Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Mineral Resource Development and Optimization Under Uncertainty

Short Course Series

September

An Introduction to Cutoff Grade Estimation:  Theory and practice in open pit and underground mines (with a new section on blending optimization strategy)

 

September 3 - September 5, 2014, Montreal, Canada

Jean Michel Rendu, USA


Geostatistical Mineral Resource Estimation and Meeting the New Regulatory Environment:  Step by step from sampling to grade control

 

September 8 - September 12, 2014, Montreal, Canada

Marcelo Godoy, Newmont Mining Corporation, USA; Jean-Michel Rendu, JMR Consultants, USA; Roussos Dimitrakopoulos, McGill University, Canada; Guy Desharnais, SGS Canada Inc., Canada


Quantitative Mineral Resource Assessments:  An Integrated Approach to Planning for Exploration Risk Reduction

 

September 29 - October 1, 2014, Montreal, Canada

Don Singer, USA; and David Menzie, U.S. Geological Survey, USA


October

Strategic risk management in mine design:  From conventional to stochastic mine planning optimisation

 

October 15 - October 17, 2014, Montreal, Canada

Tarrant Elkington, Snowden, Australia; and Roussos Dimitrakopoulos, McGill University, Canada


November

Strategic risk management in mine design:  From conventional to stochastic mine planning optimisation

 

November 17 - November 19, 2014, Perth, Australia

Tarrant Elkington, Snowden, Australia; and Roussos Dimitrakopoulos, McGill University, Canada


Practical geostatistical mineral resource/ore reserve estimation and meeting the JORC requirements:  Step by step from sampling to grade control


November 17 - November 21, 2014, Perth, Australia

Georges Verly, AMEC Americas Ltd., Canada


Quantitative Mineral Resource Assessments:  An Integrated Approach to Planning for Exploration Risk Reduction

 

November 20 - November 21, 2014, Perth, Australia

Don Singer, USA


Ore reserve risk and mine planning optimisation:  Stochastic models and optimisation for the mining industry

 

November 20 - November 21, 2014, Perth, Australia

Roussos Dimitrakopoulos, McGill University, Canada