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Steven Hahn grew up on the Prairies and moved to Vancouver to pursue an MA in English. He is a Technical Writer and provides support for educational events at EduMine.

New Online Course: Applied Ethics in Exploration and Mining

Sound decision-making is essential for success in business, and a sound grasp of ethics is vital to sound business decision-making. Michael Gannon’s new online course, Applied Ethics in Exploration and Mining, covers ethics as it applies to decision making in the mineral exploration and mining industries. Learners who complete the course will be equipped to critically assess decisions in terms of their ethical components and to extract practical ethical lessons from real-life cases. To learn more or to register for certification, have a look at

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Still Time to Register for Small Gold Mining Is (Can Be) Beautiful

Our last webcast of 2013, Dr. Marcello Veiga’s Small Gold Mining Is (Can Be) Beautiful, starts next Monday. Dr. Veiga’s webcast 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 webcast

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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 webcast will take place 25 – 27 November 2013, and

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Coming in November – Small Gold Mining Is (Can Be) Beautiful Webcast

Each year, environmental and social issues become more complex and more pronounced in the global mining industry. All mines face these issues, regardless of the geographic location, cultural situation, and economic circumstances. It is crucial that you know what these issues are and how you should interact with them. 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

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

Each year, environmental and social issues become more complex and more pronounced in the global mining industry. All mines face these issues, regardless of the geographic location, cultural situation, and economic circumstances. It is crucial that you know what these issues are and how you should interact with them. 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

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A Sneak Peek at What’s Coming Up for EduMine Online

It’s time for another quick look ahead at what you can expect over the next few months from EduMine! We have a very exciting new online course launching soon from Michael Gannon entitled Applied Ethics in Exploration and Mining! This course explores ethical concerns in the mineral exploration and mining indutries, and the consequences of poor ethical decisions on business, industry and reputation. It will cover topics like ethical viewpoints, morals, ecological ethics, decision-making and more. Another imminent addition to our online course library is

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