Jun 01, 2020  
2018-2019 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar 
    
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MNTC 305 Introduction to Mining O/L | 3


Lecture: 3
Lab: 0
Tutorial: 0
This course presents an overview of the stages of mining, from exploration and prospecting, through development, exploitation, and finally closure and reclamation.  Students are introduced to mine financing, methods and design (both surface and underground), mining operations and planning, services (e.g., rock mechanics, ventilation, drilling and blasting), mineral processing, mining equipment and technologies, as well as social and environmental challenges.  Case studies and examples are used to illustrate the fundamentals. Available Online.

Academic Units:
Mathematics n/a
Natural Sciences n/a
Complementary Studies n/a
Engineering Science n/a
Engineering Design n/a

PREREQUISITE(S): Must be registered in the BTECH program,  or the Undergraduate Certificate in Mining Technologies, or permission of the Department



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