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BRIMM201: Brownfield Mineral Processing Upgrade Economics

The goal of BRIMM201 is to look at more depth into the economic benefit of conducting plant upgrades. By working through case studies around the main plant economic drivers the course aims to give the participant an appreciation of the main variables, their interaction and how potential changes can affect not only plant profitability but sustainability of the operation.


Discussion will also be held around building a business case (using the plant upgrade checklist as a basis) and covering major areas such as the stakeholders, measurement for justification and verification along with other common barriers to any change.

After completing this course, the participants will be able to: 

  • Define a thesis statement for an economic pitch
  • Discuss what is needed and who is the target audience
  • Be able to critically analyze a pitch for holes by applying a checklist
  • Define who the audience is
  • Apply a checklist to any economic pitch
  • Template slides and quickly adapt slides to corporate templates




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