Working in close cooperation with our industrial partners, Lifelong Learning courses offer innovative professional training for individuals already working in the raw materials sector. Training draws on expertise from all three sides of the knowledge triangle to respond to the industry’s changing needs and remains at the forefront of innovation. Courses are designed not only with the acquisition of skills and transfer of knowledge in mind, but also focus on tackling innovation challenges and the competitive pressures of new trends and technologies in the raw materials sector.

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Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all face-to-face courses organized by the EIT RawMaterials - Regional Center Freiberg office have been cancelled until July 1st, 2020.


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“Automated Materials Characterization” / “Automated Mineralogy” is an analytical technique based on scanning electron microscopy (SEM) image analysis coupled with energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS).

The boot camp is aimed at early stage startup teams that have committed to their business idea and are actively pursuing customers and funding. The purpose of the course is to give them tools to manage their company and communicate effectively with their customers and investors.

 

This course is aimed at all people with a technical or engineering background who want to gain knowledge in the field of automation. The course will quickly cover the basis and then will go into details on how to assemble and configurate your SPS (programmable logic controller) machine. Each participant will be programming on their own machine.

This course will give you tools to improve your operational cash flow models and budgeting tools. The effects of market and project uncertainties are discussed and methods to include their effects into feasibility analysis / budgeting are provided. Also methods to deal with uncertainty realizations are discussed and modeled.

This course will create and deliver high quality education by formalizing existing knowledge on secondary materials and residues with a focus on their possible use as raw materials and with special emphasis on the challenges of industry using recent research findings.

This programme addresses the shortage of rock engineering personnel in the European mining industry. The emphasis is on the application of rock mechanics principles and methods in the areas of mine design, mining system selection and design, support of mining excavations and management of rock pressure situations in mines.

CARONTE aims to design, pilot and disseminate innovative approaches and strategies in retrieving, effectively organizing and properly sharing among colleagues scientific and technical information regarding the science and innovation frontiers within companies operating in the raw materials sector that are focusing their activities on recycling (and substitution themes).

Corporate Social Responsibility, Geoethics, Social License to Operate, Responsible Sourcing are concepts related to the interface between mineral projects (exploration and mining), the natural environment and people (from local populations to global activist associations). This course discusses these concepts, their relations and their practical application to exploration and mining companies and professionals.

Efficient comminution processes require a careful process design and presume a deep understanding of the grinding fundamentals as well as the appropriate machinery.

This boot camp is tailored to early stage startup teams that are exploring the viability of their business idea. The purpose of the course is to give them the tools assess whether there is a market for their product, and make a data based, informed decision whether to pursue starting the new company.

 

The course aims to prepare participants to become more effective eco-innovators no matter where they reside in an organization. They can learn to become better managers in realizing their innovative idea and developing the managerial and entrepreneurial skills necessary to bring an innovative idea to market .

This course will provide you with the knowledge about the current electrochemical treatment of industrial waters as well as give the tools to improve and assess water treatment on sites. The effect of electrochemical treatment on the removal of contaminants, possible application and feasibility studies are discussed during the course. You leave the course with the ready and assessed solution to treat your water streams.

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This course discusses the exploration, evaluation, valuation and reporting of mineral deposits process as shaped by local and global economic, social and political variables, forces and actors rather than only by technology and the geology, metallogeny, physical and chemical properties of ores and mineral deposits.

Geochemical exploration has evolved over the past 30 years from traditionally focused (mineral) resource identification to a multi-element, multi-media toolbox.

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This course intends to provide insight in latest technology and data interpretation of integrated geochemical studies in boreholes and on drillcore, drill cuttings and fluids. Participants will learn to choose appropriate geochemical methods in mineral explorations and at the same time to integrate down-the-hole methods with investigations on cores, pulps and fluids. The course will provide a systematic understanding of the geological axis in exploration of ore deposits.

Short course in geometallurgy delivered to industrial mining professionals.

The course aims to provide technical updates regarding the management of raw materials and resources, with reference to the European national and regional raw materials policy. Also dealing with national and regional forecasts, the course aims to provide strategic suggestions in resource planning and in production management.

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Consumers, employees, and investors are demanding that companies address social and environmental problems as core to their marketplace success. This course helps participants understand and apply emerging holistic methodologies for integrative product service system design, cleaner production, sustainable consumption and transformative business models for the circular economy, such as B Corporations.

Project decisions are often based on cost, making it difficult to justify inclusion of hard-to-measure social and environmental considerations into project assessments.

