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mining engineering

the branch of engineering dealing with the location and appraisal of mineral deposits and the laying out, equipment, and management of mines.
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mining engineer, noun Unabridged
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  • Do you mean that you want me to take a course in mining engineering?

  • Yes; and mining engineering and assaying and mechanics, and all that.

    Witch Winnie Elizabeth W. Champney
  • He incidentally managed to pull through a course in mining engineering.

    Comrades Thomas Dixon
  • And it seemed that an alert young student of mining engineering was managing the business.

    Heroes of To-Day Mary R. Parkman
  • Summer schools are maintained by the Institute in the departments of civil engineering, mining engineering and architecture.

  • He went in for mining engineering, and is making quite a record as consulting engineer.

    The Brentons Anna Chapin Ray
  • In the main these articles discuss general engineering education, and give a little attention to mining engineering education.

    College Teaching Paul Klapper
  • In good years when the mines are doing well, the University has between fifty and sixty students of mining engineering.

  • He took the course of geology and mining engineering, graduating at the head of his class.

    Julia Ward Howe Laura E. Richards

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