August 20, 2013
Web-based equipment training programs
Vista Training has made available nine new Silver Series heavy equipment operator training programs for mining and construction operations. Each web-based program is 1-2 hours long and can be accessed anywhere with a high-speed Internet connection. Trainees can print a personalized certificate of completion after taking the final test within the program.
Vista Training | vista-training.com
PR News has released its newest CSR and Green PR Guidebook, which discusses best practices for organizations to build positive relationships with target communities. The guidebook, which is available in both digital and print copies, also delves into initiating corporate social responsibilities, handling crisis, tracking global engagement and more.
PR News | prnewsonline.com
Open pit mining reference guide
SME has published the third edition of Open Pit Mine Planning & Design, a two-volume reference guide that examines pit limits, responsible mining, machine availability and more. The new edition, which has been expanded to cover more topics, comes with the MicroModel mine design software to guide the reader, eight drill hole data sets for practice and a CD.
The Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration | smenet.org