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Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering

https://www.queensu.ca/academic-calendar/graduate-studies/programs-study/geological-sciences-engineering/

...of mine waste management including acid mine drainage...offered jointly with GEOL 422, depending on enrolment...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering

https://www.queensu.ca/academic-calendar/graduate-studies/courses-instruction/geol/

...of mine waste management including acid mine drainage...offered jointly with GEOL 422, depending on enrolment...

MINE 422 Mining And Sustainability

MINE 422  Mining And Sustainability  Units: 4.00  

This course describes the evolution of policies, operational procedures and management systems related to sustainability and the social, economic, environmental, ethical, and technical design challenges facing the mining industry. Themes examined will include: international and national performance expectations, standards and regulations; operational and management responses ¿ social and environmental impact risk assessment; stakeholder engagement; impact mitigation planning and risk management systems; performance monitoring, evaluation and reporting; agreement making and benefit sharing. Students will be introduced to a range of complex situations with significant sustainability implications that need to be addressed responsibly during the life cycle of a mine, such as land acquisition, population and livelihood displacement, cultural heritage and habitat preservation, water use, waste disposal, mining-community relationships, mine closure and its community and environmental implications.

Requirements: Must be registered in BASC  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  

MNTC 422 Soft Rock Mining and Processing

MNTC 422  Soft Rock Mining and Processing  Units: 3.00  

This course describes the industrial mining practices associated with a number of industrial minerals. A major emphasis of the course on quarry mining operations related to the major mineral and aggregate industries will be explored. Topics will cover resource definition, quarry planning and design, extraction, and processing of materials. Details for each topic include marketing, transportation, source geology, typical operations, mining, processing, customers, and specifications. Available Online.

Requirements: Prerequisite: MNTC 305, MNTC 306, MNTC 307. Must be in the BTECH program  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci