Mining and Minerals Engineering

Mining and minerals engineering is a discipline involving the practice, theories and science of extracting and processing minerals which occur naturally in the environment.  Mining and minerals engineering is one of the oldest industries in human civilization and today is present in almost every facet of modern society—from the copper wires used in electronics, to materials needed in road and urban construction, to basic energy resources such as coal and natural gas.

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