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Beverlee is a technical writer and provides support for educational events at EduMine. Beverlee has many years of experience as a technical and journalistic writer, working in these fields in both Vancouver and Montreal.

New Online Course – Covers for Mine Geowaste Facilities – 2: Design and Performance Analysis

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new online course, Covers for Mine Geowaste Facilities – 2: Design and Performance Analysis by Jack Caldwell. This course is the second in a series of two courses on covers for mine geowaste facilities. This course deals with cover design and performance analysis: the calculations and analyses that underlie comprehensive cover design which includes: engineering, scientific, and technical design methods to calculate and quantify just how the cover may perform in regards to stability, infiltration, erosion,

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New Online Course – Covers for Mine Geowaste Facilities – 1: Principles, Practice, and Selection

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new online course, Covers for Mine Geowaste Facilities – 1: Principles, Practice, and Selection by Jack Caldwell. This course is the first in a series of two courses on covers for mine geowaste facilities deals with the general principles and practice of covers—what their purpose is, what objectives govern their selection and detailing, and what to consider when choosing a cover for your specific facility. In this course, we examine the: objectives of mine closure—the activity

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New Online Course: Mine Planning 2 – Operations

We’re pleased to announce the launch of Mine Planning 2 – Operations. This course is the second in a set of three online courses on Mine Planning. This course focuses on the main concepts associated with investigating the financial impact of a number of key levers on the value of a mine plan by introducing the key mine planning concepts of sequence and scheduling as well as cut-off grade. While mine planners should endeavour to design and implement plans that are safe, environmentally sustainable and

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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 – Tailings Management by Robert C. Lo

The consequences of tailings storage facility failure are significant, and there have been several failures in recent years. It is the responsibility of anyone involved in the design, construction, operation or closure of a tailings facility to be fully cognisant of every aspect of tailings management. Robert C. Lo’s new online course, Tailings Management, takes a comprehensive look at all aspects of tailings management–from tailings generation and storage facility design through operation to closure and decommissioning. For more info, see the course page.

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EduMine’s Upcoming Courses – May 2014

This month offers two great courses you should take a look at: Mining 101 Live Webcast | 6 – 8 May 2014 Are you new to mining and need to understand the industry beyond your current scope of work? Are you trying to connect with the mining industry and need to speak mining? Then don’t miss this fast-track introduction to the World of Mining! Everyone, except mining engineers, who needs a broad understanding of the mining industry without the technical details should attend this course;

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Mine Closure – 2014 Solutions and Successes

There’s still time to register for Jack Caldwell’s upcoming webcast, Mine Closure – 2014 Solutions and Successes, in association with the InfoMine Conference Mine Closure Solutions 2014…

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Early Bird Deadline Approaching – Mine Closure – 2014 Solutions and Successes

The early bird deadline for Jack Caldwell’s upcoming webcast, Mine Closure – 2014 Solutions and Successes, is coming up soon. This webcast is presented in association with the InfoMine Conference Mine Closure Solutions 2014. The course will draw on and expand the scope of the EduMine online course, Mine Closure: The Basics of Success…

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Heap Leach Facility Webcast

Coming up: two weeks prior to InfoMine’s Heap Leach 2013 conference, join us for the Heap Leach Facility Design, Construction, Operation, and Closure webcast! In this course, industry experts Jack Caldwell and Dirk van Zyl will discuss heap leach pad design and operation, the geotechnical performance of mine waste facilities, surface and groundwater aspects of mine wastes, and mine closure. This course will be of interest to everyone working on the design, construction, operation or closure of heap leach facilities at gold, silver, copper, uranium,

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Heap Leach Webcast: Early Bird Deadline August 9

The early bird deadline is fast approaching for Heap Leach Facility Design, Construction, Operation, and Closure! In this 3-session live webcast (September 9, 10 & 11), industry experts Jack Caldwell and Dirk van Zyl will discuss heap leach pad design and operation, the geotechnical performance of mine waste facilities, surface and groundwater aspects of mine wastes, and mine closure. This course will be of interest to everyone working on the design, construction, operation or closure of heap leach facilities at gold, silver, copper, uranium, or

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