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.
The granite has weathered down to a grey ivory colour, while a diversion from the track leads down to Phoenix House the mine captain's house.
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.
Morten Thrane Brunnich (1737-1827) was a Danish-born zoologist and mineralogist, Professor at the University of Copenhagen from 1769 to 1783, and an Oberberghauptmann (high-ranking mine captain) and Director of the Kongsberg mines during the years 1784-1814.
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.
Deon, the mine captain, viewed the failure of the course to bear fruit as follows:
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.
The former mine captain's cottage is in a secluded spot close to Hound Tor, surrounded by gardens with lawns, woodlands, a stream and panoramic views over the moors.

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