Mining for Executives, Managers and Investors


The mine cycle, planning process, feasibility studies and cost drivers behind successful mines


This 1-day Masterclass in mining explains the mining cycle for open pit and underground mines, the planning process, including feasibility studies and cost drivers behind successful mines.

AusIMM PD Hours


Course Content

You will learn about:

  • The mining cycle – the stages in the life of a mine
  • The fundamentals of geology and exploration techniques
  • Underground mining
    • Development
    • Production
    • Ground support
    • Load and haul
    • Mine ventilation
  • Open pit mining
    • Design
    • Drill and blast
    • Load and haul
    • Equipment
  • Basic capital and operating costs
  • An understanding of feasibility studies
  • Planning parameters and key terminology
  • Understanding the reporting of resources and reserves
    • Learn how to interpret and apply the relevant code
    • Understand the responsibilities of the Competent Person
    • Learn how to produce or interpret reports and press releases
    •  Learn how to look for compliance
  • Technical Valuation
    • Learn how to interpret the VALMIN Code
    • Learn about various techniques recognised as being appropriate for mine and exploration project valuation
    • Gain an understanding of technical valuation
    • Review and assess
Who should attend?

This course is designed for executives and managers associated with or investing in the mining industry; those financing and investing in mining projects; and those interpreting mine and exploration project valuations.

Course Length (Days)

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Level 1, 130 Stirling Street Perth Australia 6000
Location Dates Price exc. Taxes   Status
Perth 10 Nov 1,690.00 AUD


10 Nov

1,690.00 AUD exc. Taxes


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