This course is about marketing of base metal concentrates, the product of many base metal mining operations. A description of the market factors influencing the concentrate terms is presented along with a detailed review of the historical aspects of the terms of a smelter contract for zinc concentrates. These provide a basis for determining a realistic value of the revenue from the sale of these concentrates.
The course also covers the operation of a smelter, which will further assist in establishing the details of any mine-smelter contract.
The course comprises 11 learning sessions, each of approximately 60 minutes duration, plus supporting figures, tables and references, and interactive reviews that confirm your achievement of the learning objectives. The total duration of the course is approximately 10 hours.