Mineral Exploration and Mining Essentials
By Robert Stevens 

Mineral Exploration and Mining Essentials is a book for anyone interested in the mineral exploration and mining industry but who does not have a background in the sector.

  • Need to make informed mining-related investment decisions?
  • Want to better evaluate mineral development proposals?
  • Interested in exploration, discovery, geology and mining?

This richly illustrated book provides a thorough overview of the industry from the exploration phase to mine closure and includes a comprehensive glossary.

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Hard copies are also available for purchase at the Association for Mineral Exploration BC office, located at 800 - 889 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC. Each copy is $94.45 CAD (tax included).

About the Author
Robert Stevens is a professional geologist who is well known for his involvement in the mineral exploration community in Vancouver and for delivering dynamic and enlightening courses on the mineral exploration and mining industry to various industry participants and stakeholders in western North America. Dr. Stevens is the Associate Dean of Natural Resources at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), prior to which he was a faculty member and head of the Mining and Mineral Exploration Technology department at BCIT for 10 years. He received his Ph.D. in geology from the University of Alberta with a focus on structural geology and tectonics, and an Honours B.Sc. in geology from the University of Waterloo. He has worked across Canada for a number of exploration companies and for provincial and federal geological surveys.

Dr. Stevens has been a director of the Association for Mineral Exploration BC since 2001 and was the Chairman from 2008-2010. In 2005, while on sabbatical from BCIT, he was the Executive Director of Geoscience BC; a position that involved initiating and directing Geoscience BC's programs and development in its inaugural year. Dr. Stevens is passionate about the mineral exploration and mining industry and enjoys the mix of science, engineering, business, discovery and entrepreneurialism that are integral to the industry. 

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