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Simon Houlding was Vice-President of Professional Development for InfoMine Inc. He founded Edumine in 2000, and was responsible for this InfoMine division which provides learning and training programs to the global mining industry until 31 October 2017. He is a professional engineer and author.

Prepare for the Growing Shortage of Qualified Managers in Mining

The mining industry has a growing management crisis. A lack of skilled professionals and a rapidly aging workforce make it difficult for companies to fill vacant roles with qualified candidates, threatening short and long-term growth prospects. There just aren’t enough mining professionals with 10 to 15 years of mining experience to take-over from retiring baby boomers in management positions! New Management Certificate Programs provide a solution by offering online training that supports your accelerated growth and development along clearly defined career progression paths. Management Certificate

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Still Seats Left: Fundamentals of Mine Water Management Webcast

There’s still time to register for Jack Caldwell‘s upcoming webcast, Fundamentals of Mine Water Management! This 3-session webcast will introduce participants to the basic technical issues, engineering issues, and solutions of managing mine waters. The course will focus on the basics, best practices, and theories of surface water management, groundwater management, mine water balances, mine closure water management, and geochemistry of mine waters. The course will be of benefit to both those new to and experienced in mine water management. This webcast will take place

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Fundamentals of Mine Water Management

Jack Caldwell‘s upcoming webcast, Fundamentals of Mine Water Management, will introduce participants to the basic technical issues, engineering issues, and solutions of managing mine waters. This 3-session webcast will focus on the basics, best practices, and theories of surface water management, groundwater management, mine water balances, mine closure water management, and geochemistry of mine waters. The course will be of benefit to both those new to and experienced in mine water management. This webcast will take place 22 – 24 October 2013, and you can

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Social Media and the Mining Industry

There’s still time to register for Zoë Mullard’s upcoming webcast, Social Media and Mining! This course will help participants determine which social media tools are appropriate for their communication and stakeholder engagement strategies through exploration of case studies. The webcast will also address some of the perceived risks of using social media for public engagement and will provide ideas for considering a strategic approach to outreach. This two-day webcast will be held March 6–7, 2013, and you can attend from anywhere! For more information or

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Social Media and Mining Webcast – Early Bird Ends Today!

The early bird deadline for Zoë Mullard’s upcoming webcast, Social Media and Mining, is ending today! Mullard’s course will use case studies to explore how stakeholders of the mining industry are using social media to meet different objectives and will help participants determine which social media tools are appropriate for their communication and stakeholder engagement strategies. The webcast will also address some of the perceived risks of using social media for public engagement and will provide some ideas for considering a strategic approach to outreach.

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