Date: Monday 1 April 2019
Time: 13:00 – 17:30
Location: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center
Facilitator: Chris Hinde, Chief Commentator, Mining Beacon
This half day workshop provides a comprehensive and straightforward explanation of the global mining industry. With limited seats, attendees will get a clear picture of the sector’s structure and recent activity, as well as a basic understanding of mineral economics.
Overview of the Mining Sector
Summary of the size and shape of the global mining industry, including an overview of recent mining activity.
Geology and Mineral Deposits
Summary of the geological processes, the target minerals and metals, and the types of deposit and how they are measured.
Mining on the Surface and Underground
Examination of the main mining methods, techniques involved and the types of equipment in both surface and underground operations.
Overview of the main metals-recovery stages, including milling, smelting and refining, and waste handling.
Explanation of the influences on metals demand and supply, and on operating costs, and the long-term price behavior of commodities.
ATTENDEES WILL LEAVE THE SEMINAR BEING ABLE TO:
- Appreciate the size and structure of the mining industry.
- Explain the main mining methods and techniques.
- Understand the primary processes for metals recovery.
- Recognize the role of supply and demand on metals prices, the factors influencing operating costs and the impact of exchange rates.
The seminar is beneficial for those involved with the mining industry that want to build on their existing knowledge of the sector. This will help them make more informed decisions when developing business opportunities in mining. Individuals from the finance sector, legal and accounting firms, equipment manufacturers and service companies, would also find this course valuable.