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Mining engineering

How is the career after mining engineering??
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Akansha Sirohi
Answer written 1 year, 10 months ago
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Dear Student,

In Mining Engineering (also known as mineral engineering), you will learn about the technologies and techniques used for identification and extraction of minerals from the earth. Extracting minerals like coal, petroleum, metallic minerals and non-metallic minerals will be taught in this programme.

Role of a Mine Engineer:

The role of mining engineer starts from the discovery of mineral resource, processing of mineral commodities, designing and construction of mines, controlling mining operations and transportation of minerals. 

Mining engineers in collaboration with geologists discover the minerals. After the identification of minerals and feasibility study, mining engineers are involved in the mining process that includes blasting and explosives. It is the duty of mining engineer to maximize efficiency and safety. The mining engineer has the responsibility to decide and select the place of explosion.

Career Prospects and Jobs:

Mining engineers have numerous career options. Arab countries like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and UK provides profitable career opportunities to the eligible candidates.

In Mining engineering, there are enormous job opportunities are available in public sector or government organizations. Career scope in the field of teaching is also bright for candidates having master’s degree in mining engineering.

Top companies that recruit students in the field of mining engineering:

  • The Indian Bureau of Mines
  • Geological Survey of India
  • IPCL
  • Neyvelli Lignite Corporation
  • Essel Mining & Industries Ltd.
  • Hindustan Zinc Limited
  • Adani Mining Pvt. Ltd.
  • Arcelor Mittal
  • Bharat Forge Limited
  • Cairn Energy
  • Coal India Ltd.
  • Damodar Valley Corporation
  • DRDO

Also Check: Mining Engineering colleges in India

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