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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.

Updated Online Course – Tailings Management

We have just updated the Tailings Management online course by Robert C. Lo! This course takes a comprehensive look at all aspects of tailings management–from tailings generation and storage facility design through operation to closure and decommissioning. The author has made updates related to recent tailings storage facility failures, including an update on the Mount Polley tailings dam case history (2014) and a new case history about the Samarco Fundão tailings dam (2015). This course is intended for those whose work or interest is related

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Updated Online Course – Groundwater in Mining

We’ve just launched author updates for Jack Caldwell’s online course, Groundwater in Mining. This course focuses on groundwater theory and practice applicable to mines and the specifics of open pits, shafts, underground mine workings, heap leach pads, waste rock dumps, and tailings impoundments. For more info, see the course page.

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New Spanish Online Course: Análisis de balance hídrico y químico de una mina

We’ve just launched a new Spanish online course, Análisis de balance hídrico y químico de una mina. This is a translation of Jack Caldwell’s popular course, Mine Water and Chemical Balance Analysis. The course will give you an understanding of the basic principles of mine water and chemical mass balance modeling…

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Revised Online Course: Mine Water and Chemical Balance Analysis

We’ve just completed our updates to Jack Caldwell’s online course, Mine Water and Chemical Balance Analysis. The revisions include many new figures, captions, and explanations, which further the course’s goals of helping learners to understand and apply the basic principles of mine water and chemical mass balance modeling; to apply the principles of mine water and chemical mass balance modeling to open pits, underground mine workings, tailings impoundments, waste rock dumps, and heap leach pads; and to evaluate practical engineering methods to control groundwater flow

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Upcoming Webcast: Advanced Topics in Mine Water Management

Water management is one of the key issues facing many mines in the 21st century. This webcast is presented by a panel of experts, who will build on basics of mine water management and delve into the current and future challenges and solutions associated with managing mine waters at mines worldwide in places that are dry, wet, hot, or cold. The course explores how to analyze, model, and effectively deal with surface water and groundwater issues in order to ensure cost-effective, safe, and environmentally-friendly mining.

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New Online Course – Groundwater Modelling for Mining 2 – Numerical Modelling

Back in August, we announced that the second course of our Groundwater Modelling for Mining series was expected soon. Last Friday the course was completed, and we launched Groundwater Modelling for Mining 2 – Numerical Modelling. This course can ready you to understand the process of selection of model parameters and construction, calibration, and verification of the model, as well as to understand model predictions and the evaluations of model uncertainty. Check out the course page for more information on Groundwater Modelling for Mining 2

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Upcoming Groundwater Modelling for Mining Short Course in Vancouver

There’s still time to register for Dr. Murray Fredlund’s upcoming short course Groundwater Modelling for Mining! This two-day course will explore groundwater modeling for mine sites: a process essential for dewatering and maintaining the slope stability of open pits, and regulating the environmental impact of mine operation. This course will give the learner an overview of the practical applications of probabilistic principles in the groundwater modeling of complex earth structures, and complimentary trial versions of the SVOffice – SVFlux groundwater software such that they can

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Upcoming short course: Groundwater Modelling for Mining

Dr. Murray Fredlund’s upcoming short course Groundwater Modelling for Mining will explore groundwater modeling for mine sites: a process essential for dewatering and maintaining the slope stability of open pits, and regulating the environmental impact of mine operation. This course will give the learner an overview of the practical applications of probabilistic principles in the groundwater modeling of complex earth structures, and complimentary trial versions of the SVOffice – SVFlux groundwater software such that they can follow along during software demonstrations. This 2-day course will

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Seats Still Available for Stereographic Projections

There’s still time to register for Grazyna Chrobok’s upcoming webcast, Stereographic Projections. This course will present the principles and applications of stereographic projection techniques commonly used in rock engineering to analyze geotechnical data and to determine the likelihood of rock mass failure induced by geological structures. Participants will learn about the methodologies of plotting, processing, and interpreting geotechnical data for the purpose of stability analysis of rock slopes and underground excavations. The webcast will take place 24 – 25 April 2013, from 4:00 pm to

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New Online Course: Introduction to Groundwater Modeling for Mines and Mining

EduMine is pleased to announce the launch of a new online course from Jack Caldwell and Bernard Brixel, Introduction to Groundwater Modeling for Mines and Mining. This course illustrates the basic principles of groundwater modeling; how to select and formulate a groundwater model to simulate real mining conditions; and how to evaluate the results of groundwater modeling in the context of real mining conditions. For more information, visit the course introduction page.

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