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Beverlee is Edumine's Principal Technical Writer. 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.

New Online Course – Economic Geology 101

Our new online course, Economic Geology 101, is for: beginners in exploration geology, people requiring a basic understanding of ore deposits, students, and anyone who is inquisitive about mineral deposits and how these form. The course covers an overview of major rock types, how processes in the geologic cycle relate to the formation of ore deposits, and characteristic deposit types that form for specific minerals. This course is based on the Geological Framework for the Business of Exploration and Mining, authored by David Groves, presented

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What’s New in Exploration at EduMine Online

EduMine makes significant additions to their online course catalogue in the field of exploration, geology and reserves.

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New Portuguese Online Course – Rochas, minerais e minérios comuns

We’ve just launched our latest Portuguese online course, Rochas, Minerais e Minérios Comuns! This course is a translation of Common Rocks, Minerals and Ores, by Dr. Glenn B. Stracher. The course is designed as a reference for beginners in geology and mineral exploration and for others who require the basics of rock and mineral identification. Learners who view the Portuguese course will learn how to identify common rocks and minerals in the field and to identify the ores of strategic and industrial minerals. For more

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What’s New: Online Course Offerings in Exploration, Geology and Reserves

What’s New in EduMine’s Online Course Offerings: Exploration, Geology and Reserves Exploration involves a wide range of skills from mineral identification, to geostatistics, to quality control and sampling. If you’re involved in the exploration community, or just interested in how mineral reserves are discovered and developed into mining projects, EduMine has online courses for you. EduMine has over 15 online courses addressing topics in exploration, geology and reserves. Each course is self-paced, low-bandwidth, and approved by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

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New Online Course: Mining Explained

EduMine is pleased to announce the launch of a new online course developed from the 11th edition of Mining Explained by the Northern Miner. This respected reference on exploration, mining and metallurgy, and investing explains in layperson’s terms how minerals are discovered, extracted, refined and marketed. The comprehensive Mining Explained online course covers basic geology, prospecting, sampling and drilling, mining methods, metals markets, investing in mining, and much more! For more information, visit the course introduction page.

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Mining 101 Webcast: Register Now!

There are still seats available for our very popular Mining 101 webcast this January! Dr. Scott Dunbar will cover the basic concepts of mining and mineral processing in this 3-session webcast designed for people who are new to the mining industry and for those who seek a broad understanding of mining processes. Annual EduMine subscribers and groups of 3 or more qualify for a 10% discount on registration. The webcast will be held January 15 – 17, 2013, from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm Pacific

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