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

Short Course Series


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


March 1 - March 3, 2015, University of Toronto, Canada

Don Singer, USA


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


September 9 - September 11, 2015, Montreal, Canada

Jean Michel Rendu, JMR Consultants, USA

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


September 14 - September 18, 2015, 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

Optimization and Risk Management in Strategic Mine Planning: Unearthing material value in mining complexes


September 21 - September 23, 2015, Montreal, Canada

Roussos Dimitrakopoulos and Ryan Goodfellow, McGill University, Canada; and Brian Lambert, Minemax, USA