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Updated Online Course – Tailings Management

We have just updated the Tailings Management online course by Robert C. Lo! This course takes a comprehensive look at all aspects of tailings management–from tailings generation and storage facility design through operation to closure and decommissioning. The author has made updates related to recent tailings storage facility failures, including an update on the Mount Polley tailings dam case history (2014) and a new case history about the Samarco Fundão tailings dam (2015). This course is intended for those whose work or interest is related

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Seats Still Available for Stereographic Projections

There’s still time to register for Grazyna Chrobok’s upcoming webcast, Stereographic Projections. This course will present the principles and applications of stereographic projection techniques commonly used in rock engineering to analyze geotechnical data and to determine the likelihood of rock mass failure induced by geological structures. Participants will learn about the methodologies of plotting, processing, and interpreting geotechnical data for the purpose of stability analysis of rock slopes and underground excavations. The webcast will take place 24 – 25 April 2013, from 4:00 pm to

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Technical Professional Development Opportunity: Stereographic Projections

Grazyna Chrobok’s upcoming webcast, Stereographic Projections, will present the principles and applications of stereographic projection techniques commonly used in rock engineering to analyze geotechnical data and to determine the likelihood of rock mass failure induced by geological structures. Participants will learn about the methodologies of plotting, processing, and interpreting geotechnical data for the purpose of stability analysis of rock slopes and underground excavations. The webcast will take place 24 – 25 April 2013, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time each day, making

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Upcoming webcast: Stereographic Projections

There’s still time to register for Grazyna Chrobok’s webcast, Stereographic Projections! Grazyna is an educator and consultant with over 20 years’ experience in the industry as an engineer. Her course will present the principles and applications of stereographic projection techniques commonly used in rock engineering to analyze geotechnical data and to determine the likelihood of rock mass failure induced by geological structures. Participants will learn about the methodologies of plotting, processing, and interpreting geotechnical data for the purpose of stability analysis of rock slopes and

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New Online Course: Guidelines for Open Pit Slope Design 3 – Design

We are very pleased to announce the launch of the new online course, Guidelines for Open Pit Slope Design 3 – Design. This course is the third in a series of four courses published by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). The course is authored by John Read, Trevor Maton, Gideon Chitombo, John Floyd, Peter Williams, Loren J. Lorig, Johan Wesseloo, and Peter F. Stacey. This course will prepare participants to discuss uncertainties in collected data as well as appreciate the essential steps

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