MENDOZA, ARGENTINA. February 3, 2011. Rojas & Asociados announces the launch of the 2011 edition of its course “Economic Guidelines for Mineral Exploration” given by Dr. Michael Doggett, Assistant Lecturer of Master in Mineral Exploration’s Program at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, to be held on June 20 – 24, 2011, at the Intercontinental Hotel Santiago, Chile. The launch will take place next Tuesday, February 8 at Rojas & Asociados’s website: . Those who enter the website from 09.00 to 18.00 hours and register online will get a special discount on their registration. For more details on limited time offer, visit The first edition of Economic Guidelines for Mineral Exploration was held in August 2009 and gathered over 40 professionals and executives of mining companies as Barrick, Anglo American, Antares Minerals, Troy Resources, Yamana, Anglogold, Xstrata, Teck, and Hochschild, among others. Attendants came from Chile, Argentina, and Colombia. Moreover, a selected group of suppliers sponsored the event, such as Finning and Energold. “The course comes in handy for the decision-making we must face daily”, said César Riveros, Exploration General Manager, Anglogold Argentina. “I appreciate the excellent opportunity Rojas y Asociados and Dr. Doggett offered. Economic Guidelines for Mineral Exploration was a course of top quality. It offers a theoretical and practical view of the current economy in the mining world as well as several tools for the economic valuation of mining projects”, commented Rodrigo Peralta, South America Geological Modeling, Troy Resources. “The course has been designed to be highly practical and to maximize the interaction between professor and attendants, thus ensuring participants the best didactic experience. Among the participating companies confirmed up to date, we can mention its sponsors Cliffs Natural Resources and Austral Minerals, as well as MH Argentina, Teck Exploraciones Chile, and BHP Billiton, among others”, said Javier Rojas, Research & Development Manager and training supervisor, Rojas y Asociados. Individual registration fee is USD 2,800 + VAT. There are special discounts on limited time offer, early registrations and registrations of 3 or more participants from the same company. Likewise, sponsorships and advertising opportunities are available for mining companies and suppliers. For further information or registrations, please visit or contact Francisco Ortiz, course coordinator, About Rojas & Asociados Rojas & Asociados is an innovative mining consulting firm focused on the Latin American market. Its expertise in mining, marketing and management allows them to provide comprehensive professional services to the mining sector, mainly mining companies from Canada, Australia and the US. The firm provides strategic advice to mining companies on exploration management, generative exploration, negotiation, institutional and public relations, provincial political and social current situation, among other areas. Additionally, Rojas co-organizes the premier event of the Argentinean mining sector, the Argentina Mining International Convention, carried out biennially since 1996. For further information, please visit Press Contact: Carolina Martinez Hansen Communications Coordinator Phone: +54 (261) 424-347 Cell phone: +54 (261) 454-7827 E-mail: