Key Learning Outcomes:
Understand the make-up of the African mining industry
Discover mine exploration techniques
Understand mine geology and ore body modelling
Analyse resource/reserve estimation and statutory requirements: SAMREC
Learn about mine planning and mine start-ups
Analyse mining methods, processes and practices _ surface and underground
Understand mine closures, environmental, safety and legal considerations
Comprehend corporate governance, industry challenges and the future
About the Course:
This course will provide a new or relatively new entrant into the mining industry with a clear understanding of the fundamentals, workings and technical components of mining in general, and its application in the African and global industry.
Participants will learn about the technical aspects of mining ranging from exploration methods, geology, resource estimation, surface mining and underground mining to mine planning, mining methods, mine processing and mine closures.
You will gain a sound understanding for the terminology used within the industry and gain knowledge of the motivation and factors that influence the technical and broader industry personnel whom they interact with on a day-to-day basis.
For those who need to become experts in the mining industry, this course will provide a fundamental background and starting point, and improve communication and negotiation with peers and stakeholders.
This course features activities and case studies and will benefit all those who need to better communicate with peers about the industry and its technical and economic components.
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