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Katja leads the EduMine division which provides practical solutions to help companies meet their business objectives by developing their key asset – their human capital.

EduMine’s Continued Commitment to our Learners

EduMine’s mission statement is clear: “To deliver accessible professional development, training and technology to the worldwide mining community at an affordable price, with emphasis on distance learning and collaboration with educational institutions and professional associations, to enrich the mining education and training experience.” The last few years have been extremely tough for the mining industry, with ripple effects to service providers, including training and education providers such as EduMine. It is motivating to read articles that indicate the “light at the end of the tunnel”

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Updated Online Course – The Mill Operating Resource – 1: Ore Preparation

We’ve just launched author updates for Ron Magill’s online course, The Mill Operating Resource – 1: Ore Preparation. This course is the first of two courses that serve as an essential resource for people who need to understand and operate the equipment used in mineral processing. For more info see the course page.

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Quality Control of Geochemical and Assay Samples: Updated Online Course

We’ve just launched comprehensive updates to Quality Control of Geochemical and Assay Samples, written by Dr. Alastair Sinclair and Asger Bentzen. This practical course is concerned with the principles, procedures and tools for quality control of geochemical and assay samples on a mineral project. It addresses a variety of procedures designed to fulfill the requirements of NI43-101 to define and monitor the quality of geochemical and assay values that are the basis of deposit evaluation. Quality Control of Geochemical and Assay Samples is aimed at

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Thank You All

Last week was a great week for EduMine and we would like to take a moment to express our appreciation to all that have made our success possible! On May 11th EduMine’s founder and VP, Simon Houlding was awarded the Vale Medal at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM’s) annual conference in Montreal, an honor that is presented as a mark of distinction and recognition to the person who has made a meritorious and practical contribution of outstanding importance to the mining

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EduMine’s Simon Houlding awarded Vale Medal at CIM 2015

EduMine is proud to announce that Simon Houlding was awarded the Vale Medal for Meritorious Contributions to Mining, an honor that is presented as a mark of distinction and recognition to the person who has made a meritorious and practical contribution of outstanding importance to the mining and metallurgical industry of Canada. Simon, EduMine’s founder and VP, received the prestigious medal at Monday night’s gala dinner held at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM’s) annual conference in Montreal. In 1999 Simon joined

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New Online Course: Strategic Social Management

Even the smallest group of pre-exploration geologists walking through a community can set off gossip and speculation about potential future economic, political, environmental, social and cultural transformations in a community; construction and operations typically lead to significant long-term change. A strategic social management system can help a company think about its relationship with communities, the extent of the risks posed to their construction or operations, and can help a company to assess and manage the social issues, strategies and benefits that are important to the

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Andy Robertson in Mining Hall of Fame

On Monday night, 16th February 2015 the International Mining magazine inducted new members into the Mining Hall of Fame. We congratulate InfoMine CEO, EduMine Review Board Executive Chairman and online course author Dr. Andy Robertson!

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Updated Online Course: Acid Rock Drainage Prediction

Last month, we launched an extensive update to a very popular course, Acid Rock Drainage Prediction. The course provides an introduction for students, technicians, and practicing geochemists, geoscientists and other professionals who desire a solid grounding on acid rock drainage prediction. This expansion adds 6 new sessions that cover costs and liabilities, geophysics, clay Mineralogy and Geochemistry and new case studies. The new material also significantly adds to the sections on Mineralogical and Geochemical Interpretation and Laboratory Tests and Interpretation. Take a look at the

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Updated Online Course: Underground Mining Methods and Equipment

We’ve just updated one of our most popular courses, Underground Mining Methods and Equipment. The course is one of EduMine’s earliest courses, and this updated version includes advances in underground mining methods, changes to equipment, and costing figures. Underground Mining Methods and Equipment provides a comprehensive introduction and reference for students, engineers and other mining professionals who require a solid grounding in selection, design and development of mining methods and equipment. It is a great starting point for anyone looking to begin a career underground.

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New Spanish Online Course: Molienda 3 – Circuitos

We’ve just launched a new online course in Spanish, Molienda 3 – Circuitos (Grinding 3 – Circuits). This course is the third and final installation of Metso Process Technology‘s popular courses on grinding engineering. This series of courses is the new iteration of Metso’s Computer-Based Training (CBT), an industry standard for mineral processing. The suite of courses teaches the principles that help operators make safer, faster and better decisions at the mill. With this last installment, Spanish learners now have access to all three courses

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