Date: Monday 28 October 2019
Time: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Location: Melbourne Convention Centre
The one day Mining for Non-Miners workshop provides those from a non-mining background with a comprehensive understanding of the cycle of mining from exploration to planning, extraction, then processing.
Following this course, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of operational practices pivotal to the mining industry, be able to apply essential terminology, grasp the concepts and processes involved in mining activities and the roles of key personnel.
- Gain knowledge of the global mining industry
- Understand key mining concepts and decision making processes
- Explore the inter-relationships from exploration to product
- Appreciate the various methods of extracting and processing material
- Increase knowledge of commonly used mining terms
MINING FOR NON-MINERS COURSE CONTENT
- Overview of the Mining Industry
History, significance, key commodities (coal, iron ore, gold, copper, nickel, bauxite), and major mining companies.
- Geology, Exploration, Modelling, Resource & Reserve Reporting
Key concepts, terminology, exploration, modelling, and Resource & Reserve reporting.
- Mine Planning & Asset Management
Why we plan, mine planning stages & activities, maintenance & asset management, and importance of technology.
- Surface Mining (Coal & Metals)
Why mine from surface, types of surface mines, terminology, cycle of mining and brief equipment overview.
- Underground Mining (Coal & Metals)
Why we mine underground, terminology, access, development, production methods, material handling, and mine ventilation.
Why we process and key processing stages.
Overview of sustainability, sustainable strategy, and key social, environmental, and economic sustainability.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND MINING FOR NON-MINERS?
- Those from a non-mining background who wish to achieve a greater understanding of mining operations. In particular, those who are looking to achieve effective working relationships with core mining staff or who have peripheral contact with the mining industry.
- New recruits of mining and mining exploration companies seeking a concise overview of the industry
- Mining equipment, technology and service suppliers
- Investors in mining companies wanting a clear overview of how mining operations work
- Anyone working closely with mining companies needing a strong general understanding of the business of mining
- Information Technology Professionals
- Maintenance Teams
- Human Resource Specialists
- Legal Professionals
- Logistics Specialists
- Investors & Bankers
- Public Relations Personnel
- Management Consultants
- Equipment Manufacturers
- Sales Representatives
AusIMM Professional Development (PD)
Attending a workshop at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) will contribute up to 7.5 hours towards your professional development (PD).
AusIMM members are encouraged to engage in ongoing professional development (PD) throughout their career. Maintaining current knowledge and skills through PD activities is key to ensuring AusIMM members continue to be the leading professionals in the global resources sector.