20% discount Renewables & Mines World Congress & Workshop (Toronto):



Dear reader, I am pleased to announce that if you wish to attend the World Congress on Renewable Energies and Mining to be held at the Hilton Hotel Toronto (26) 27-28 November 2017, you can use the code r4m20 with which you will get a 20% discount.

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Pre-Congress Workshop

An Essential Introduction to Mining for Energy Professionals

Location & Daytime

  • Nov. 26, 2017 – 8.30 – 16:45

145 Richmond Street West,
Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2L2, Canada
Tel: +1-416-869-3456


Workshop objectives

The aim of this workshop is to provide energy professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the mining industry. Participants will gain a greater understanding of the operational practices pivotal to the mining industry. Participants will be taught essential terminology and be provided with a clear understanding of the key concepts involved. Mining professionals will also benefit from having a broader understanding of the mine energy issues and how these relate to larger changes across the energy landscape.

Who should attend?

  • Business developers from power engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), independent power producers, O&M and renewable developers
  • Manufacturers: engineering equipment of mining and renewables, energy storage and electric vehicles
  • Electric companies, government mining and energy officers, industry associations, renewables R&D
  • Mining professionals looking for a better understanding of the “Mine of the Future”

Learned outcomes

This course is essential for energy professionals currently involved, or who would like to be involved in energy and mining. The workshop has been enjoyed by a cross-section of professionals involved in energy, mining and trade. At the completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the significance of energy in the mining industry (grid-tied and off-grid)
  • Understand frequently used terminology
  • Describe the use of energy for open pit and underground mining methods
  • Understand the principles of mine design, planning, operation and closure
  • Understand the impact of energy on social (CSR) and environmental considerations
  • Understand the production chain of mining from processing to extractive metallurgy and from pit to port
  • Figure out and develop specific solutions based on benchmarking processes linked to relevant case studies
  • Undertake international network development with other professionals and former attendees of the 7 previous workshops

Workshop Presenter


Workshops Agenda




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Previous Seven Workshops:

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