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Career Steps

Career Steps

The programs are demanding but the payoff is a wide and varied choices of careers...

Explosives Lab

Explosives Lab

Queen's is the only University in Canada which has a well equipped Explosives Test Facility which is located 50 km north of Kingston...

What does a Mining Engineer do?

What does a Mining Engineer do?

Mining is the foundation of industrial civilization. It is the process of extracting minerals like gold, silver, copper, nickel and uranium...

Degree Opportunities

Degree Opportunities

This option is designed to produce engineers capable of designing, operating and managing a mining operation...

Course Samples

Course Samples

This course presents and overview of all aspects of mining from exploration, financing, development and mining operations. Underground and open pit...

The first year of study in Engineering and Applied Science is based on a common curriculum and serves as an introduction to all of the academic plans offered by the Faculty. The choice of academic plan the student intends to follow in the second and subsequent years is made in February in the Winter Term of the first year.

 

Traditionally, mining has been one of the broadest en­gineering fields. A mining engineer is required to be familiar with all aspects of work involved in the opera­tion of a mining project from the initial discovery stage to the marketing of a final product. For this reason, mining students receive some basic training in each of the major engineering fields.

Options in the Mining Program
Options in the Mining Program

This option is designed to produce engineers capable of designing, operating and managing a mining operation. Mining engineers acquire knowledge about all relevant mining processes, from exploration to production, also including management and environmental issues.

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What does a Mining Engineer do?
What does a Mining Engineer do?

Mining is the foundation of industrial civilization. It is the process of extracting minerals like gold, silver, copper, nickel and uranium (metallic) and salt, potash, coal and oil (nonmetallic) formations that concentrate naturally in the earth.

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Course Samples
Course Samples

This course presents and overview of all aspects of mining from exploration, financing, development and mining operations. Underground and open pit mining are contrasted. Mineral processing systems for the production of gold, diamonds, copper, nickel, zinc and iron.

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