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MINE 800 Mining Systems and Processes

MINE 800  Mining Systems and Processes  Units: 3.00  

This course provides an overview of mining systems and processes and is intended to be presented to graduate students and professionals interested in the mining industry. The course is given in modules by faculty and spans a range of topics from mining to mineral processing with emphasis being placed on mining methods, methods of rock breakage, review of ground stability, ventilation, materials handling, mineral beneficiation, economic and environmental assessments, and corporate social responsibility.

Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering  

Mining Engineering

The Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen’s has prepared global mining industry leaders for more than 120 years. It is today not only the largest mining department in Canada but among the largest in the world. In fact, Queen’s mining engineers account for some 33 percent of all Canadian mining and mineral processing engineers who have graduated from Canadian universities.

Mining Engineering - Master of Applied Science

The minimum requirements for the M.A.Sc. are four (4) term length courses, satisfactory participation in the graduate seminar MINE 897, and completion of a research thesis (MINE-899). Normally, two courses will be taken within and two courses will be taken outside the Mining Department. The department may make exceptions to this academic requirement if a different balance of mining and external courses is beneficial to the student and has the support of the supervisor.

Mining Engineering - Master of Engineering

The requirements for this program are 8 term length courses. At least 4 term length courses must be taken from the Department of Mining Engineering and be entered as primary on the registration form. A maximum of 2 term length 400 series undergraduate courses or double number 400/800 level courses or a combination thereof may be taken provided that:

Mining Engineering (MINE)

APSC 801 Master of Engineering Foundations An introduction to the Master of Engineering (MEng) graduate studies program at Queen’s University. The course provides students with essential administrative information, an introduction to information literacy within the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, as well as an overview of the various support services on campus. Additionally, the course contains several modules on professional and career skills. This non credit course is comprised of a number of individual modules, and its completion is a requirement to graduate from the MEng program. Graded on a Pass/Fail basis.  Prerequisite: Enrolment in the MEng program.  Exclusion: Students not enrolled in the MEng program.

Awards and Financial Assistance

...Bell Fellowship in Transformative Mining The Harold M...fellowship competition. Value: $5,800 approximately The Lucas...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering

...of mine waste management including acid mine the table. GEOL 800, 803-812, 817...

Electrical and Computer Engineering

...a double numbered 400/800 course) may be...real environments (e.g., mining, construction, warehouses, roadways...


...Canada for mining, mineral processing, mine financing and...0 credit units. LAW 800 Law and Neuroscience...

Law (LAW)

...Canada for mining, mineral processing, mine financing and...0 credit units. LAW 800 Law and Neuroscience...