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Beverlee is a Senior Technical Writer at EduMine. She has experience writing and editing technical content for the software and mining industries. She also has an interest in user interface design and user experience.

Metal Mining Discharges – Impacts and Controls

We have recently revised our online course, Metal Mining Discharges – Impacts and Controls, by Dr. Frances Solomon. Dr. Solomon has more than 25 years of professional experience in environmental agencies, addressing the biological impacts of toxic water pollutants, pollution prevention and control, and protection and restoration of salmon habitat. Her course presents the principles of ecology with respect to aquatic ecosystems, and how metals from all stages in the life of a mine are discharged to these ecosystems. The course also examines the properties

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Updated Online Course: Metal Mining Discharges – Impacts and Controls

We’ve updated the review questions and tidied up one of our highly rated online courses, Dr Fran Solomon’s Metal Mining Discharges – Impacts and Controls. If you haven’t been through it yet, now’s a great time to take a look! This course presents the principles of ecology with respect to aquatic ecosystems, and how metals from all stages in the life of a mine are discharged to these ecosystems. The course also examines the properties of metals and discusses various toxicity testing methods and controls.

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Metal Mining Discharges – Impacts and Controls

Collaboration between engineers and scientists with respect to prospecting, design, development, permitting, operation, and closure of mines is key to reducing environmental impact and ensuring the future of a vital and profitable metal extraction industry. Dr. Frances Solomon’s engaging and timely short course, Metal Mining Discharges – Impacts and Controls, aims to encourage environmentally-sensitive mining practice by educating mining engineers and environmental professionals about the impacts of metals on fish, other aquatic species, and human health. This 2-day short course will be held in Vancouver,

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Upcoming Webcast: Small Gold Mining Is (Can Be) Beautiful

Dr. Marcello Veiga’s upcoming webcast, Small Gold Mining Is (Can Be) Beautiful explores and integrates the technical, environmental, social, and political aspects of artisanal and small-scale gold mining, creating a holistic view for policy makers and entrepreneurs. The course will cover the bad and good aspects of artisanal and small-scale gold mining and will stress the techniques that can be used to transform an artisanal processing plant into an organized and clean small operation. This three-session webcast will take place 25 – 27 February 2013,

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