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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.

Updated Online Course – Groundwater in Mining

We’ve just launched author updates for Jack Caldwell’s online course, Groundwater in Mining. This course focuses on groundwater theory and practice applicable to mines and the specifics of open pits, shafts, underground mine workings, heap leach pads, waste rock dumps, and tailings impoundments. For more info, see the course page.

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New Online Course – Heap Leach Design

September 2013 appears to be the month for Heap Leaching: two weeks ago, we finished our first Heap Leach Facility Design, Construction, Operation, and Closure live webcast; all this week, our colleagues at ConferenceMine are hosting the Heap Leach Solutions conference; now, to add to all the excitement, we’ve launched a new online course, Heap Leach Design by Terry Mandziak (SRK) and Dirk van Zyl (UBC). Our new course will prepare you to establish the geotechnical, hydrogeological and metallurgical design criteria for a heap leach

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Online Course Heap Leach Pads has been Updated!

EduMine author and presenter Jack Caldwell has updated his popular online Heap Leach Pads course! This course is about heap leaching: the design of heap leach pads; the mechanics of preparing the mined ore for placement on a pad; the construction processes involved in placing materials on pads for leaching; the operation of heap leach pads; the physics and chemistry of the seepage of fluids through the ore; and the ultimate closure of the heap leach pad when mining ends. This course qualifies for the

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