EduMine Rankings and Demographics for 2016

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The following rankings and demographics are based on records and analytics from 2016.

Audience: 236,000 unique visitors.

Top 10 countries by visitor statistics …

  1. Canada: 17% (15% in 2015)
  2. United States: 13% (14% in 2015)
  3. India: 6% (5% in 2015)
  4. United Kingdom: 6% (4% in 2015)
  5. South Africa: 5% (6% in 2015)
  6. Australia: 5% (5% in 2015)
  7. Brazil: 3% (3% in 2015)
  8. Peru: 3% (4% in 2015)
  9. Mexico: 3% (3% in 2015)
  10. Chile: 2% (3% in 2015)

Age: 61% of EduMine visitors are less than 35 years of age.

Gender: 46% of EduMine visitors are women.

Browser: Chrome is the most popular browser.

Device: 27% of EduMine visitors use mobile or tablet devices.

Course category rankings for online courses by number of certifications …

  1. Management (1 in 2015)
  2. Mining (2 in 2015)
  3. Mineral Processing (4 in 2015)
  4. Geotechnics (3 in 2015)
  5. Exploration and Geology (6 in 2015)
  6. Environment and Community (5 in 2015)
  7. Health and Safety (7 in 2015)

Top 10 online courses by number of pageviews …

  1. An Introduction to Mining and Mineral Processing (1 in 2015)
  2. Blast Design and Assessment for Surface Mines and Quarries (2 in 2015)
  3. 360° Mining (3 in 2015)
  4. Flotation 1 – Fundamentals (7 in 2015)
  5. Underground Mining Methods and Equipment (5 in 2015)
  6. Mine Planning 1 – Strategy (11 in 2015)
  7. Conventional Methods of Resource / Reserve Estimation (6 in 2015)
  8. Quality Control of Geochemical and Assay Samples (10 in 2015)
  9. Ore Minerals (17 in 2015)
  10. Economic Geology 101 (new course)

Top 10 online tools by number of pageviews …

  1. Dupuit Equation for Steady-State Flow in an Unconfined Aquifer (1 monitoring well) (2 in 2015)
  2. Dictionary of Mining, Mineral and Related Terms (1 in 2015)
  3. Mining Method Selection (4 in 2015)
  4. Rock Mass Rating (RMR) Calculation (3 in 2015)
  5. Bench Blasting – Peak Particle Velocity (PPV) for Assessment of Structural Damage Potential (5 in 2015)
  6. Open Pit Design – Inter-Ramp Angles and Volume Changes from Bench Geometry (6 in 2015)
  7. Dupuit Equation for Steady-State Flow to a Trench in an Unconfined Aquifer (With Recharge) (7 in 2015)
  8. Thiem Equation for Steady-State Flow in a Confined Aquifer (2 monitoring wells) (10 in 2015)
  9. Geology – Three Point Problem (8 in 2015)
  10. Darcy Equation for Flow in a Confined Aquifer (9 in 2015)

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Simon Houlding is Vice-President of Professional Development for InfoMine Inc., responsible for EduMine, the professional development division which provides learning and training programs to the global mining industry. He is a practicing professional engineer and author.

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