Master Universitari en Enginyeeria de MinesMaster

27381
Barcelona – Spain
Catalan, Spanish
Master 





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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
1.2 Production analysis and mine optimisation
   1.2.1 Completes first-principles cost modelling
   1.2.3 Conducts simple financial analyses for optimisation projects
1.4 Financial operations and production costs
   1.4.1 Understands business development principles applicable to the mining industry

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
   3.1.6 Incorporates geology and geomechanic information when selecting mining methods
3.3 Integrated mine design
   3.3.2 Develops initial design
   3.3.3 Uses simulation and other techniques to optimise designs
3.6 Drilling, blasting and rock cutting explosives
   3.6.1 Design, operation and maintenance of explosive production plants
   3.6.2 Designs drill and blast patterns (e.g. spacing, burden, charge, fragmentation)
   3.6.4 Understands and applies knowledge and experience of production drilling operations and equipment

Mining Equipment and Systems Area

5.3 Loading systems
   5.3.1 Understands the characteristics of loading equipment and operations
5.5 Mining software
   5.5.1 Demonstrates proficiency in using at least one mining software package (e.g. VULCAN, DESWIK, XPAC)

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

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
   9.1.2 Manage and apply concepts as a human right and gender equality

Geology Exploration Resources and Reserves Area

2.1 General Geology / Geography
   2.1.9 Geographic resource interpretation skills
2.2 Applied Geology
   2.2.2 Process, prepare and interpretation and presentation of data using quantitative and qualitative techniques, as well as the adequate software
   2.2.4 Recognize different ore deposits models

Mining Methods Area

4.1 General mining methods
   4.1.1 General knowledge of mining methods and operations
   4.1.2 Comprehends 3D mine plans
   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
4.3 Underground mining methods
   4.3.1 Selects a mine stoping and method system for a generic ore body
   4.3.3 Designs stope, roof and galleries support

Mining Services Area

6.6 Communications systems
   6.6.1 Designs communication systems for Automous Mining systems

Generic, Health and Social Task Area

8.1 Environment
   8.1.1 knowledge and management of environmental impact assessment studies