3 Day Masterclass in Coal | Terrapinn Training
3 day Masterclass



Gain a thorough introduction to coal and coal mining

This three Day Masterclass in Coal encompass the entire value chain from prospecting to closure or divestment. It addresses current market conditions and the changes happening in the industry; the effect these changes have on doing business successfully on a global scale; near-term market conditions and future scenarios for the coal industry.

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Gain a comprehensive understanding of how the coal industry operates

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Discover new business and commercial strategies for your organisation

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Evaluate the latest technologies and opportunities for growth

learn how coal mining really works.

This intensive residential training course provides you with an overview of the current international coal market and an in-depth understanding of coal supply agreement negotiation. It will cover the optimal management of all the links in the transportation chain from mine to end-user, as well as the various options for trading coal as a commodity.

In just 3 days you will:

  • Gain a thorough introduction to coal and coal mining
  • Get to grips with the coal mining process and value chain
  • Appreciate the economics of coal mining operations
  • Build a financial model for a coal mine
  • Identify the major players in coal mining
  • Get to grips with contractual agreements for mining projects
  • Understand the considerations for investment in coal mining
  • Understand the setting for negotiating a coal mining deal project

Organisations that will benefit:

  • Coal producers
  • Coal distributors and major end users
  • Regulatory authorities
  • Government
  • Suppliers
  • Lawyers and consultants
  • Investors
  • Consulting engineers

Who will attend:

  • C-Level Executives: CEO, CFO, COO
  • Mine managers
  • General Managers
  • Exploration managers
  • Geologists
  • Strategic planners
  • Operations and logistics
  • Consultants
  • Engineers

Course Agenda

  • Big Picture
  • Speed Networking
  • Introduction to coal and coal mining
  • Coal types, product names and variations
  • The coal mining process and value chain
  • The s-curve
  • Design and planning
  • Exploration
  • Reserves
  • Quantification and Interpretation
  • Travel Time
  • Operations Into Economics
  • Coal Product Design
  • Major players and new developments in coal mining business coal logistics
  • Coal logistics
  • Mining methods open pit and underground mine designs
  • Coal as a traded commodity
  • Future demand and production trends
  • Economic aspects of coal
  • Optimisation: Dragline vs. contractor selection Economic evaluation
  • The model: tabulated structure of the financial modelling exercise
  • Building the modules of the coal mine financial model
  • Stress testing exercises
  • Essence of a solid mining contract
  • Coal specific contracts
  • MOU (Memorandum of Understanding)
  • Considerations
  • Unincorporated vs. incorporated JVs
  • The setting for negotiating a coal mining deal

For further information please call: +44 (0)207 092 1045

  • “The depth and knowledge of my trainer was extremely impressive. In 3 days I have had, without a doubt, a masterclass on the industry. Truly world class.”

    - Gordon Dowall Potter, Past Delegate

  • “Well worth 3 days of study!”

    - Syed Hamza, Past Delegate

  • “The training was excellent! I give it a 10 and will get my trainer's support for my next challenges.”

    - Head of Partnerships & Customer Loyalty at Avis Budget, Past Delegate

  • “Extremely constructive course with a very good dynamic and passionate trainer.”

    - Managing Director at BNP Paribas, Past Delegate

  • “Impressive and cooperative trainer who wanted to make sure the delegates understood.”

    - Budgeting, Planning & Reporting Manager, Past Delegate


We can come to you too! If you have a team of six or more, why not hold a private course? Our experts come to you and the course is tailored to your requirements.

Call +44 (0)20 7092 1045 (United Kingdom)
or +65 6322 2333 (Asia Pacific)
for more details