Training and research laboratory of Orika in St. Petersburg Mining University as an instrument for the formation of the expertise of mining engineers

M.N. Overchenko, S.P. Mozer, A.D. Ulianova

The article describes the main stages of the development of partnership relations of Orika Company and Mining University. The key touchpoints upon the training and research laboratory opening are shown. Opportunities are described of the improvement of students training quality as mining industry professionals due to the acquisition of reliable hands-on experience of dealing with modern software products and blast initiation systems, as well as due to programs of young professionals training.

№4 (134) 2017

Key words: Orika, competence center, laboratory, initiation systems

Mining Industry Journal №4 (134) 2017, p.18