The objective of the course is to address the valuation of mining and
processing equipment from start to finish. The course will prepare you for
what to expect, give you a level of confidence when you inspect a mining/milling
operation; different types of mines and processes, i.e., extraction techniques
methods for underground and above ground mine; hard rock mineral processing and
coal preparation equipment; what equipment to expect on each type of property;
key factors to identify and describe the equipment, and details important in
valuing the equipment. Includes cost, market and income approach.
This is an advanced course; students should be familiar with report writing
and appraisal techniques.