NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    
    Aug 19, 2022  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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MINE 1725 - Mining Economics


This course is an introduction to basic economic and financial principles used in mining.  Using case studies from surface mining business models, students evaluate financial goals, recommend and implement continuous improvement strategies, and evaluate project effectiveness using fixed and variable costs.  Students compare preventive and reactive cost control methods for business operations affecting equipment maintenance and production down time.  This course explore sustainable business strategies as applicable to the surface mining industry.

Credits: 3

Contact Hours: 3 lecture hrs/week



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