Mining engineers plan, design, organize and supervise the development of mines, mine facilities, systems and equipment; and prepare and supervise the extraction of metallic or non-metallic minerals and ores from underground or surface mines. Mining engineers are employed by mining companies, consulting engineering companies, manufacturers, government and in educational and research institutions. (National Occupational Classification)
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Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials - information for foreign-trained Mining Engineers
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External resources that will provide you with additional information about the occupation, areas of work and opportunities to build experience:
Explore Careers in Mining - Mining Industry Human Resources Council
Mining Engineer Magazine (U.S.)
Discover Engineering Online
Engineers Without Borders Canada
Global Grand Challenges of Engineering - National Academy of Engineering
Date modified: July 26, 2018