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Sandra Wunsch is the Educational Events Manager for EduMine. She has over 15 years’ experience in training, event management, and Human Resources, having worked in the public service sector in Germany and for InfoMine, Canada for many years.

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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Canadian Online Publishing Awards Recognizes MINING.com

Congratulations to MINING.com who took home gold from the Canadian Online Publishing Awards for Best Email Newsletter Design and Engagement, trade publication category! They also won silver in Best Use of Social Media, and Best Online Campaign for their GEA Westfalia webinar – we’re very proud of our contribution to that campaign and look forward to helping out with future MINING.com webcasts.

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Professional Development 2014

With the end of year fast approaching, you’re probably wondering how you can fulfil the last professional development hours you require to maintain your professional status. EduMine’s courses could be the solution for you! At a time and from a place convenient to you, you can develop yourself by taking our online courses – all you require is access to the internet. Or you may want to explore what live webcast and short course topics we have left scheduled for the year. To view all

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EduMine’s Upcoming Courses – Fall 2014

Summer’s coming to a close, the kids are heading back to school, and it’s a great time for you to catch up on your professional development hours and learn some new skills! Take a look at our upcoming live webcasts and short courses as you plan your schedule for October/November. Early booking is advised as some courses have limited seats available! We are pleased to welcome back world renowned experts in their subject matter for this fall’s schedule of short courses. To highlight just a

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Courses on Geotechnics, Rock Mechanics and Hydrology

The engineering aspects of a mine are paramount for stability, safety, and economical extraction. If you cannot move, open, and control the earth, you will not have a mine. If you cannot predict, model, and manipulate the water, you will not have a mine. Stay up-to-date on the most recent developments in and methods for geological and hydrogeological engineering at mines. EduMine’s live courses offer the opportunity to learn directly from industry specialists. Live webcasts can be attended from anywhere with an internet connection, and

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EduMine’s Upcoming Courses – August 2014

We are back with two popular webcasts this month! Our Spanish speaking audience will be pleased to see Establecer y mantener una licencia social para operar en minería being held again, August 12-14. And, for the third time this year, our most popular course is back; Scott Dunbar’s Mining 101 webcast will run August 26-28. In the coming weeks, we will be finalizing our fall program. Take a look at what’s currently scheduled and let us know if there’s a topic you need which is

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The Certificate in Mining Studies is a University-Accredited Program that Matches Career Objectives

The Certificate in Mining Studies (CMS) program is supported and accredited by the University of British Columbia, Vancouver and the University of Arizona, Tucson. It is a collaborative initiative between mining schools and industry to provide accessible, cost-effective, accredited continuing education and training, designed to address the future needs of the global mining community. Content for the courses is authored by industry specialists and presented by course providers like Imperial College, UBC Sauder School of Business, and EduMine, and delivered through an integration of online

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EduMine’s Upcoming Courses – June 2014

Have you started a new position as operator or know of finance/HR personnel who need an overall understanding of a typical copper/gold mineral processing circuit? Do you need to reduce maintenance costs, risks and want to shift from reactive to proactive approaches in managing and operating equipment and systems? Has your mine staff the tools required to effectively gather geotechnical data for rock mass classification and rock mechanics design calculations? This month covers all of the above and more! Take a look at these upcoming

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Mining 101 Live Webcast

Dr. Scott Dunbar’s webcast introduction to mining and mineral processing, Mining 101 has been scheduled for August! The course is designed for people who are new to the mining industry and for those who seek a broad understanding of mining processes: how mines are found and built, how the ore is extracted and processed, how the waste is disposed, how mineral products are marketed, and where mining is headed. This is EduMine’s most popular webcast, and has been taken by everyone from administrative staff and

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Upcoming Webcast: Mine Project Economics

This October, we will be holding Dr. Scott Dunbar’s popular webcast, Mine Project Economics. The webcast is ideal for anyone who is involved in carrying out mine valuations or who wishes to understand mine valuations done by others. Dr. Dunbar will address 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 9, 16 & 23

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