Mining Engineering

Mining Engineering students work under the direction of a Senior Engineer in a variety of areas including:

  • Help with mine planning by developing operating plans and production schedules for shovel and truck operations, monitoring field operations, operation performance analysis and project work
  • Help with day-to-day mine survey, data collection, and data processing for volumetric calculations, equipment positioning and general topographic information
  • Help develop short and intermediate term tailings streams disposal strategies 
  • Help with long range projects by developing five-year and 30-year mine plans, and assisting senior engineers in mine design and planning, and mining options studies