COURSES

McKenna Geotechnical leads short courses on closure planning, landform design, and sustainable mining. These courses provide registrants with the tools and case histories they need to complete their own designs and plans. For nearly 20 years, founder Gord McKenna has been staging the courses at international conferences, academic institutions, and at client locations.

The courses are customized to suit a particular mine or the interests of the group. They can be given at the mine site, lecture hall, office boardroom or hotel meeting room. The courses are typically one to two days, and attendance can range from 10 to several dozen practitioners or students. The courses usually involve working through the basics of design and plans, the state of practice today and the ideal practices of tomorrow, and discussing real-life case histories. One or two exercises accompany the courses so teams can put their learnings into action.   

These courses complement Gord's previous experience as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Alberta and at the University of Saskatchewan. Contact McKenna Geotechnical to learn more about how your staff or students can benefit from the courses.



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McKenna Geotechnical specializes in landform design, closure planning, soft tailings, mining geotechnique and teaching. We possess decades of experience in mine operations and provide professional consulting expertise to mines in Canada and around the world.

We offer short courses for students and practitioners on closure planning, landform design, and sustainable mining. These courses provide registrants with the tools and case histories they need to complete their own designs and plans.
CONTACT
McKenna Geotechnical Inc.
5223 Laurel Drive
Delta, BC, V4K 4S4
Canada

+1.604.838.6773
info@mckennageotechnical.com

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