Mine Management - MINE4710

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mining Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequsite: MINE3430

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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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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