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  Mining engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mining Engineering is a field that involves many of the other engineering disciplines as applied to extracting and processing minerals from a naturally occurring environment.
Modern mining engineers must therefore be concerned not only with the production and processing of mineral commodities, but also with the mitigation of damage or changes to an environment as a result of that production and processing.
One of the methods of prospecting is to extract drill cores from the area of the potential mine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mining_engineering   (366 words)

 Engineering - Internet-Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Engineers use their knowledge of science and mathematics, and appropriate experience, to find suitable solutions to a problem.
Engineers typically include a factor of safety in their designs to reduce the risk of unexpected failure.
Historically, engineering has been seen as a somewhat dry, uninteresting field in popular culture, and has also been thought to be the domain of nerds (with little of the romance that attaches to hacker culture).
www.internet-encyclopedia.com /ie/e/en/engineering_1.html   (940 words)

 Engineering >Area of Specialisations>Mining Engineering
Mining Engineers suppose to study general engineering course followed by professional mining classes in drilling and blasting, materials handling, rock mechanics, mine health and safety, mine ventilation, mine cost engineering, ore reserve analysis, operations analysis, mine planning, and minerals processing.
Mining is a world-wide activity involving the extraction of nonmetallics, metal ores of all kinds, and solid fuels and energy sources such as coal and nuclear material.
As technological and engineering field mining engineering offer a tremendous opportunity for the person who wishes to become involved in the application of our natural mineral resources to the preservation and enhancement of man. To meet these need mining engineers require a broad understanding of basic sciences, engineering, and economic principles.
www.careerlauncher.com /paragon/engg/option/Mining.html   (556 words)

 UAF CEM Mining Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Students are prepared for job opportunities with mining and construction companies, consulting and research firms, equipment manufacturers, investment and commodity firms in the private sector, as well as with state and federal agencies.
Mining engineers may aspire to, and achieve, the highest positions in the industry: operating or engineering management, government aagency director or entrepreneur.
The mining engineering students have organized a student chapter of the professsional organization, the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME).
www.uaf.edu /sme/MinEng.html   (271 words)

 Montana Tech Graduate School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mining engineers design, construct, and manage surface and underground mines in an environmentally responsible manner.
A mining engineer must be proficient in the permitting, planning, development, operation, reclamation and closure of mines and be able to apply, in the field, the technical skills required.
Master of Science candidates in Mining Engineering may choose to study in the areas of mechanics of geologic materials, blasting, materials handling, mine valuation, ventilation, geostatics, mine design, mine safety, and environmental management and design of mines.
www.mtech.edu /gradschl/programs/mineng.htm   (111 words)

 Welcome to Mining Engineering Program!
Historically, our Mining Engineering graduates have been highly successful in their fields, and are in great demand.
Mining Engineering is the application of engineering and scientific principles to the discovery, appraisal and extraction of minerals from the earth and the sea.
The curriculum provides the student with fundamental training in the basic sciences, engineering sciences, engineering design, geology and the humanities, as well as training in the student's specialized branch of mining engineering.
www.sdsmt.edu /es/mining/mine.html   (316 words)

 Mining Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The mining curriculum combines basic engineering subjects, topics in geology and essential courses in mining to prepare graduates to discover, evaluate and develop mineral deposits.
A career in mining engineering requires a strong background in mathematics, computer applications, economics, communication skills, and physical sciences, particularly geology, physics, and chemistry.
The mission of the Department of Mining Engineering is: to prepare students for productive, life-long careers in mining and related industries or disciplines; and to provide knowledge useful for producing the region's mineral resources.
www.mines.utah.edu /~wmmgen   (505 words)

 Mining Engineering
The Engineering Faculty was established in 1856 during the Principalship of Sir William Dawson Adams, a geologist by profession.
The teaching of Mining Engineering at McGill began in 1871 when B.J. Harrington was appointed as Lecturer in Mining and Assaying at a salary of $400 per year plus the fees of his class" which at that time amounted to $47 per student annually.
McGill Mining aims to continue to be an international leader in mining education and research, dedicated to creativity and innovation in education and research.
www.mcgill.ca /minmet/mining   (1033 words)

 Department Of Mining Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The courses have been designed to train mining engineers who have thorough knowledge of basic engineering, prospecting, exploration and processing, together with a good command of English and computer skills.
Graduates are employed in various metal and coal mines, processing plants, quarries, marble industry, ceramic industry, tunnelling and cement industry as well as government and engineering offices.
The postgraduate research programme is available in rock mechanics, excavation engineering, mining geostatistics, reclamation, comminution, classification and separation processes, solid-liquid separation, processing of industrial minerals, computer modelling and simulation of mining and processing activities.
www.hun.edu.tr /english/prospectus/faculties/engineering/miningeng.html   (344 words)

