Mining Machinery Engineering
Mining Machinery Engineering is a very niche area of engineering which deals with the mining activities. The program covers mechanical and electrical engineering aspects of various mining or construction machineries deployed at the underground and opencast mines in coal and non-coal sectors. Mining engineering involves the practice, the theory, the science, the technology and application of extracting and processing minerals from a naturally occurring environment. The discipline involves the practice, the theory, the science, the technology, and application of extracting and processing minerals from a naturally occurring environment. Mining engineering also includes processing minerals for additional value. Mining engineers are not only supposed to extract and process minerals but it is required of them to do the same in a responsible manner without affecting the environment due to the activity.
Core subjects – The core subjects of Mining Machinery Engineering are as follows:
Mine Development, Geo Mechanics and Ground Control
Mining Methods and Machinery
Ventilation, Underground Hazards and Surface Environment
Principles of planning
Surveying, Mine Planning and Systems Engineering
Further education – After completing B. Tech in Mining Machinery Engineering, you can opt for M. Tech and research.
Job profiles – