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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