mine captain

mine captain

[′mīn ‚kap·tən]
(mining engineering)
The director of work in a mine, with or without superior officials or subordinates.
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Although initially a coal miner, by 1906 his father, William, had gone to South Africa to work as a gold mine captain in the Transvaal, where he earned the money that would send young William to Llandovery College.
Prior to joining Vale, he worked as a chief mine engineer and a mine captain in Red Lake.
An inquest yesterday heard that mine captain Joe Fallon, 47, from Two-Mile-Borris in Co Tipperary, chose "the ultimate sacrifice" to highlight health and safety concerns at the Lisheen Mines where he worked.
Deon, the mine captain, echoed the same sentiments: 'It's a good thing.
Also sleeping six and priced at pounds 306, the detached cottage dates back to the16th century and was once owned by a tin mine captain.
Second horse The Mine Captain dug in his toes, shooting jockey Jimmy McCarthy head first into the birch.
According to Kinross' mine captain, Kobus Beyers, the first two Bell B15L ADT's have been used for the transportation of ore from No.
The second managerial layer, with a total of seven men, included a surface captain, mine captain, tramroad superintendent, and four assistant mine captains.
Rationalisation of the underground workforce has included reducing the mine captain complement from three to two, one on production and one for services.
Acting mine captain, Raymond Nhlengethwa recalled that, "it happened very quickly.
Production and maintenance employees have a 30-day, 60-day and annual performance reviews during which they sit down with their shift supervisor and mine captain to discuss "how they are proceeding within the company and where they see themselves going," said Siemer.
Having graduated, John joins the Dome mine in northern Ontario, rising through shift boss to mine captain, and from that starting point works his way around gold mines in North America.

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