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Mining for Non-miners training from SGS helps you understand the key operational practices in the mining industry.

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This enables you to interpret terminology more easily and to interact more confidently with suppliers, business partners and others.

From geology and coal characteristics to international contracts and trade, you will consider the technical, legal, environmental and economic factors affecting the mining industry. Therefore, if you are from a non-mining background, the training gives you the fundamental knowledge you need to develop effective working relationships with mining personnel.

The course will prove relevant if you have even peripheral contact with the mining industry. Previous delegates include accountants, financial services providers (including investment consultants), administrators and other operations personnel, new mining engineers, legal staff, management consultants, plus employees in HR and IT.

Course outline: 

  • General overview
  • Geology and coal mining
  • Uses of coal
  • Enforcement of international contracts
  • Coal characteristics and necessary analysis
  • Environmental management of mining operations
  • Mechanical samplers and online analyzers
  • Certification of resources and reserves
  • International coal trade
  • 10 golden rules when selling coal in international markets

Find out more about our Mining for Non-miners training course by contacting SGS today.