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MIN-100 Introduction to the Mining Industry

31 hour lecture


This course will introduce students to the mining sector. They will gain an understanding of the history of mining in Canada, the industries effect on the economy, current day mine operations, exploration opportunities, the methods of mining, and general mining terminology. Students will learn how the mining cycle is governed by the Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in British Columbia. They will gain knowledge of the definitions, duties and responsibilities, work refusal rights, discrimination, inspector rights and duties, as well as environmental regulations in the Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in British Columbia.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Underground Mining Essentials Certificate Program.

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