SHORT COURSES

MINE DESIGN BASICS

Basic Fundamentals

This course is a blend of high-level concepts as well as practical tuition. This is a course educating candidates on the basics of mine design of an open pit mine using state of the art mining software. The course consists of a task assignment where candidates are expected to do a basic design of an open pit as well as a waste dump using the advanced software. The software enables novices as well as experienced mine planners to learn and understand the fundamentals of doing mine designs. The course furthermore teaches the candidate how the waste dumps and pits function together as a business unit. The course is aimed at newly appointed mine planners who wish to understand the basic and fundamental concepts of mine design, as well as non-mining professionals working in the mining industry who wishes to gain a better understanding of mine design.

MINE SCHEDULING BASICS

Basic Fundamentals

This course is a blend of high-level concepts as well as practical tuition. This is a course educating candidates on the basics of mine scheduling of an open pit mine using state of the art mining software. The course consists of a task assignment where candidates are expected to create a schedule using the advanced software. The mine’s required production profile will be given, and candidates have to figure out what the required ex-pit ore and waste tonnes must be to sustain the production throughput. The software enables novices as well as experienced mine planners to learn and understand the fundamentals of creating a mine schedule. The course furthermore teaches the candidate how the waste dumps, pits, stockpiles and plants function together as a business unit. The course is aimed at newly appointed mine planners who wish to understand the basic and fundamental concepts of mine scheduling, as well as non-mining professionals working in the mining industry who wishes to gain a better understanding of mine scheduling.

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