MNG T 100
Mining Technology Orientation (1) Introduction to the underground mining industry including history, terminology, current mining equipment and methods, regulations, organization.
MNG T 100 Mining Technology Orientation (1)
"Mining Technology Orientation" is a first semester introduction to the underground mining industry from past to present. The student will be introduced to basic mining systems and their evolution over the last century. Mining terminology and its unique application will be discussed. The impact of mining regulations will be reviewed. Possible career paths and the organization of mining companies will be included in this orientation. Visits producing coal mines will be required. Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
a. Discuss changes in mining methods over the years.
b. Demonstrate knowledge of terminology used in mining industry.
c. Explain how state and federal regulations impact mine operation.
d. List several career options in mining, and the skills required by each.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.