Mining and TunnelingMaster

27747
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English, German
Master 





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COVERED DISCIPLINES / SKILLS IN THIS PROGRAM

Business Geomechanics and Technical Mine Area

3.5 Monitoring ground stability
3.6 Drilling, blasting and rock cutting explosives
   3.6.2 Designs drill and blast patterns (e.g. spacing, burden, charge, fragmentation)
   3.6.5 Determines the most suitable drill and blast techniques to achieve desired outcomes

Mining Equipment and Systems Area

5.1 General Mining equipment and systems

Mineral Production and Processing Area

7.1 Feed systems and planning
7.3 Comminution and sizing
   7.3.1 Recognises the characteristics of different comminution and sizing equipment and their limitations

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
   2.1.4 Identify basic rock-forming minerals and rocks in the field, in hand sample and in thin section, including ecomic minerals
   2.1.6 Recognize different tectonic environments
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
   2.2.3 Elaboration and interpretation, topographic, geological and thematic and engineering maps
   2.2.4 Recognize different ore deposits models
2.5 Mine feasibility studies
   2.5.2 Provides input into feasibility studies

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
4.2 Surface mining methods
4.3 Underground mining methods