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Beverlee is a Senior Technical Writer at EduMine. 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.

New Online Course – Covers for Mine Geowaste Facilities – 2: Design and Performance Analysis

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new online course, Covers for Mine Geowaste Facilities – 2: Design and Performance Analysis by Jack Caldwell. This course is the second in a series of two courses on covers for mine geowaste facilities. This course deals with cover design and performance analysis: the calculations and analyses that underlie comprehensive cover design which includes: engineering, scientific, and technical design methods to calculate and quantify just how the cover may perform in regards to stability, infiltration, erosion,

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New Online Course – Covers for Mine Geowaste Facilities – 1: Principles, Practice, and Selection

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new online course, Covers for Mine Geowaste Facilities – 1: Principles, Practice, and Selection by Jack Caldwell. This course is the first in a series of two courses on covers for mine geowaste facilities deals with the general principles and practice of covers—what their purpose is, what objectives govern their selection and detailing, and what to consider when choosing a cover for your specific facility. In this course, we examine the: objectives of mine closure—the activity

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Early Bird Deadline Approaching – Mine Closure – 2014 Solutions and Successes

The early bird deadline for Jack Caldwell’s upcoming webcast, Mine Closure – 2014 Solutions and Successes, is coming up soon. This webcast is presented in association with the InfoMine Conference Mine Closure Solutions 2014. The course will draw on and expand the scope of the EduMine online course, Mine Closure: The Basics of Success…

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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!

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New Online Course: Reclamation and Revegetation for Mines in Arid Climates

We are very pleased to announce the launch of the new online course, Reclamation and Revegetation for Mines in Arid Climates, by Dr. Samuel A. Bamberg. Dr. Bamberg focuses on base and precious metal mining operations in the western US, and presents all aspects related to reclamation of mines from the initial baseline studies to final reclamation and bond release. Registrants of the course will learn how to conduct baseline studies to support reclamation and environmental impact analysis, and to develop reclamation plans, apply for

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