Surface Mine Development, Operations, and Reclamation

SKU: C-543

Train your employees about common mining methods and the lifecycle of a mine.
Training Time: 28 Minutes


Mining is the search for, extraction, and processing of valuable materials from the earth's crust. Surface and underground mining are currently the most commonly employed methods for accessing ore, minerals, or other metal and nonmetal commodities. This course covers common mining methods, as well as the lifecycle of a mine, from the development through reclamation.

Topics Covered:

  • List the various types of surface and underground mines
  • Describe how mines are developed and ultimately reclaimed
  • Describe the basic extraction and processing operations at a surface mine

Based on:

  • 30 CFR Part 46.5.b.1

28 Minutes (17 min. video + 11 min. video)

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