Review of NI 43-101 – Project Disclosure for Canadian-Listed Miners

Review of NI 43-101 – Project Disclosure for Canadian-Listed Miners

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AREAS OF STUDY: Exploration and Geology

Qualifies for CMS

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  • Audience Level: Professional Tool Tip
  • Dates: 22, 23, 24 May 2018 Tool Tip
  • Early Bird: Tool Tip
  • Enrollment: Included Tool Tip
  • Registration Fee: Tool Tip
  • Location: Live Webcast Tool Tip
  • Duration: 3 sessions of 3 hours each
  • CEUs: 0.8 (8 PDHs) Tool Tip

Course Summary

Summary

A number of scandals have scarred the Canadian mining industry over the years. In the 1990s, the impact of the Bre-X fraud led to a significant decrease in the public's confidence towards the industry and consequently to a drastic reduction of financing. As a response to foment investment once again, Canadian authorities developed codes and regulations to ensure that the public receives accurate and timely information from mining companies listed on stock exchanges within Canada.

This course is a high-level review of the Canadian codes and regulations. As part of the course, you will learn about:

  • the important role Canada plays in raising and spending capital around the world,
  • the reasons why these codes and regulations where put in place,
  • how the Canadian codes compare to international ones, and
  • how the National Instrument 43-101 (the Instrument) and the codes are used in conjunction with other instruments to ensure proper and timely disclosure.

We will also review practical aspects of the Instrument, and look at good and bad examples of its application. Student participation is encouraged as we work through the real-life examples and identify problems with non-compliant disclosures.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • explain the purpose of the Instrument,
  • know where to look for critical information within public disclosures, and
  • critically read press releases and technical reports to see if they conform with the Instrument.

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at an international audience of mining professionals (including geologists, explorationists, and engineers) that work at mines owned by Canadian mining companies who need to understand why project disclosure for Canadian-listed miners is important. It is also relevant for regulators, mining analysts, mineral economists, and anyone wanting to understand more about best practice project disclosure, and what to watch out for when critically reviewing an NI 43-101 report issued by a Canadian-listed mining company.

Pre-Course e-Learning

Prior to the course, registered delegates have access to the online e-learning material on Edumine. Students are strongly encouraged to work through the online course Mineral Project Reporting Under NI 43-101.

Certificate in Mining Studies

This course qualifies for one day of short course credit for the Certificate in Mining Studies (CMS), a continuing education program of accredited short courses, webcasts and online courses for lifelong learning in mining, supported by University of British Columbia, University of Arizona and University of Concepción. more details »

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Registered participants who attend the entire webcast and complete an evaluation at the end of the course will receive a Certificate of Attendance, confirming the Professional Development Hours (PDH)/Continuing Education Units (CEU) earned. Please confirm with your employer and/or professional association that this course qualifies for CPD.

George McIsaac

George is a specialist in hard-rock underground mining with more than 35 years of experience in consulting, operations, teaching, and research. He has a Masters in Mining Engineering from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and a PhD in Mining Engineering from Queen's University in Kingston, Canada.

He worked as an engineer for several mining companies across Canada and Chile in the first 20 years of his career. His last position was that of Superintendent of Engineering at Barrick's El Indio Mine in Chile, responsible for the design, planning, services, and special projects for three underground mines, and for the development of the closure plan for the site.

George is a registered professional engineer in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario. He is a Qualified Person under the concept of the National Instrument 43-101, and a Qualified Valuator under the concept of CIMVal (mineral properties valuation standards of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy).

George is owner and operator of Geology & Mining Evaluation Consulting. He works across North and South America and in Africa. He is fluent in French, English, and Spanish.

He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen's University.

Provisional Schedule

This webcast will be held from 8:00am to 11:00am PDT/Vancouver, Canada time.

Check the exact time and date in your city.

This webcast is divided into three sessions, one per day, with following topics:

Session 1: 8:00am to 11:00am Pacific Daylight Time

Capital—sources and uses

  • The sources of capital
  • The end uses of capital
  • The role of Canada in financing exploration and mining
  • The deployment of capital in Canada, Latin America, and the world
Session 2: 8:00am to 11:00am Pacific Daylight Time

Codes and regulations

  • The Canadian code
  • Other international codes
  • Qualified Persons in Canada and in Latin America
  • The regulatory system in Canada
  • The use of National Instrument 43-101
  • Other relevant National Instruments
Session 3: 8:00am to 11:00am Pacific Daylight Time

Applications and examples

  • Review of actual press releases and technical reports
  • Examples showing what information can be given and how
  • Examples ranging from early exploration projects to mines in production
  • Examples of bad declaration and the implications for the guilty companies

How to Register

To register yourself, click the ‘Register Now’ button and complete the online registration form.

To register on behalf of someone else, or to register groups of 2 or more, please contact us; discounts may apply.

Questions? Please contact Edumine: +1 604 683 2037 or [email protected] and we will get back to you during regular business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm Pacific Time.

Registration Deadline

Online registration ends 15 minutes prior to the webcast; however phone registration can be accepted up to the start of the webcast. Please call +1 604 683 2037 ext. 259 for last-minute reservations. Webcasts fill up quickly. Early booking is advised!

Fees

The fee covers the lecture, access to electronic course notes, Pre-Course e-Learning and a certificate of attendance.

Early Bird: there is a 10% discount if you register at least 30 days prior to the course start date. A 10% discount is offered for groups of 5 or more OR if you provide your Annual Edumine subscription User ID at time of registration. The maximum discount that can be applied is 20%.

This webcast is designed for both individual and group participation and would make an excellent company-sponsored in-house training event. If you have a group of twenty or more who would like to attend this course from one location, please contact us at +1 604 683 2037 for special pricing.

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