Mineral Exploration

Winter 2016

Mineral Exploration is the official publication of the Association of Mineral Exploration British Columbia.

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32 Mineral Exploration | amebc.ca course because of their broad interest during the past decade, but the course will also cover present knowledge of where and how enrichments take place in deposits for commodities such as antimony, cobalt, germanium, indium, lithium, niobium, tantalum and tellurium. Identifying potential sources for some of these elements that have been deemed critical is challenging because of their minor historic usage and, to date, limited exploration targeting. However, they are now evolving into important economic targets that explorers cannot ignore. Integrated Social Responsibility and Aboriginal Relations Sunday, January 22 Presented by: AME Aboriginal Relations and Integrated Social Responsibility Committees This course can be taken in individual sections or as a full-day course. The morning, titled "Uncovering Economic Opportunities – Mineral Exploration and Aboriginal Peoples," will focus on First Nations perspectives and mineral exploration. Attendees will gain an understanding of the history, science and perspectives of both First Nations and exploration companies; obtain a fuller understanding of economic opportunities available to community groups in Aboriginal communities; and discover earth science as it relates to opportunities and resource management. The afternoon, titled "Social Sustainability: Measuring Success and Ensuring the 'Social Chain of Custody,'" will highlight the changing landscape of integrated social responsibility (ISR), key indicators and due diligence. The course will provide an overview of social responsibility principles and measurement tools needed to determine the effectiveness of ISR programs and engagement outcomes. Using case studies and interactive exercises, attendees will explore the practical and potentially challenging aspects of ensuring the "social chain of custody," from claim staking to the development of a mineral deposit. Case studies will highlight practical scenarios from British Columbia as well as projects in various international jurisdictions. Student Orientation: Exploring Exploration Sunday, January 22 Presented by: Andy Randell, SGDS Hive In this course, students will get the opportunity to learn more about the dynamic roles they will play in the Down to Earth. Up to the Challenge. Reinforce Relationships Created at Roundup All Year Long in Alexander Sugden 604.473.0358 mineralexploration@canadawide.com CONTACT

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