Blog Archives

Beverlee is a technical writer and provides support for educational events at EduMine. Beverlee has many years of experience as a technical and journalistic writer, working in these fields in both Vancouver and Montreal.

Revised Online Course – Managing the Environmental Permitting Process

We have recently revised our online course, Managing the Environmental Permitting Process, by Lee W. Saperstein. The concepts that underlie permitting are universal: the social license to operate, including respect for local judgments, environmental assessments, environmental management systems, and that post-mining land use must comply with local or regional planning guidance. Because of the universality of these concepts and the frequent sharing of permitting rules among mining jurisdictions, this course concentrates on those principles that will assist mine planners to obtain permits in a timely

Tagged with:

Updated Online Course: Optimizing Overburden Placement in Surface Mining of Coal

EduMine author Lee W. Saperstein has updated his popular online course Optimizing Overburden Placement in Surface Mining of Coal! After taking this course, participants will be having a working familiarity with long-term, sustainable reclamation techniques that are based on environmentally sound foundations, and understand the consequences of poor overburden handling techniques. Visit the course page for more information, or to register!

Tagged with:

Updated Online Course: Managing the Environmental Permitting Process

We have just completed updates to the online course, Managing the Environmental Permitting Process! Delays in application processing are often the greatest cause of expense in the permitting process. The overall objective of this course is to assist reclamation engineers, scientists, and managers to obtain environmental permits in a timely fashion. It is also intended to help other people, who may be closely associated with permitting, to understand the permitting process. The course also covers steps that will help a permit holder to maintain continued

Tagged with: