The Data-Driven Mine: Data Analytics in the Mining Industry

  • Today’s fast-paced business environment requires mining industry leaders to tackle long-standing industry challenges at a pace and scale previously unseen.

    Immense opportunities exist for those companies capable of making dynamic decisions based on sound mining analysis and interpretation of data.

    Focused on data-generated insights, this mining analytics program introduces predictive analytics as a tool for decision making and teaches participants the skills to interpret meaning and communicate results. Attendees will leave fully equipped to use analytics in their decisions in the global mining industry to increase productivity and efficiency, improve safety and lower costs. In short, they will become data-savvy leaders who drive business performance through the smart use of advanced analytics.

    Top Take-Aways

    • Understand when and how data analytics can be applied to create value in a mining context.
    • Structure and formulate business problems to facilitate data insights.
    • Identify the advantages, disadvantages and requirements of using external versus internal data teams.
    • Interpret data analytics to generate business solutions.
    • Communicate the results of data analytics and their meaning to others.
    • Improve a struggling mining operation with data-backed insights in a business simulation.

    Who Should Attend

    Developed specifically for mining industry executives and professionals, this program will be of interest to those in:

    • Senior operational roles such as senior engineers, geologists, mill/mine managers and technical supervisors/superintendents
    • Corporate roles such as environmental and sustainability professionals, corporate and business development managers, CFOs and investment decision makers
    • Consultants and associates from EPC and EPCM firms and from non-technical consulting firms; environmental and sustainability consultants

    Hands-on Experiential Learning!

    Participants will work in teams to apply advanced data analytics to a business simulation for improving operations. Findings and recommendations will be presented to a panel of industry experts from companies such as Yamana Gold, Anaconda Mining, Torex Gold Resources and others!

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  • This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at