Professional and Workforce Development

Minerals, Metallurgy & Mining


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Professional and workforce development is accomplished via workshops and short courses related to the evaluation and characterization of mineral resources, mineral processing and business aspects of the minerals industry.

Previous Workshop Topics:

  • Copper, Nickel, Platinum Group Element Deposits of the lake Superior Region
  • Silica Sand Resources of Minnesota and Wisconsin
  • Geology, Mineralogy and Genesis of Precambrian Iron Formations
  • Field, Petrographic and Mineralization Characteristics of Mafic layered Intrusions
  • Physical Volconology, Structure and Hydrothermal Alteration associated with VMS and Lode Gold Deposits in Archean Greenstone Belts

For more information about workshops contact: Intiative Director: George Hudak, ghudak@d.umn.edu, (218) 788-2739