entire mine cycle
- learn about the operational practices of the mining industry
- understand and interpret the frequently used terminology
- have a clear understanding of the key fundamentals and concepts of geology and mining
- appreciate the importance of drilling and sampling
- learn about resource estimation, classification and the writing of the reports according to the reporting codes
- how to understand and interpret company reports
- learn about the different mining methods and understand the principles of mine design and planning
- learn about the basics of capital and operational costs and how they are incorporated into project valuation
- gain an understanding of pre-feasibility and feasibility studies
- learn about mine closure and rehabilitation

This course has an 8PD Hours rating from both the AusIMM and AIG.

Diana Ross
08 9215 0000