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Topics in Ore Deposits Mapping: Nevada Field Trip
September 1-10, 2011
Field Course

This intensive field course deals with advanced methods in ore deposits mapping. Hydrothermal fluid systems are examined in the context of local to regional structural and magmatic evolution, highlighting how mapping is used to understand mineral zoning, time-space relations, and fundamental phase equilibria. The course includes lectures, mapping exercises, and field trips.

Length: 10-Days
Place: California and Nevada
Instructors: Mark Barton, Eric Seedorff, & Lukas Zurcher
Course Number: GEOS 504B, 1 unit
Non-credit Cost:$3,200
Registration Deadline: August 1, 2011
Registration Form: English, Spanish

For more information, contact the Department of Geosciences at:

Tel: 520-626-4962
Email: lzurcher@email.arizona.edu

 

Introduction to Engineering Contract Law
September 24-25, 2010
Short Course

This course will introduce the basics of contract formation, risk allocation and management, applied to a representative cross section of contract types, with the objective of equipping you with the basic tools for functioning effectively in this challenging business environment. 

Time: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Place: UA, Mines 225
Instructors: Jim Shultz and Brett Gross
Course Number: MNE 697d, 1 unit, syllabus
Non-credit Cost:$500
Registration Deadline:   September 17, 2010
Registration Form

For more information or distance learning options, contact the Department of Mining and Geological Engineering at:

Tel: 520-621-5292
Email: pbosco@u.arizona.edu

Modern Corporate Organizations in the Mineral Industry
October 1-2, 2010

Short Course

Analysis of the effective structure and governance of public corporations in the minerals sector.  The course will introduce students to the key issues in setting up and managing effective mining organizations and will provide insight into the role of boards of directors and senior management of such companies. 

Time: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Place: UA, Mines 225
Instructor: Jack Thompson
Course Number: MNE 697b, 1 unit, syllabus
Non-credit Cost:$500
Registration Deadline: September 24, 2010
Registration Form

For more information or distance learning options, contact the Department of Mining and Geological Engineering at:

Tel: 520-621-5292
Email: pbosco@u.arizona.edu

Lacy Distinguished Lecture
October 22, 2010

Lecture

Time: 4:00 pm
Place: James E. Rogers College of Law
Place: 1201 E. Speedway Blvd.
Place: Ares Auditorium, Room 164
Speaker:  Mr. Gregory H. Boyce,
Speaker:  Chairman and CEO, Peabody Energy
This lecture is open to the public.

For more information, contact the Department of Mining and Geological Engineering at:

Tel: 520-621-5292
Email: pbosco@u.arizona.edu

IMR Pathways to Sustainable Resource Development Workshop II
November 6, 2010

Workshop

Time: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Place: UA, Mines 225
Registration Deadline:  November 1, 2010

For more information, contact the Department of Mining and Geological Engineering at:

Tel: 520-621-5292
Email: pbosco@u.arizona.edu

Basic Concepts in Mineral Economics
November 12-13, 2010

Short Course

This course provides students with an overview of the field of mineral economics, what it holds in common with other areas of economics, and the special requirements of the mineral resources sector.

Time: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Place: UA, Mines 225
Instructor: David Hammond, Vice-President, Instructor: International Royalty Corporation
Course Number: MNE 697c, 1 unit, syllabus
Non-credit Cost:$500
Registration Deadline: November 5, 2010
Registration Form

For more information or distance learning options, contact the Department of Mining and Geological Engineering at:

Tel: 520-621-5292
Email: pbosco@u.arizona.edu

 

Topics in Mineral Deposit Types: Porphyry Deposits
December 6-15, 2011

Lecture, Lab, and Field Course

This intensive course deals with the lithologic, structural, and geochemical characteristics of porphyry deposit types. It focuses on mineral exploration geology and how it can influence metallurgical, engineering, economic, and historical aspects of mining. The course includes lectures, labs, and field trips to selected ore systems.

Length: 10-Days
Place: Tucson Marriott University Park Hotel
Field Sites: Arizona
Laboratory: UA Gould-Simpson Building
Instructors: Mark Barton, Eric Seedorff,
Instructors: Lukas Zurcher, & others
Course Number: GEOS 504C, 1 unit
Non-credit Cost:$3,200
Registration Deadline: November 1, 2011
Registration Form: English, Spanish

For more information, contact the Department of Geosciences at:

Tel: 520-626-4962
Email: lzurcher@email.arizona.edu

 

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