Introduction to Mining


Day 1

  • Introduction of Mining, and mining in Oman
  • Exploration Methods (Mapping, Drilling, Sampling)
  • Geochemical Analytical Methods & Geochemical Sampling Methods
  • Resource classification & reporting standards
  • From Prospect to Prefeasibility


Design a simple exploration program for a case study area

Day 2

  • From Prospect to Prefeasibility
  • Managing Mining Projects
  • Due Diligence Studies and Mining Regulations
  • Mine Design & planning for operation
  • Mine Equipment and Operation


Design a mining plan a case study area and Evaluation of Case Studies

Day 3

  • Sustainable Mining and Mine Closure
  • Managing Health and Safety in the Mining Safety
  • Sustainable Mining and Mine Closure
  • Social & environmental impact assessment, Future of Mining, Summary of Learning
  • Mining Innovations and Global Trends


Discussions of social and environmental impacts