This course covers the basic concepts of mining and mineral processing: how mines are found, how they are built, how the ore is processed, how the waste is disposed, how mineral products are marketed, and some ideas about where mining will be in the future. Parts of the course require some basic numeracy and high school science. However all of the material is taught in a friendly, non-threatening manner and is quite easily understood by someone who likes to watch Nova or the Discovery Channel. For details of topics covered see the course schedule.
Prior to the course, registered delegates have access to the online e-learning material consisting of an introductory course titled An Introduction to Mining and Mineral Processing.
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 and University of Arizona. more details »
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Registered participants who attend the entire short course 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.
Who Should Attend?
Everyone, except mining engineers, who needs a broad understanding of the mining industry without the technical details: from investors, accountants, and suppliers, to geologists, chemists and metallurgists.
Instruction will take place from 9:00AM to 5:00PM, with a lunch break from 12:30PM to 1:30PM and 15 minute snack breaks in mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
The course includes following topics:
Mineral Processing and Refining:
- Crushing and Grinding
- Smelting and Refining
- Hydrometallurgy (copper and gold)
Mine Waste Management
Mining and Money
A Future of Mining
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.
The fee covers the lecture, access to Pre-Course e-Learning, a certificate of attendance, and catered breakfasts and lunches including light refreshments. The fee does not cover accommodation.
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 3 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%.
The course will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown which is located at 108 Chestnut Street in downtown Toronto.
If you need to make hotel reservations, we recommend the following hotel. When making reservations, be sure to ask for the “InfoMine corporate rate”, or book through the one-click reservation link noted below.
- Situated at the crossroads of Toronto’s financial, research and entertainment districts, the newly refreshed DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown offers a quiet retreat set amongst a vibrant urban locale. With 486 guestrooms and suites the hotel is ideally suited for modern business professionals and leisure seekers alike. You won’t even need to leave the hotel lobby to enjoy some of Toronto’s finest dining experiences. Hemispheres Restaurant & Bistro presents an eminently delicious menu with a tranquil backdrop, while the award winning Lai Wah Heen offers the height of Chinese cuisine in an exquisite setting. DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown provides easy access to Pearson International Airport, and is equipped with an newly refreshed indoor pool and expanded Precor fitness centre, business centre, and wireless high speed internet access.
The Hotel’s website is: http://www.torontodowntown.doubletree.com
Book your room online through our personal InfoMine corporate rate link (room rate includes internet access).
Terms and Conditions
By submitting a short course registration form, you agree to pay the associated fees in full before the course start date.
Notice of cancellation must be given in writing by letter, fax or email and action will be taken to recover, from the delegates or their employers, that portion of the fee owing at the time of cancellation.
A 10% administration fee will be levied for cancellations made 10 or more business days prior to the first day of the course. Cancellations thereafter will be liable for the loss of the full fee.
EduMine reserves the right to cancel an advertised course on short notice. It will endeavour to provide participants with as much notice as possible, but will not accept liability for costs incurred by participants or their organisations as a result of the course being cancelled or postponed. If a course is cancelled, fees will be refunded in full. EduMine also reserves the right to postpone or make such alterations to the content of a course as may be necessary.