For this reason, the P5 Impact Analysis was designed to incorporate People, Planet, Profit, Process and Product aspects, influencing ultimate decisions and recommendations for project components.

This is an introductory course on the international policies, reporting frameworks, standards, good practices and guidelines for mineral projects and assets.

This is an introductory course on the valuation of mineral assets, focusing on:

  1. The international valuation standards and guidelines. 
  2. The methods used in the valuation of the several types of mineral properties.
From Raw Materials to Sustainable Products

The 4L-Alloys School will train professionals to improve the sustainability of high quality manufacturing of Al-based products, taking advantage of the potential of recycling and recycled alloys.

The course offers effective training modules for professionals (technical staff and managers) to provide them with relevant material knowledge for lightweight design.

Metals recovery through pyro- and/or hydrometallurgical route is a complex and multidimensional process where multiple unit operations are used. Metallurgical unit operations are most often multiphase systems, and research and development faces many of the challenges typically found with such systems. In view of the complexity of the task, the use of sophisticated modeling and simulation tools is a valid approach for analysis of the important phenomena behind the operations, their interactions and relative importance.

This training should give technicans all the tools to particpate successfully in sales negotiations. It will provide a useful overview of tactics to communicate personably with new and excisting business partners. The focus is on the entire impression you make on your interlocutor.

P5 stands for People, Planet, Profit, Process and Product. The P5 Impact Analysis is a tool that can be utilized to assess and/or compare options for various project components, to facilitate making sustainability-informed decisions and recommendations for the best possible outcomes of a project, aligned with the 5Ps.

Over the last 30 years, portable X-ray fluorescence (pXRF) has become a key technique for field geochemical analyses, for both mining and environmental applications. pXRF provides real-time decision support for operational field decisions in the areas of exploration, mining, site remediation or waste management.

The proposed short course/interactive workshop provides an overview of the current use of chemical, mineralogical and metallurgical data in ore profiling, modeling, forecasting and process troubleshooting in Copper-(Moly/Gold) Operations.

PROCHAINE covers the whole process development chain - from ore mineralogy and bench scale testing to continuous plant process assessment and process optimization in a state-of-the-art pilot plant. The training programme gives participants a good knowledge on the theoretical and practical issues related to the design and upscaling of the ore beneficiation process, and how this information is related to the operational and economical aspects in the concentrating plant.

Many proponents in the extractive sector are experiencing extended permitting delays or denials due to opposing stakeholders. To reduce risks causing such external concerns and delays, a front-end planning & mapping framework is proposed to increase visibility and understanding of complex systems, improve communications, and facilitate collaboration between multi-discipline stakeholders.

The course presents and discusses big data and data science techniques and their applications in the exploration, mining and sustainable use of raw materials and energy resources in the XXI century and beyond.

Superior understanding of water management related issues in order to ensure the proper specification of a successful solution for a given application is required in nearly any business.

This course presents and discusses the international policies, reporting frameworks, standards, good practices and guidelines for mineral projects and assets.

The project ReUK has compiled workshop material that enables decision makers to start an in-house transition process from linear to circular business making. This training course supports workshop participants in setting up reuse or remanufacturing activities in their own businesses.

Metallurgy is a key enabler of a circular economy (CE), its digitalization is the metallurgical Internet of Things (m-IoT). In short: Metallurgy is at the heart of a CE, as metals all have strong intrinsic recycling potentials.

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Against the background of the current debate on responsible mining this course will guide professionals from the mining field to think about and discuss what social responsibility in their field of work mean, what decisions it requires and what limits it has.

This course has been developed in order to educate PhDs and professionals alike on what the circular economy is, how it can be assessed and implemented. 

During this 3-day intensive course, the outcome for the participants will be a better understanding of how to develop, apply and implement Process Integration (PI) for different systems.

An international and effective training programme for extractive industry professionals and managers that will support and facilitate participants’ abilities to develop sustainable and innovative business models and operations.

The Powder Metallurgy (PM) community led by the European PM Association (EPMA) proposes a unique lifelong learning programme: a five week school, with each week devoted to a PM sector, followed by a three week internship.

An overview of perlite' s innovative applications is provided. Fundamentals of markets, market trends, competitive materials will be presented.

An overview of perlite is provided.

Time management is the key to keep a healthy work life balance and sustain your professional capabiity especially when working in high-stress and hectic enviroments like international projects in the raw materials sector. This seminar will help you organize yourself and increase your effectiveness.

This course concerns the valuation of mineral assets, focusing on:

  • The international valuation standards and guidelines. 
  • The methods used in the valuation of the several types of mineral properties.