Mining Your Own Business -The value chain of mineral extraction

General description

Would you like to know where the silicon parts of your computer come from, the important role of mineral extraction in global perspective, and how to optimize the output of a mineral source? Apply to this amazing course to learn this and much more! Come and discover our beautiful country with charming girls and funny boys. ;) Experience our awesome nature with colossal mountains and mysterious fjords. We will introduce you to the Norwegian culture with a trip around Norway and show you the BEST and most amazing nature you have ever seen while visiting mining companies! The social activities include outdoor/nature activities, sightseeing, cultural events, and of course awesome parties.

Academic information

Fields of activity:
Civil Engineering , Environmental Engineering , Geology , Industrial Engineering , Materials Engineering , Petroleum Engineering
Content and topics:
In our course the professors will go through subjects like the properties of rock, how to implement geological information into a model, planning of the mineral extraction, and the theory of different methods of extraction. We will show the unique nature and extraordinary geology of Norway on a field trip where we will visit a couple of companies working in the mineral industry.
Learning goals and objectives:
Improve knowledge of the value chain of minerals in global perspective - from mineral deposit to product
Examination type:
Case study
ECTS credits issued:
Not known yet

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Field of study, prior knowledge, experience, interests.

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

3 meals pr day, 1 hot.