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Course Objectives

At the end of this course, student will:                               

1. Know the basic surface mining methods applied to coal seams, metalliferous deposits and quarries with emphasis on unit operations of production cycle.

2. Apply the basic concepts and theories in the surface mining methods in the mine planning, production scheduling, and equipment selection.

3. Recognize the environmental and socio-economical impacts of surface mining.