British Columbia Institute of


MINE 1010 - Mineral Exploration and Mining for the Business and Investment Community

Mining Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Provides an overview of mineral exploration and mining for those in the business and financial community and for investors. Covers a basic introduction to geology, mineral deposits, mineral exploration, drilling, mineral resource and reserve estimates, feasibility studies, and mining and processing methods. Includes an overview of how to read technical news releases, understand drill and assay results and evaluate exploration companies. A copy of the textbook ‘Mineral Exploration and Mining Essentials’ is provided to each student on the first day of class and is included in the course fee.





Fall 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 33767

Thu Oct 12 - Fri Oct 20 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 12 - Oct 13 Thu/Fri 13:30 - 16:30 DTC Rm. 840
Oct 14 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 840
Oct 18 - Oct 19 Wed/Thu 13:30 - 16:30 DTC Rm. 840
Oct 20 Fri 09:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 840



Course Outline





  1. Please contact the Mining Program Assistant for information about this course. Once this course is full, no extra students can be registered due to classroom space.


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