Convergence-confinement MethodPhD

27719
Barcelona – Spain
Catalan, English, Spanish
PhD 





ūüĆź Universitat Polit√®cnica de Catalunya

COVERED DISCIPLINES / SKILLS IN THIS PROGRAM

Business Management Area

1.1 Mining in a global environment
   1.1.4 Facilitates the implementation of environmental, engineering, mining and social best practices

Business Geomechanics and Technical Mine Area

3.1 Modelling, analysis and design
   3.1.1 Reviews engineering geology and geotechnical data (including Identifies hazards and modes of failure
   3.1.2 Designs testing programmes for geotechnical studies. Undertake geotechnical testing
   3.1.3 Conducts rock mass and soil classifications
   3.1.4 Understands rock and soil characteristics and identifies failure indications, fundamentals of rock mechanics
   3.1.5 Conducts mine geotechnical mapping
   3.1.6 Incorporates geology and geomechanic information when selecting mining methods
   3.1.7 Provides input on geotechnical issues that influence drill and blast designs
   3.1.8 Designs ground support and stope stability plans (e.g. underground, coal, hard rock)
3.2 Implementing designs and plans
   3.2.1 Procures and installs (or supervises the installation of) ground support
   3.2.2 Assesses risk and implements controls and associated monitoring
3.4 Mine rehabilitation and closure
   3.4.1 Establishes project and evaluate plans
   3.4.2 Develops mine rehabilitation and closure plans
   3.4.3 Manages rehabilitation including monitoring and reporting processes
3.5 Monitoring ground stability
   3.5.1 Oversees the implementation of plans
3.6 Drilling, blasting and rock cutting explosives
   3.6.2 Designs drill and blast patterns (e.g. spacing, burden, charge, fragmentation)
   3.6.3 Controls fragmentation size by blasting

Mining Equipment and Systems Area

5.5 Mining software
   5.5.2 GIS knowledge

Mineral Production and Processing Area

7.6 Recycling and secondary mineral raw materials. Circular Economy
   7.6.1 knowledge of quality assessment and certification. EU and international standards and labels
   7.6.4 Ability to perform investigation and development in the field of new materials and new processes
   7.6.5 General knowledge on the renewable sources of energy
   7.6.7 General knowledge of the principles of circular ecomy, climate change and the recycling market
   7.6.8 Practical knowledge on waste management

Social Performance Area

9.1 Acquiring and using social data and baseline information
   9.1.2 Manage and apply concepts as a human right and gender equality
9.2 Monitoring and evaluating social projects
   9.2.2 Manages social research‚Äôs tools to measure outcomes during and at the end of the social project
9.3 Engagement with Indigenous peoples
   9.3.1 Identify potential conflicts related to the use of land and water by the project

Geology Exploration Resources and Reserves Area

2.3 Exploration and sampling
   2.3.3 Understand drillings methods for mining exploration

Mining Methods Area

4.1 General mining methods
   4.1.1 General knowledge of mining methods and operations

Mining Services Area

6.7 Surveying
   6.7.1 Undertakes basic mine surveys

Generic, Health and Social Task Area

8.1 Environment
   8.1.1 knowledge and management of environmental impact assessment studies
8.2 Workplace health and safety
   8.2.1 Develops and disseminates safe practice guidelines
8.3 Communication
   8.3.3 knowledge of a foreign relevant-word wide spread language (English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, etc.)
   8.3.6 Listens and communicates effectively. Chairs meetings. Prepares documents and reports
8.4 Creative thinking, problem solving and research
   8.4.1 Identifies, scopes and solves problems
   8.4.2 Uses conceptual, critical, strategic and systems thinking skills
   8.4.3 Researches new products, techlogies and processes
8.5 Sustainability
   8.5.1 Engages with stakeholders. Recognises corporate social responsibility
   8.5.2 Know and apply principles of sustainable development
8.6 Self-management
   8.6.1 Accepts responsibility
8.7 Working with people
   8.7.1 Works effectively in interdisciplinary and international teams
   8.7.2 Recognises diversity and multiculturalism (knowledge of other cultures and customs
   8.7.3 Identify objectives and individual and collective responsibilities and act correctly in such roles
   8.7.4 Ethics. Transmit credibility and integrity