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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 – Mine Planning 3 – Optimization

We are pleased to announce the launch of Mine Planning 3 – Optimization by Dr. Micah Nehring and Dr. Sean Shafiee! This course is the third in a set of three courses on Mine Planning. The third course introduces mathematical optimization concepts which often form the basis for many of the computerized planning tools that are commercially available today. It is important to understand how these tools work and the fundamental algorithms behind them to aid the mine planning process. The course covers common algorithms

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New Online Course: Real Options in Mining

We’re pleased to announce the launch of Real Options in Mining! This course shows how the uncertainty (possible variability), which can be both negative (risk) and positive (opportunity), may be used to generate additional value by incorporating flexibility to accommodate changing conditions into a mining project. This course covers modern project appraisal techniques with a view to increasing expected value. Traditional mining project appraisal, discounted cash flow (DCF), typically involves the use of static variables that remain unchanged across project life and the use of

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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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Mine Planning – Strategy

Planning a mining operation requires a unique approach that differs from other industries. Dr. Micah Nehring and Dr. Sean Shafiee’s upcoming live webcast, Mine Planning – Strategy, will provide a refresher for mining professionals who want to enhance their mine planning knowledge and unlock additional value within their mining operations. This three-session webcast will take place 18, 19 & 20 November 2013, from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm Pacific Standard Time each day, making it perfect for Asia-Pacific delegates, and accessible as after-work CPD for

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Upcoming Webcast: Mine Planning – Strategy

Planning a mining operation requires a unique approach that differs from other industries. Dr. Micah Nehring and Dr. Sean Shafiee’s upcoming live webcast, Mine Planning – Strategy, will provide a refresher for mining professionals who want to enhance their mine planning knowledge and unlock additional value within their mining operations. This three-session webcast will take place 18, 19 & 20 November 2013, from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm Pacific Standard Time each day, making it perfect for Asia-Pacific delegates, and accessible as after-work CPD for

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Register Now for Project Evaluation – Strategy Webcast

There’s still time to register for Dr. Sean Shafiee and Dr. Micah Nehring’s upcoming Live Webcast, Project Evaluation – Strategy! This course will provide an understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts of financial and project evaluation as applied to investment decisions in the resources sector. This 3-session webcast will take place 28 – 30 October 2013, and you can attend from anywhere! For more info or to register, see the course page.

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Project Evaluation – Strategy

Each mine project has its own complexities, challenges, and potential for success. Mining project evaluators try to evaluate/valuate the mine, taking into account the uncertainties that are inherently attached to mining projects. Dr. Sean Shafiee and Dr. Micah Nehring’s upcoming Live Webcast, Project Evaluation – Strategy will provide an understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts of financial and project evaluation as applied to investment decisions in the resources sector. This 3-session webcast will take place 28 – 30 October 2013, and you can attend

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Mine Planning – Strategy Webcast

Planning a mining operation requires a unique approach that differs from other industries. Dr. Micah Nehring and Dr. Sean Shafiee’s upcoming live webcast, Mine Planning – Strategy, will provide a refresher for mining professionals who want to enhance their mine planning knowledge and unlock additional value within their mining operations. This three-session webcast will take place 18, 19 & 20 November 2013, from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm Pacific Standard Time each day, making it perfect for Asia-Pacific delegates, and accessible as after-work CPD for

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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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Mine Planning – Strategy

Planning a mining operation requires a unique approach that differs from other industries. Dr. Micah Nehring and Dr. Sean Shafiee’s upcoming live webcast Mine Planning – Strategy will provide a refresher for mining professionals who want to enhance their mine planning knowledge and unlock additional value within their mining operations. This three-session webcast will take place 1, 2 & 3 October 2013, and you can attend from anywhere! For more info or to register, see the course page.

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