Environmental and Land EngineeringMaster

33971
Cagliari – Italy
Italian
Master 
Campus
Duration: 24 Months



🌐 Università degli Studi di Cagliari
🌐 Environmental and Land Engineering

COVERED DISCIPLINES / SKILLS IN THIS PROGRAM

Business Geomechanics and Technical Mine Area

3.1 Modelling, analysis and design
   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
3.6 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
   3.6.4 Understands and applies knowledge and experience of production drilling operations and equipment
   3.6.5 Determines the most suitable drill and blast techniques to achieve desired outcomes
   3.6.7 Identifies hazards, assesses risk and implements suitable controls

Mining Equipment and Systems Area

5.1 General Mining equipment and systems
   5.1.1 Uses key factors to select suitable mining machines (e.g. operational characteristics, costs, productivity, and performance)
5.3 Loading systems
   5.3.1 Understands the characteristics of loading equipment and operations

Mineral Production and Processing Area

7.1 Feed systems and planning
7.2 Grade control
7.3 Comminution and sizing
7.4 Concentrator processes
7.6 Recycling and secondary mineral raw materials. Circular Economy
   7.6.8 Practical knowledge on waste management

Social Performance Area

9.10 Local employment and workforce development
9.5 Cultural heritage management
9.7 Agreements & implementation
9.9 Regional development

Mining Methods Area

4.1 General mining methods
   4.1.1 General knowledge of mining methods and operations
   4.1.3 Understands the importance of cycle time and its impact on mine productivity
   4.1.4 Understands how the planning, geology and mine operations teams work together
4.2 Surface mining methods
   4.2.1 Understands the design methods and standards used in pit, ramp and dump design
   4.2.2 Calculates basic pit/dump designs and overall pit wall angles for given design parameters
   4.2.3 Designs truck and shovel excavations
   4.2.5 Optimises open pit design (e.g. Whittle)
4.3 Underground mining methods
   4.3.1 Selects a mine stoping and method system for a generic ore body

Mining Services Area

6.4 Ventilation
   6.4.1 Understands and applies the key principles to mitigate air pollution and toxic gas concentrations in underground mining

Generic, Health and Social Task Area

8.1 Environment
8.2 Workplace health and safety