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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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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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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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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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Introduction to Crushing, Grinding and Flotation

Marc Grondin’s upcoming short course Understanding the Basic Mineral Processing Flowsheet is designed to provide those new to the topic with an overall understanding of a typical copper/gold mineral processing circuit. This includes the basic concepts and principles, and an explanation of the operation of the major components likely to be used in such a process, from crushing and grinding to concentration by flotation. This 2-day short course will be held in Vancouver, BC, Canada on June 19 & 20, 2014. For more info or

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Early Bird Deadline Approaching: Open Pit Slope Design

This June we’ll be holding our Open Pit Slope Design short course, presented by Felipe Capdeville-Perez, Matthew King. The course begins with the fundamentals of slope design and then progresses from field data collection and QA/QC techniques through to the development of the individual component models that are used to define the geotechnical model…

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New Online Course: Introductory Mining Project Evaluation

There are of a lot of unknown variables at the outset of a mining project. When the mining project is in operation, there is no crystal ball to tell exactly when the mining project will reach its maximum value. In their new online course, Introductory Mining Project Evaluation, Dr. Micah Nehring and Dr. Sean Shafiee show you how to arrive at the essential decisions…

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