Basics Of Mining Professional Development Seminar

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Professional Development Seminar teaching the technical aspects of mining to financial analysts

Basics Of Mining Professional Development Seminar

  1. 1. Department of Mining Engineering Queen’s University www.mine.queensu.ca St. Andrew’s Club & Conference Centre Toronto October 25 & 26 2009 Toronto, 26, B i of Geology, Mining, and Processing Basics f G l Mi i dP i Accredited for 12.5 hours of IDA Professional Development CE
  2. 2. • y What will you learn • Who should attend • Course content • Professors • Next sittings • Cost • Private d Specialized C P i t and S i li d Courses Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  3. 3. • Provide a better understanding of: • Technical terms and fundamentals • Processes • Meaning of information • Technical risks Focus on integration of geology, mining, and processing i i d i Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  4. 4. • Teach technical background • Relate our own personal experiences p p • Review examples Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  5. 5. • Financial analysts • Non-technical professionals working for mining companies • Natural-Resources Natural Resources government officials • Private investors Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  6. 6. Geological history of Earth Focus on gold, base metals, uranium, diamonds Deposit characteristics Mineralogy Shape, Ore controls / Limits of ore i d d Size, grade and tonnage Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  7. 7. • Sources of error • Techniques and uses q • Classification Standards • Qualified Person • NI 43-101 Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  8. 8. • Open Pit & Underground • Mobile equipment q p • Open pit design parameters • Underground mining methods • Costs and Productivity Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  9. 9. • Milling processes & operations • Metal extraction & refining • Focus on metals, gold, nickel, copper, steel g pp Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  10. 10. p Review of examples of NI 43-101 disclosures Study of the evolution of technical risks with increased levels of information and technical studies Review of red flags in technical reports g p Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  11. 11. • Mining Engineer • Mineral Economist •S Strategic Pl i Planning i • Economic Evaluation • Adjunct Professor @ Queen’s University • Design under conditions of metal price uncertainty • Former Superintendent of Technical Services F S i t d t fT h i lS i @ El Indio Mine, Barrick Chile Basics of Geology, Mining, and Processing for the Investment Community Geology Mining Professional Development Seminar
  12. 12. Geologist • Mineral deposits • Igneous rocks • Geochemical Exploration Adjunct P f Adj t Professor @ Q Queen’s U i ’ University it Independent consultant: ◦ Geochemistry in Mineral Exploration and Ore Deposit Exploration, Geology Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  13. 13. Chemical Process Metallurgist • Process Development • Process Analysis • Chemical Thermodynamics Adjunct P f Adj t Professor @ QQueen’s U i ’ University it President of Kingston Process Metallurgy Inc. • Bench-scale contract process metallurgy company Bench scale • Focus on novel process development for clients Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  14. 14. Please contact Ms. Ms Kate Cowperthwaite Event Coordinator (613) 533-2230 kate.cowperthwaite@mine.queensu.ca Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  15. 15. $1850 per person (GST included) Group discounts Class notes and USB key Breakfast, Breakfast lunch and coffee included Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  16. 16. Groups of 10 or more Banks & Investment Houses Mining Companies Mi i C i Special courses Focus on a specific metal or technique Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar
  17. 17. Course has been provided for the past three years Objectives: ◦ Understand technical aspects ◦ Estimate technical risk Basics of Geology Mining and Processing for the Investment Community Geology, Mining, Professional Development Seminar

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