University of Mons — Belgium

Master (2eme Cycle) Ingenieur Civil des Mines et GeologueMaster

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Mons – Belgium
French
Master 





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COVERED DISCIPLINES / SKILLS IN THIS PROGRAM

Business Management Area

1.1 Mining in a global environment
   1.1.1 Analyses the market to predict future demand/supply trends
   1.1.2 Understands mine ecomics and the minerals market and their influence on mining systems
1.2 Production analysis and mine optimisation
   1.2.1 Completes first-principles cost modelling
   1.2.2 Understands and applies business analysis techniques (e.g. 6 sigma, Lean Processes)
   1.2.3 Conducts simple financial analyses for optimisation projects
1.3 Organisational structures
   1.3.1 Understands the organisational, hierarchy and information flows for typical mining businesses and operations
1.4 Financial operations and production costs
   1.4.1 Understands business development principles applicable to the mining industry
   1.4.2 Interrogates and interprets financial statements
   1.4.5 Delivers cost/benefit analyses
1.5 Managing mining operations – Monitoring and compliance
   1.5.1 Reviews planned operations
   1.5.2 Oversees the implementation of plans and risk management
1.6 Management
   1.6.1 Manages the business, managerial capacities
   1.6.2 Manages change and risk, adapts to new situations
1.7 Risk management
   1.7.1 Develops and implements risk management strategies and plans
   1.7.2 Monitors and reviews the effectiveness of risk management strategies and plans

Business Geomechanics and Technical Mine Area

3.4 Mine rehabilitation and closure
   3.4.2 Develops mine rehabilitation and closure plans
3.5 Monitoring ground stability
   3.5.1 Oversees the implementation of plans

Mineral Production and Processing Area

7.3 Comminution and sizing
   7.3.1 Recognises the characteristics of different comminution and sizing equipment and their limitations
7.4 Concentrator processes
   7.4.1 Understands and applies knowledge of process steps, applications and limitations
7.5 Further treatment
   7.5.4 Design, operation and maintenance of processing and treatment plants for minerals, industrial rocks, dimensional stone and waste material

Social Performance Area

9.1 Acquiring and using social data and baseline information
   9.1.1 Capacity to understand and apply anthropological, ethgraphic and archaeological knowledge

Geology Exploration Resources and Reserves Area

2.1 General Geology / Geography
   2.1.1 Understands the basic principles of geology, deposit formation, geological controls and structures
   2.1.2 Reviews and interprets geological maps
   2.1.3 Understand and apply fundamentals of stratigraphy, sedimentology, geomorphology and structural geology, relationship to subsurface geology
   2.1.4 Identify basic rock-forming minerals and rocks in the field, in hand sample and in thin section, including ecomic minerals
   2.1.5 Use standard GIS software (ArcGIS or similar) to display and interpret geographic and geologic data
   2.1.6 Recognize different tectonic environments
   2.1.7 Recognize different types of natural hazards and zonation
   2.1.8 Analytical chemistry with regards to various geological sampling techniques and how to apply these concepts to real world problem aired by others
   2.1.9 Geographic resource interpretation skills
2.2 Applied Geology
   2.2.1 Collect, store and analyse data using adequate field and laboratory techniques. Demonstrate basic field and laboratory safety techniques
   2.2.2 Process, prepare and interpretation and presentation of data using quantitative and qualitative techniques, as well as the adequate software
   2.2.3 Elaboration and interpretation, topographic, geological and thematic and engineering maps
   2.2.4 Recognize different ore deposits models
2.3 Exploration and sampling
   2.3.2 Interprets and understand drilling and core logging
   2.3.3 Understand drillings methods for mining exploration
2.4 Mineral deposit modelling
   2.4.1 Creates block models and estimates resources. Interrogates resource models to generate inputs for mine planning
   2.4.2 Estimates yield/cut-off grade for resources
   2.4.4 Estimates reserves from a mining model (and interpretation)
2.5 Mine feasibility studies

Generic, Health and Social Task Area

8.1 Environment
   8.1.1 knowledge and management of environmental impact assessment studies