Mining in a Global Environment - MINE4910

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: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequsite: MINE3910

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course provides students with the tools necessary to meet the challenges of working as mining engineers and managers in an international setting.

At the end of this course, the students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of:
  • Legal & political context of mining in an international location
  • Principles of Sustainable Development
  • Social & stakeholder impact analysis
  • Major issues associated with social/community impacts of mining internationally
  • The global impacts of mining coal, uranium, gold, copper and other significant commodities
  • Cross cultural management strategies


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