Mining EngineeringBachelor

27355
Ongwediva – Namibia
English
Bachelor 





🌐 University of Namibia

COVERED DISCIPLINES / SKILLS IN THIS PROGRAM

Business Management Area

1.2 Production analysis and mine optimisation
   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

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
   3.1.3 Conducts rock mass and soil classifications
   3.1.4 Understands rock and soil characteristics and identifies failure indications, fundamentals of rock mechanics
3.2 Implementing designs and plans
   3.2.2 Assesses risk and implements controls and associated monitoring
3.3 Integrated mine design
   3.3.1 Recommends methods, equipment and processes
   3.3.2 Develops initial design
   3.3.3 Uses simulation and other techniques to optimise designs
   3.3.4 Monitors implementation of mine design
3.4 Mine rehabilitation and closure
   3.4.1 Establishes project and evaluate plans
   3.4.2 Develops mine rehabilitation and closure plans
3.6 Drilling, blasting and rock cutting explosives
   3.6.2 Designs drill and blast patterns (e.g. spacing, burden, charge, fragmentation)

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

Geology Exploration Resources and Reserves Area

2.2 Applied Geology
   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
   2.3.1 Design, plans and manages sampling programmes (e.g. grade control, processing)

Mining Methods Area

4.1 General mining methods
   4.1.1 General knowledge of mining methods and operations
4.2 Surface mining methods
   4.2.1 Understands the design methods and standards used in pit, ramp and dump design
   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
   4.3.3 Designs stope, roof and galleries support

Generic, Health and Social Task Area

8.2 Workplace health and safety
   8.2.1 Develops and disseminates safe practice guidelines