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New Online Courses – Ore Minerals 1 and 2

We are pleased to announce the launch of 2 new online courses: Ore Minerals 1 – Native Ores and Sulfides and Ore Minerals 2 – Sulfides and Oxides by Dr. Selina Tribe. These courses replace the original course, Ore Minerals, by the same author. Ore Minerals 1 covers 11 common metal-bearing and industrial minerals that belong to the native ores and yellow-coloured sulfides. The companion courses, Ore Minerals 2, looks at 16 common sulfide and oxide ore minerals of the black, grey, brown and red

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New Live Webcast: Resource Business Optimization

This June, we’ll be holding a new live webcast in our Mining Methods and Mine Planning stream: Resource Business Optimization: Margin Enhancement Through the Application of Sensing and Big Data at Hard Rock Mines. The webcast, presented by Dr. Andrew Bamber, will focus on methods for enhancing operational efficiency through the implementation of sensors, industrial analytics and automation solutions. Attendees will be exposed to a wide variety of technologies and applications that can significantly improve the bottom line through the applications of mineral telemetry and

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New Online Course: Ore Minerals

We’re very excited about the launch of Dr. Selina Tribe’s new online course, Ore Minerals. Dr. Tribe’s extensive course covers 27 common ore minerals, addressing mining techniques, economic mine grades, commodity prices, and world-wide reserves and resources for each ore mineral. The course provides learners with knowledge of the physical properties of minerals, tests used to evaluate or describe those properties, and methods for identifying common ore minerals. The course is essential for anyone interested in exploration and geology…

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One Week Left to Register: Advanced Flotation Techniques

We’re excited for our first Canadian run of Dr. Marek Pawlik’s short course, Advanced Flotation Techniques, which made its debut last May, in Lima. The course material is useful for plant managers, operation managers, metallurgists, engineers, processing managers, as well as others. Dr. Pawlik will provide a review of the current state of the fundamentals and technology of froth flotation and then delve into the science (surface chemistry) of flotation, flotation technology, and flotation practice. This 2-day course will be held in Vancouver, BC, November

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Upcoming Short Course: Advanced Flotation Techniques

We’re excited for our first Canadian run of Dr. Marek Pawlik’s short course, Advanced Flotation Techniques, which made its debut last May, in Lima. The course material is useful for plant managers, operation managers, metallurgists, engineers, processing managers, as well as others. Dr. Pawlik will provide a review of the current state of the fundamentals and technology of froth flotation and then delve into the science (surface chemistry) of flotation, flotation technology, and flotation practice. This 2-day course will be held in Vancouver, BC, Canada,

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Advanced Flotation Techniques Comes to Vancouver

We’re excited for our first Canadian run of Dr. Marek Pawlik’s short course, Advanced Flotation Techniques, which made its debut last May, in Lima. The course material is useful for plant managers, operation managers, metallurgists, engineers, processing managers, as well as others. Dr. Pawlik will provide a review of the current state of the fundamentals and technology of froth flotation and then delve into the science (surface chemistry) of flotation, flotation technology, and flotation practice. This 2-day course will be held in Vancouver, BC, November

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New Portuguese Online Course – Rochas, minerais e minérios comuns

We’ve just launched our latest Portuguese online course, Rochas, Minerais e Minérios Comuns! This course is a translation of Common Rocks, Minerals and Ores, by Dr. Glenn B. Stracher. The course is designed as a reference for beginners in geology and mineral exploration and for others who require the basics of rock and mineral identification. Learners who view the Portuguese course will learn how to identify common rocks and minerals in the field and to identify the ores of strategic and industrial minerals. For more

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Lima Series of Short Courses: Professional Development in Mining

The Early Bird deadline is fast approaching for our series of six professional development in mining courses in Lima, Peru! The courses will be organized into two parallel streams, and will be presented in English with simultaneous Spanish interpretation. Processing stream: Advanced Crushing and Grinding Techniques Advanced Flotation Techniques Maintenance and Performance Optimization Engineering stream: Rock Mass Characterization for Mine Design Open Pit Slope Design Groundwater Modelling for Mining This series of courses is being presented between May 27 and June 1, 2013, in collaboration

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Professional Development Opportunity in Lima: Advanced Flotation Techniques

This May, as part of our series of courses in Lima, Peru, we will be holding Dr. Marek Pawlik’s new short course, Advanced Flotation Techniques. The course will provide a review of the current state of the fundamentals and technology of froth flotation, focusing on examples of most common flotation separations of sulfide minerals, coal, oxide minerals, and industrial minerals such as potash and phosphates. This two-day course will be held May 29 – 30 in Lima, Peru. For more info and to register, see

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