MIME 325 Mineral Industry Economics (3 credits)

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Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Mining & Materials Engineering : Geographical distribution of mineral resources. Production, consumption and prices of minerals. Market structure of selected minerals. Economic evaluation aspects: grade-tonnage considerations; capital and operating cost estimation; assessment of market conditions; estimation of revenue; taxation; sensitivity and risk analyses; economic optimization of mine development and extraction.

Terms: Winter 2017

Instructors: Kumral, Mustafa (Winter)