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Mine Management - MINE4710

Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequsite: MINE3430
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


The course provides an understanding of management principles and perspectives vital to a mine manager's successful running of a mining enterprise. The course will also cover advanced applications in risk management, as well as occupational health and safety legislation.

Topic included in the course include: managing mines; and mining law and risk management.

At the end of this course, the students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of:

A. Demonstrate a sound working knowledge of the principles involved in mine management and to apply them in likely employment situations.

B. Demonstrate a sound working knowledge of:
  • Latest concepts in mining (OHS) law
  • Refreshment in fundamentals of risk management
  • Adoption of risk management tools
  • Risk management in specific mining-related processes
  • Mining and other disasters and the application of risk- man techniques
  • Mitigation and response
  • Emergency preparedness in the mining industry

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