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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 Courses – Leadership Development Series

We are pleased to announce the launch of the first two courses in the series, Leadership Development, by Elaine Cullen and Trudy Gallinger! Most of us strive to develop our careers and ultimately move up the career ladder. This also means that most of us will manage people. The workforce is changing, with many experienced people retiring, companies tapping into a global pool of talent, and a new generation of people with different values, expectations, and motivations coming in. To understand these differences in the

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What’s New in Management, Risk, and Finance at EduMine Online

There have been quite a few additions this past year to our courses on mine management, risk and mining finance. In the past year, we’ve launched 5 new courses (4 in English and 1 in Spanish) and revised 1 current course. Take a look below to see the new additions! At the start of a mining project, there are of a lot of unknown variables. Even When the mining project is in operation, there is no crystal ball to tell exactly when the mining project

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Courses on Geotechnics, Rock Mechanics and Hydrology

Scheduled for Fall 2013 The engineering aspects of a mine are paramount for stability, safety, and economical extraction. If you cannot move, open, and control the earth, you will not have a mine. If you cannot predict, model, and manipulate the water, you will not have a mine. Stay up-to-date on the most recent developments in and methods for geological and hydrogeological engineering at mines. EduMine’s live courses offer the opportunity to learn directly from industry specialists. Live webcasts can be attended from anywhere with

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What’s New: Online Course Offerings in Management and Financial Topics

What’s New in EduMine’s Online Course Offerings: Management, Risk and Financial Topics Are you a mine site supervisor or a mining economist? Perhaps you’re involved in risk assessment, or maybe you’re an independent investor interested in minerals markets? Whether you’re experienced or just starting out, we have online courses for you. EduMine has more than 20 online courses addressing topics in management, risk and financial topics for the mining industry. Each course is self-paced, low-bandwidth, and approved by the International Association for Continuing Education and

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Mobile Fleet Risk Management Webcast: Seats Still Available

There’s still time to register for Michael Currie’s upcoming Mobile Fleet Risk Management webcast. The material in this course is designed for anyone who wishes to understand fleet-specific liability issues, whether they’re involved in mine risk assessments or mobile fleet planning and selection. This course deals with the fundamentals of identifying, quantifying, and mitigating risks inherent to operating large mining vehicles in open pits, with particular emphasis on leveraging on-board vehicle systems and utilizing a reliable risk index to inform decision making. This 2-session webcast

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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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New Online Course: Guidelines for Frontline Supervisors

EduMine is pleased to present a new course by Ron and Gloria Magill, designed to augment and strengthen the skill set required to be effective as a supervisor. Guidelines for Frontline Supervisors is a short, accessible course, and draws on the authors’ 40+ years of supervisory experience. The goal of this course is to demystify a great deal of the interaction between the supervisor and worker, the supervisor and upper management, and the supervisor and the various regulations that have an impact on a frontline

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