 UNSW Mining Engineering
A survey of the 2005 final year students in Mining Engineering at UNSW found their mean starting package was $81,950 per year and ranged from $72,000 to $96,000.
The median starting salary for UNSW mining engineering graduates in 2003 was $70,003 (source: 2003 Graduate Survey, May 2004).
Newly qualified mining engineers are earning as much as $130,000 a year, the Minerals Council of Australia says...A salary package of about $100,000 for holders of a four-year bachelor of mining engineering degree entering the workforce 'is not unexpected'....
www.mining.unsw.edu.au /Whatis/salaries.htm   (253 words)

 2006-2007 UAF Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The mining engineering program emphasizes engineering as it applies to the exploration and development of mineral resources and upon the economics of the business of mining.
To graduate competent engineers who are prepared for employment in the mineral and energy industries, prepared to solve problems germane to Alaska, and prepared for graduate studies at the masters or doctoral level.
Mining engineers may aspire to, and achieve, the highest positions in the industry: operating or engineering management, government agency director or entrepreneur.
www.uaf.edu /catalog/current/programs/mining_engin.html   (402 words)

 Mining Engineering at Penn State - Undergraduate Program
Penn State's mining engineering program is known and respected around the world, especially for its expertise in all phases of coal mining.
The mining engineering faculty is committed to an interactive teaching and learning environment to ensure that the student plays an active role in the learning process.
To deliver curriculum material that is of sufficient science and engineering rigor to ensure that students have the basis for entering the private or public sectors as mining engineers, or higher education.
www.egee.psu.edu /mng/ugradprog.htm   (1238 words)

 Mining Engineering Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The School of Mining Engineering at the University of Witwatersrand is recognised as one of the top mining engineering schools/departments in the world.
The School of Mining Engineering, which was one of the founding school of the University of the Witwatersrand, can trace its origins back to the Kimberley School of Mines.
Mining is an excellent subject to study at university and as a course is more focused towards industry than other engineering subjects.
www.wits.ac.za /fac/engineering/mining/overview.html   (265 words)

 MTU Mining Engineering General Information
It is one of only 15 mining engineering programs in the U.S. that has been uninterrupted since the beginning of the century and has also held accreditation with the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) since 1936.
The scope of a mining engineer's work includes prospecting for mineral deposits; planning, designing, and operating profitable mines; processing and marketing the extracted minerals; insuring safe and healthy working conditions; and protecting and restoring the land during and after a mining project so that it may be utilized for other purposes.
The mission of the Mining Engineering degree program is to continue to improve and maintain quality undergraduate and graduate programs supported by an up-to-date curriculum and innovative research, and to produce technically competent mining engineers who possess team skills and are cognizant of the changing needs of an environmentally sensitive society.
www.mg.mtu.edu /mining/mining/geninfo.html   (1318 words)

 MT Tech School of Mines and Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Engineering Geophysics: Study subsurface information that may also be required for the placement of large engineered structures such as dams and bridges or the characterization of sites affected by environmental impacts.
The Mining Engineering program in the School of Mines and Engineering is a great program which prepares you for a great career in the mining industry.
The course work is designed to give a comprehensive engineering background while specializing in training in mechanics of geological materials, blasting, materials handling, mine valuation, ventilation, environmental considerations, and the design and operation of surface and underground mines.
www.mtech.edu /sme   (1885 words)

 Mining Engineering (MINE)
Surface mining techniques including mine design and planning; surface drilling and blasting; the applicability and performance characteristics of earth-moving equipment; and an introduction to slope stability and mine drainage.
A study of various environmental problems that are associated with mining and the reclamation practices that have been developed or are being evaluated to alleviate these problems.
Field trips to several mining operations are taken for on-site observation of actual reclamation problems and the mining practices used to resolve these problems.
www.hpcnet.org /sdsmt/directory/courses/mine   (1486 words)

 UNSW Mining Engineering
The compensation for mining engineers is twice that of new doctors and more than three times the $29,000 that pharmacy graduates get in their first year...
There has been a significant shortfall in the number of mining engineer graduates in recent years and there is no better guide as to how many are needed than from a quick perusal of the positions vacant notices in national newspapers.
Engineers Australia estimates up to 30,000 engineers are due to retire over the next 10 years leaving a critical shortage of professionals it fears will not be replaced by existing numbers of university graduates.
www.mining.unsw.edu.au   (1806 words)

