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J.Spencer, Knowledge enthusiast
Answered: Nov 16, 2018
Oil is not exactly mined, it is extracted from the earth. Oil fields are located with the help of seismological experiments. Oil fields or wells are usually sections of shale rocks that have...Read More

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John Adney
Answered: Feb 18, 2017
Strip mining
underground mining

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M. Parker, Internet Researcher
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
Perhaps the most significant advances in the mining industry currently are the introduction of explosives, motorised drilling, and geographic information systems. Specifically, there's the the...Read More

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M. Parker, Internet Researcher
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
Firstly there's the physical environment of being far from fresh air for very long periods of time. Secondly there's the effect on mental health of being in dark tunnels, often bent over....Read More

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Danny R. Glover, Editor
Answered: Oct 12, 2018
I'm afraid that dirty, dangerous work does not always bring the recognition it deserves via handsome payment. Most prefer a cleaner, safer job and it may be a sign of desperation rather than...Read More

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Danny R. Glover, Editor
Answered: Oct 12, 2018
Mineral deposits are mined by geologists using open surface mining if the ores are not deep. Ores that are deep need underground methods which is much more expensive involving large machinery for...Read More

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M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer
Answered: Oct 17, 2018
Mining industry is a Male dominated industry. Only about 9 percent of the fulltime workers in the mining industry are women. Over 30 percent of the women in the mining industry are machinery...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Oct 17, 2018
Surface mining is a method of extracting minerals from the surface of the earth. It involves the removal of soil and rocks covering the mineral deposits. It is use to mine minerals close to the...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Oct 17, 2018
High wall mining is a form of surface mining that evolved from auger mining. A hydraulic Push beam Transfer Mechanism (PTM) is propelled by a continuous miner into an entry adjacent to the coal...Read More

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M. Parker, Internet Researcher
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
I'm not sure whether the mining industry has the worst employee record. The catering industry is pretty dire. Medline Industries are reported as lacking training as well as respect and support...Read More

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J. Goodman, Web Content Writer
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
It depends what you mean by 'good'. You hve to consider what the risks and unpleasant working conditions are worth, in addition to the work itself. Can you put a price on what you would do the...Read More

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M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer
Answered: Oct 17, 2018
The type of equipment used in mining are: mining drills, blasting tools, earth movers, crushing equipment and feeding, conveying and on - line elemental Analysing equipments. The modern...Read More

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M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer
Answered: Oct 17, 2018
There are many data mining techniques and are used in mining projects. The most recent ones and commonly used o es are: association, classification, clustering, prediction, sequential patterns...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Oct 17, 2018
There are career prospects for mining engineers. Most mining engineers start as junior mining engineers, then become mine planning engineers, senior mining engineers, mine supervisor and then...Read More

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M. Parker, Internet Researcher
Answered: Oct 22, 2018
I suspect that my answer will not remain true for many years as it involves the mining of coal. With the most recent warning of climate change, and the contribution of coal to these adverse...Read More

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