Category: Machinery & Technical Specialties:
ME214 - Identification and Appraisal of Mining and Mineral
Prepare to gain an advanced level of confidence and a better
understanding of what to look for and expect when inspecting a mine and mill
operation. Tour the mining sites in Cripple Creek, Colorado (Mollie Kathleen,
Cripple Creek and Victor Gold). Learn how to assess and value the mining and
milling equipment, understand the various types of mining and learn how to
assess and value the mine and mill equipment.
Instructor lead discussions will focus on the different
types of mines students may encounter as well as the various mining processes
used in the field. Key topics and discussions points will include:
makes up a mine, both underground and above ground
- Extraction techniques
- What equipment to expect on each type of property
Identifying specific equipment; functions and values.
- Hard rock mineral
processing and coal preparation equipment
Expand your expertise and experience behind estimating
costs, understanding markets and identifying income approaches and identifying
the three approaches to value. Learn how to concentrate on market dynamics
affecting the supply, demand and potential swings in the value of equipment when
assessing a functional mining operation.
Enrollment is LIMITED to 20 students.
Day One: Tour of local mine(s),
both above and below ground
Day Two: Mining methods and equipment
Three: Mill methods, processes, and equipment.
Day Four: The exam is a group
discussion about information presented for comment and valuation.
trip to a local mine
be familiar with report writing and appraisal techniques.
completion of the course students will be able to:
Classify various approaches to valuing
2. Analyze, assess and value equipment and
3. Recognize mining processes, extraction techniques and methods
4. Identify mining and milling equipment and its
Bring to Class:
To complete the course students MUST bring with
them/ have available:
- A calculator
- Proper attire for an industrial field
- Long pants
- Close toed shoes
- Light jacket or sweater (for the
and Equipment: The Fundamentals of Appraising Machinery
and Technical Assets 3rd Edition, Chapters 3 through 5 that discuss the three
approaches to value.
registration includes electronic course materials:
-any information regarding (any) other student resources
Course registration fees do NOT include print materials. Print/ hard
copies will not be available onsite. Once eMaterials have been distributed,
courses are no longer refundable.
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Attendees must bring either an electronic copy
(loaded on a laptop or mobile device) or print a copy of all course handouts to
use as a reference during your course. Electricity will be provided in course
All course eMaterials are in an Adobe PDF format, which can
be viewed using the free Adobe Reader application. eMaterials are presented in
color and are bookmarked, comment and typewriter enabled. When opting to print
eMaterials it is recommended that you adjust print settings to print in black
and white (or grayscale) and consider printing double-sided on recycled
print materials be made available at the course site contact: Education@appraisers.org
Note: an additional $125 printing and shipping fee will be
charged to attendees requesting print materials be made available at the course
site. Requests for print materials must be pre-paid and submitted at least
fifteen (15) business days prior to the start of the course, requests received
after this date will not be processed.