 Mining Engineering at Michigan Tech
Mining Engineering education and research has been a tradition at Michigan Technological University for more than 110 years.
The Michigan Mining School, established in 1885, was renamed the Michigan College of Mines and grew to become the Michigan College of Mining and Technology.
Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
www.mg.mtu.edu   (84 words)

 VT - Mining and Minerals Engineering
Mining and the extraction of minerals are, along with agriculture, the oldest industries in the history of human civilization.
The mission of the Mining and Minerals Engineering Department is to produce high quality, rigorously trained mining and minerals engineers, whose background and education reflect the current level of technology and thought of the profession, and who can enter directly into engineering practice or, alternatively, into graduate school for further study.
The Mining and Minerals Engineering department at Virginia Tech was established in 1872, producing the first graduate from the university's College of Engineering.
www.mining.vt.edu   (331 words)

 VT - Mining and Minerals Engineering
Surface mining methods and their selection; mine planning and design; excavation, haulage and ancillary systems; equipment selection and maintenance; impoundment and piles design; mine closure/reclamation.
Engineering analysis and design of secondary haulage operations (belt conveyors, hoists, trucks, railways), fluid power systems (hydraulics, pumps, piping networks, compressors, pneumatic equipment), electrical systems (electrical machinery, distribution networks, controls), and other ancillary systems required to support mining operations.
Study of risk analysis; mine legislation; mine gases, their occurrence and physiological effects; methane emissions; dust classification, monitoring, and control; heat and humidity; psychometry; physiological effects; climatic simulation; radiation monitoring and control; equipment hazards; noise; illumination; personal health and safety; fires and explosions; disaster management.
www.mining.vt.edu /Academics/undergraduatecourses.html   (1074 words)

 Mining Engineering Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mine access facilities must address a variety of requirements, including personnel, material and equipment transport, ventilation and distribution of services; including compressed air, water, power and communications, and mine dewatering.
The selected mine development strategy may be based upon early production from higher grade zones to enhance cash flow during the early stage of production.
Alternatively, a strategy may be developed for initial mining in better ground conditions, to develop increased knowledge and data that may be required to successfully mine the entire deposit in the future.
www.mcintoshengineering.com /Services/mineengineering.htm   (798 words)

 Mining Engineering and Management B.S.
It combines the traditional mining engineering education with selected management-related concepts in order to better prepare the graduates for the modern mining industry.
The program in Mining Engineering and Management is designed to meet the changing needs of the mining industry in South Dakota, the nation and the world.
The objective of creating this new degree at School of Mines is to provide the modern mining industry with graduates who are technically sound in mining engineering, but who can progress quickly through supervision and into management.
www.hpcnet.org /cgi-bin/global/a_bus_card.cgi?SiteID=231426   (877 words)

 Careers in Mining
Mining engineers primarily work in the mining industry, planning, designing and operating surface and underground mining operations.
These mines, which are located in all 50 states and every country of the world except Antarctica, produce the minerals needed to help clothe, feed, and house the world's population.
Since mining engineers have a broad training, there are many other career opportunities open to them in the construction and tunneling industry, banking and finance industry, engineering consulting companies, equipment manufacturers, and federal and state agencies, to name a few.
www.unr.edu /mines/mine-eng/careers/index.html   (424 words)

 UNR:Mining Engineering Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Graduates will demonstrate the basic knowledge to be able to plan and design mines technically sound, moreover in an ethically, environmentally and socially responsible manner.
Graduates will be able to apply mathematics, science, and engineering to identify, formulate, and solve practical mining engineering problems.
Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in engineering topics related to both surface and underground mining, and further demonstrate proficiency in engineering topics such as rock fragmentation, materials handling, mineral processing, mine surveying, ventilation, and resource/ reserve estimation.
www.unr.edu /mines/mine-eng   (119 words)

 mining engineering - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "mining engineering" at HighBeam.
Gemcom Executive Appointed Adjunct Professor by the University of British Columbia's Mining Engineering Department.
Summit Engineering Corporation Acquires Frontier Surveying, Inc. Acquisition Positions Summit to Expand as a Full-Service Company Serving the Mining Industry.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-miningen.asp   (171 words)

 GHD – Clients | People | Performance – Mining Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
GHD mining professionals understand both the business and technical issues involved in delivering optimum project outcomes for your business.
GHD systems synthesize the geological, mine planning, materials handling, metallurgical, tailings and environmental management, operational requirements and financial aspects of mining to enable the many conflicting objectives in mine development to be addressed and optimal solutions found.
From concept to mine closure, our professionals provide unique integrated, innovative and financially viable solutions to mining issues that match your business requirements.
www.ghd.com.au /aptrixpublishing.nsf/Content/010_MiningEngineering_sl   (209 words)

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