MIN120H1: Insight into Mineral Engineering


A comprehensive introduction into the global minerals industry using international regulatory requirements as a thematic structure. Engineering applications together with current and emerging issues are emphasized throughout. Principal topics include: mineral resources in the economy; land and mineral ownership; legal and environmental issues; mineral exploration; surface and sub‑surface mine development and management; fundamentals of mineral processing; mineral industry finance. Graphics communication skills are developed in the associated laboratory sessions, and a visit to an operating mine is used to place the course material in context.

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