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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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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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Start the New Year with an Introduction to Mining and Mineral Processing

We’re kicking off the new year with Dr. Scott Dunbar’s popular introduction to mining and mineral processing webcast, Mining 101. 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

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Online Course Update: Exploration and Mining Geology 1 – The Geologic Baseline

Exploration and Mining Geology 1 – The Geologic Baseline, by William C. Peters, is the first in a suite of five courses that provide a balanced and comprehensive treatment of the geological, geochemical, geophysical, and economic elements of exploration and mining. Topics covered in this course include Historical Perspective, Mineral Deposits in the Subsurface Environment, Mineral Deposits in the Zone of Weathering, Metallogenic Processes and Provinces, the Engineering Factors, and Approaches to Mining. The updated course includes learning objectives for each part and has been

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What’s New: Online Course Offerings in Mining Methods and Planning

What’s New in EduMine’s Online Course Offerings: Mining Methods and Mine Planning No matter what kind of mine, there are complex, specific skills, equipment and processes required during planning and operation. Whether you’re working with an open pit, a block caving operation, a site with heap leaching, or a mine with complex ventilation systems, we have courses that will help you improve and develop your skill set. EduMine has more than 30 online courses addressing topics in mining methods and mine planning. Each course is

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