Let’s Explore Mining Engineering

What is Mining Engineering?

Mining engineering is a specialised engineering discipline within the mining sector that applies science and technology to the extraction of minerals from the earth. Mining engineering is also associated with many other mining disciplines, such as geology, mineral processing and metallurgy, geotechnical engineering and surveying.

What does a Mining Engineer do?

A mining engineer manages any phase of mining operations – from exploration and discovery of the mineral resource, through the feasibility studies, mine design, production and operations up to mine closure.

A mining engineer is also responsible for carrying out research in a laboratory with the aim of discovering the steps involved in the manufacturing of new products. Mining engineers are also tasked with testing processes in pilot studies before the launch of full scale manufacturing operations.

Mining Engineering jobs

The field of Mining Engineering offers plenty of exciting career opportunities. CA Mining consist of a team of highly trained specialist Mining recruiters. They recruit across all areas of the mining sector, including mining engineering jobs.

Mining Engineering jobs in Africa, CA Mining Africa Jobs

If you work in the mining sector and are looking for new job in the mining sector, then browse the CA Mining job board for the latest mining jobs they are currently assisting their clients with. If there is nothing in your field at the moment, then upload your CV and you will be notified via email, of any new jobs in your field.

Is Mining Engineering the job for you?

The mining engineering field is a specialised and technical field of study which may be suitable for you if you are good at Maths and Science studies. If you are an observant person who also has a great eye for detail; as well as a commitment to safety, this could be a great career for you!

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