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Course Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to:

Evaluate a mineral resourse using different drill hole interpretation techniques

Determine the amount and grade of an ore reserve using conventional and geostatistical methods.

Create variograms of ore grades and thickness

Create ore reserve block models and make ore grade estimations using software packages.

Draw cash flow diagrams and find present value of an investment

Measure the worth of an investment and compare different investment alternatives

Make depreciation, depletion and tax analysis of investments

Make break-even and sensitivity analysis of investments