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MIN2003 Mine Operations and Management

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Engineering
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 26 May 2022


Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: SVY1500


The operation and management of a mine site involves techniques and practices which are unique to the mining environment. Para-professional mining personnel are often intimately involved in mine site operations and therefore need to have an understanding of these techniques and practices. The purpose of this course is to provide a background to the mine operations and management which will equip the graduate to participate in many of the day-today activities associated with the running of a mine.

The operation of a mine draws on a wide range of skills. In large mines, the para-professional may well specialise in a small number of areas such as contract administration or mine monitoring. In smaller mining operations, the para-professional will need to adopt many varied roles. This course provides a background to the operation of typical mines which will enable the graduate to undertake work in some of the major areas concerned with the day-to-day operation of a mine, including multi-task scheduling, contract administration and mine surveying.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 26 May 2022