Career in mining industry.

Asked by: Guest - 07 Aug 16
What sort of course could help in joining the mining industry and how good is the scope of this field?

Our expert said - 10 Aug 16
An industry requires lot many profiles of people from management, engineers, clerical staff, executive level, to ground level staff. But when we talk of a specialized course for mining, there are some institutes that offer BE Mining. Mining engineering is a branch of science that deals in process of extracting minerals and other resources from earth. Mining engineers are trained professionals who perform their duty of exploration and planning, cost-estimation, extraction and processing of minerals and other resources from earth.

The career prospects are available both in Government and Private sector. The main recruiters are the mineral extracting, processing and refining firms. Petrochemical, Oil and natural Gas extraction firms also form the major recruiters. The Archaeological departments also recruit mining engineers at times. Some of the recruiters of mining engineers are:

- Coal and Mineral Quarries
- Petrol, Oil and Natural Gas extraction Firms
- Archaeological Departments
- Geological Survey of India
- TATA Steel
- Coal India Limited
- Refineries
- Research and Development etc.

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