mining engineering

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mining engineering:

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profession devoted to designing, constructing, and operating the structures, machines, and other devices of industry and everyday life. Types of Engineering

The primary types of engineering are chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, and mechanical.
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mining engineering

[′mīn·iŋ ‚en·jə′nir·iŋ]
Engineering concerned with the discovery, development, and exploitation of coal, ores, and minerals, as well as the cleaning, sizing, and dressing of the product. Also known as mineral engineering.
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Prior to Hatch, he was Senior Mine Engineer at the David Bell Mine, and has previously held a number of engineering postings with most of the world's largest resource companies, including AngloGold, Barrick, Placer Dome, Cambior, Inco, Falconbridge, Teck- Cominco, Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting, DeBeers, Rio Tinto, Syncrude and Xstrata.
Rolfe is a Kimberly director with thirty years of mining industry experience, most recently as a senior mine engineer with Hecla.
Rolfe is a mine engineer with over thirty years of mining industry experience.
Nicholson was Chief Mine Engineer for Cambior at the Valdez Creek Mine in Alaska.
Preble joined SPCC in 1965 and during his 33 year tenure progressed through increasingly responsible positions, including mine engineer, general mine foreman, mine superintendent and area manager.