January 24-25, 2016
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre West
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC, V6C 0C3

*** SOLD OUT ***


SNL’s Mining Insight provides a comprehensive and straightforward explanation of global mining. You will get a clear picture of the global mining industry’s structure and activity, as well as a basic understanding of mineral economics and stakeholder considerations.

Date: Monday, January 25, 2016
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM 
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West



Overview of the Mining Sector
Size and shape of the global mining industry, including a summary of the largest mines/companies, and the most important commodities

Geology and Mineral Deposits Overview
Summary of the target minerals and metals, the geological processes, the types of deposit and how they are measured

Mining on the Surface and Going Underground
Examination of the main mining methods, techniques involved and the types of equipment

Mineral Economics
Explanation of the influences on metals demand and supply, and on costs, and the long-term price behaviour of commodities

State of the Market Snapshot
Examining the current trends and forecasting the year ahead 


You will leave the seminar being able to:
•    Describe the structure of the mining industry
•    Explain the main mining methods and techniques
•    Recognize the role of supply, demand, the determining factors of cost, the impact of exchange rates, the various factors influencing industry structure and how the market determines pricing
•    Explain the considerations and concerns of multiple industry stakeholders


"The Mining Insight seminar provided me with an excellent awareness of the international extractive industry".
-- Pasi Mikkola, BASF Mining Solutions

"The mining insight was great and extremely informative, the lecturer was very good."
-- Prenay Agarwal, Zamin

"I thoroughly enjoyed the mining seminar on Monday, it was very informative and interesting."
-- Danielle Young, Mott MacDonald


Price: $40 CDN (Refreshments will be provided)


For more information please contact: 
Niral Patel - Program Associate, SNL Knowledge Center
Phone: +44 207 398 0897
Email: npatel@snl.com