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Professional Development

The Mining department offers several Professional Development educational opportunities each year.


If you have questions regarding these courses, please contact us.

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Phone (613) 533-2230

Basics of Geology, Mining and Mineral Processing for the Investment Community

This course is intended for people who are interested in a broad overview of how the mining business works from a technical perspective

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Social Performance Management in the Extractive Industries

Queen's University's Graduate Diploma in Social Performance Management in the Extractive Industries (DSPM) has been designed with input from industry, government and civil society organizations to prepare students to work in diverse contexts - from central Africa to the Andes to remote regions of Northern Canada - where Canadian extractive companies operate.

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Mine Ventilation

The Mine Ventilation course provides the mine operator with the basic tools for the day-to-day planning and effective operation of a mine ventilation program. 

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