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Mining technology (6 points)


Leader: D Nag

Gippsland First semester 2003 (OCL)
Gippsland Second semester 2003 (OCL)

Synopsis: Introduction to the mining industry. Exploration and appraisal of mineral deposits, establishing a mine site, drill, drilling, explosives and blasting. Mine development. Different techniques of mining (surface and underground); environmental, safety and political issues.

Assessment: Examination: 50% + Assignments: 50%

Contact Hours: 78 lecture/tutorial hours

Prerequisites: ENG1201, GEG1723

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