Author Archives: Sandra Wunsch

Sandra Wunsch is the Educational Events Manager for EduMine. She has over 15 years’ experience in training, event management, and Human Resources, having worked in the public service sector in Germany and for InfoMine, Canada for many years.

Thank You All

Last week was a great week for EduMine and we would like to take a moment to express our appreciation to all that have made our success possible! On May 11th EduMine’s founder and VP, Simon Houlding was awarded the Vale Medal at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM’s) annual conference in Montreal, an honor that is presented as a mark of distinction and recognition to the person who has made a meritorious and practical contribution of outstanding importance to the mining

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EduMine’s Simon Houlding awarded Vale Medal at CIM 2015

EduMine is proud to announce that Simon Houlding was awarded the Vale Medal for Meritorious Contributions to Mining, an honor that is presented as a mark of distinction and recognition to the person who has made a meritorious and practical contribution of outstanding importance to the mining and metallurgical industry of Canada. Simon, EduMine’s founder and VP, received the prestigious medal at Monday night’s gala dinner held at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM’s) annual conference in Montreal. In 1999 Simon joined

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EMBA in Strategic Mining Management

Designed exclusively for the mining industry, this first-of-its-kind executive business degree was developed in consultation with mining professionals for mining professionals. The new EMBA in Strategic Mining Management harnesses the world-renowned expertise in business education of the Sauder School of Business and North America’s largest and most advanced centre for mining engineering education and research, the Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, to train highly skilled executives in the fields of Operations Management and Executive Management. The curriculum integrates knowledge from core business and mining disciplines

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Andy Robertson in Mining Hall of Fame

On Monday night, 16th February 2015 the International Mining magazine inducted new members into the Mining Hall of Fame. We congratulate InfoMine CEO, EduMine Review Board Executive Chairman and online course author Dr. Andy Robertson!

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Professional Development 2014

With the end of year fast approaching, you’re probably wondering how you can fulfil the last professional development hours you require to maintain your professional status. EduMine’s courses could be the solution for you! At a time and from a place convenient to you, you can develop yourself by taking our online courses – all you require is access to the internet. Or you may want to explore what live webcast and short course topics we have left scheduled for the year. To view all

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EduMine’s Upcoming Courses – Fall 2014

Summer’s coming to a close, the kids are heading back to school, and it’s a great time for you to catch up on your professional development hours and learn some new skills! Take a look at our upcoming live webcasts and short courses as you plan your schedule for October/November. Early booking is advised as some courses have limited seats available! We are pleased to welcome back world renowned experts in their subject matter for this fall’s schedule of short courses. To highlight just a

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Courses on Geotechnics, Rock Mechanics and Hydrology

The engineering aspects of a mine are paramount for stability, safety, and economical extraction. If you cannot move, open, and control the earth, you will not have a mine. If you cannot predict, model, and manipulate the water, you will not have a mine. Stay up-to-date on the most recent developments in and methods for geological and hydrogeological engineering at mines. EduMine’s live courses offer the opportunity to learn directly from industry specialists. Live webcasts can be attended from anywhere with an internet connection, and

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EduMine’s Upcoming Courses – August 2014

We are back with two popular webcasts this month! Our Spanish speaking audience will be pleased to see Establecer y mantener una licencia social para operar en minería being held again, August 12-14. And, for the third time this year, our most popular course is back; Scott Dunbar’s Mining 101 webcast will run August 26-28. In the coming weeks, we will be finalizing our fall program. Take a look at what’s currently scheduled and let us know if there’s a topic you need which is

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EduMine’s Upcoming Courses – July 2014

Due to the planning phase of our fall program there are no short courses or webcasts scheduled for this month. But it’s only a short break as we will be back with new and rescheduled topics in August. In the meantime, take a sneak-peek at our upcoming courses. When you can’t attend a course in person, there are options to keep up with your professional development! It’s the perfect time to take one of EduMine’s many online courses – whether it’s at the mine site,

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EduMine’s Upcoming Courses – June 2014

Have you started a new position as operator or know of finance/HR personnel who need an overall understanding of a typical copper/gold mineral processing circuit? Do you need to reduce maintenance costs, risks and want to shift from reactive to proactive approaches in managing and operating equipment and systems? Has your mine staff the tools required to effectively gather geotechnical data for rock mass classification and rock mechanics design calculations? This month covers all of the above and more! Take a look at these upcoming

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