mine superintendent

mine superintendent

[′mīn ‚sü·prən‚ten·dənt]
(mining engineering)
A mine manager or group manager. Also known as mine captain.
References in periodicals archive ?
But that dismal safety record has improved in recent years, as the country has put more effort and money into its mine rescue strategy, making it a model for other jurisdictions, noted Jim Lundrigan, mine superintendent at Nickel Rim South Mine in Sudbury, and chair of the technical advisory committee for Ontario Mine Rescue.
Shafeek Ahmed, mine superintendent at EPCC, choose the HB 10000 to achieve a lower cost per ton because the company was "facing very hard rock, which lowers traditional dozer productivity [compared with a hydraulic breaker] in this type of deposit".
Explaining the choice, Shafeek Ahmed, mine superintendent at EPCC choose the HB 10000, said: "We are facing very hard rock, which lowers traditional dozer productivity [compared with a hydraulic breaker] in this type of deposit and achieved a lower cost per tonne.
MSHA fined the company again, for the lack of examinations and the water, and pursued 110(c) fines against Mike Sumpter, the acting mine superintendent, and Rex Hartzell, the general mine foreman.
It was about four inches long and was found in January 1905 in the Premier No 2 mine, near Pretoria, by mine superintendent Captain Frederick Wells during his daily inspection after spotting a flash of light reflected by the sun on the wall of the shaft.
Drivers get eighty hours of training, some in classes, some with a custom-programmed simulator, and some on-site with a trainer, says Craig Natrop, Fort Knox mine superintendent.
Throughout the 1970s, Quillen worked two to three jobs: a mine superintendent during the day and chief engineer for another company at night.
This included the position of operations manager and mine superintendent at the Tick Hill Gold Mine, with annual production of 150,000 ounces of gold.
John Hickam (Cooper), the mine superintendent, loves his job and hopes that his boys, Jim (Scott Miles) and Homer (Gyllenhaal), will one day join him in his mine.
George Rappleyea--local mine superintendent who was a firm believer in Darwin's theory--connived with Frank Robinson--the town druggist interested in promoting business--to see if they could find a teacher who would agree to be the lawbreaker.
With uranium close to $60 a pound (back in November 2006), it is back to being a viable commodity after you factor in all your overhead costs," says Jim Fisher, general mine superintendent for Denison Mines.