Online Course Rankings for 2015

online coursesEduMine publishes these rankings at the end of each year to provide you with insight into which mining topics are considered most important and topical by our global mining audience. The following rankings are based on the number of registrations for certification for each of the listed courses:

  1. 1. An Introduction to Mining and Mineral Processing
  2. 2. Sustainable Development in Mining
  3. 3. Economic Evaluation and Optimization of Mineral Projects
  4. 4. Mine Project Economics
  5. 5. 360° Mining
  6. 6. Blast Design and Assessment for Surface Mines and Quarries
  7. 7. Mineral Project Management
  8. 8. Exploration and Mining Geology 1 – The Geologic Baseline
  9. 9. Practical Mineral Processing
  10. 10. Conventional Methods of Resource / Reserve Estimation

The rankings below give a more general idea of the popularity of different course categories (applications), based on the number of registrations for certification in each category:

  1. 1. Mining – 21%
  2. 2. Management – 20%
  3. 3. Mineral Processing – 16%
  4. 4. Environment + Community – 14%
  5. 5. Geotechnics – 13%
  6. 6. Exploration + Geology – 12%
  7. 7. Health + Safety – 4%

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Simon Houlding was Vice-President of Professional Development for InfoMine Inc. He founded Edumine in 2000, and was responsible for this InfoMine division which provides learning and training programs to the global mining industry until 31 October 2017. He is a professional engineer and author.

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