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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: 360° Mining

We’ve recently launched author updates for the online course 360° Mining. This course will teach you what is current, topical, and important in today’s mining scene. In short, you will quickly achieve street smarts in mining! The course addresses the key players and the relationships in mining between commodities, mines, companies, people, finance, suppliers, education, regulations, risks, and more. Several links to additional sources of information are included in the course. We hope you will find 360° Mining so useful that it will become your

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Achieving Sustainable Improvement Through Behaviour Change

We’re pleased to announce the launch of Achieving Sustainable Improvement through Behaviour Change. This online course provides in-depth assessment of the various factors affecting quality, and outlines a rational path to implementing and sustaining Continuous Improvement (CI) programs suited for the mineral industry. Drawing on leadership and cultural issues that are critical to motivate individuals to fully participate in a CI program, the course offers practical suggestions on how to structure and sustain implementation efforts. For more info, see the course page.

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Upcoming Mineral Project Valuation Short Courses

Larry Smith is a mining engineer with over 35 years of experience in project engineering and economic evaluations for mining, metallurgical, and industrial projects. He has worked as Manager of Project Evaluations for Barrick Gold, BHP-Billiton Base Metals, Rio Algom, SNC-Lavalin, Kilborn, Inco, Vale, and also as an independent consultant. His evaluation experience includes targeting studies, ranking studies, scoping studies, optimization studies, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, risk assessment, and due diligence work for banks and mining companies. We are pleased to present two of his

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Live Webcast – Mine Project Economics

The upcoming Mine Project Economics webcast is ideal for anyone involved in carrying out mine valuations or who wishes to understand mine valuations done by others. Dr. Dunbar will provide instruction in the fundamental aspects of the valuation of mining projects with particular emphasis on the models used for valuation, uncertainties in the input to these models, and the role of the models in decision-making. This three-session webcast will take place 6, 13, and 20 February 2014 from 8:00 am to 10:30 am Pacific Standard

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Mine Project Economics With Scott Dunbar

The upcoming Mine Project Economics webcast is ideal for anyone involved in carrying out mine valuations or who wishes to understand mine valuations done by others. Dr. Dunbar will provide instruction in the fundamental aspects of the valuation of mining projects with particular emphasis on the models used for valuation, uncertainties in the input to these models, and the role of the models in decision-making. This three-session webcast will take place 16, 23, and 30 September 2013 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm Pacific Daylight

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New Online Course: Street Smarts in Mining

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our newest online course, Street Smarts in Mining, written by Julian and Simon Houlding. This self-paced course is an accessible way to brush up on what is current, topical, and important in today’s mining scene, with a wealth of contemporary knowledge and resources to help you find everything you need to know about mining! For more information, see the course page.

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Mine Project Economics With Scott Dunbar

The Early Bird deadline is fast approaching for Dr. Scott Dunbar’s Mine Project Economics webcast! This course is ideal for anyone involved in carrying out mine valuations or who wishes to understand mine valuations done by others. Dr. Dunbar will provide instruction in the fundamental aspects of the valuation of mining projects with particular emphasis on the models used for valuation, uncertainties in the input to these models, and the role of the models in decision-making. This three-session webcast will take place 16, 23, and

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New Online Course Translation to Spanish: Mineral Project Management

EduMine is pleased to announce the translation of Mineral Project Management into Spanish! The translation of Gestión de proyectos mineros was sponsored by Antamina. This course on project management is specially prepared for engineers, estimators, purchasing agents, senior managers, and company presidents. Participants of the course will be prepared to discuss the roles of all aspects of a mine project and to apply the knowledge gained to improved management of engineering projects. For more information on Gestión de proyectos mineros, see the course introduction page.

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