The first President of Mongolia has officially opened Brisbane-based mining solutions consultancy RungePincockMinarco’s (RPM) first software classroom at the Mongolian University of Science and Technology. The classroom is accessible to mining engineering students and equipped with computers from RPM in a move aimed at establishing a centre for technical excellence in mine planning.
“Providing our software and training for the university ensures that the next generation of Mongolian mining engineers has the opportunity to develop international-standard skills to help them throughout their career,” says RPM’s Ulaanbaatar operations manager Yvette Carman.
Students utilizing the classroom are able to make use of RPM’s industry leading mine planning and scheduling software packages, XPAC and XACT, as well as its financial modelling software XERAS. In coming months, RPM will provide full software training for the university’s lecturers.
“This training and ongoing support will further bolster our commitment to developing the future leaders of the mining industry,” says Yvette Carman.
RPM is the world’s largest independent group of mining technical experts, with history stretching back to 1968, local expertise in all mining regions and experience across all commodities and mining methods.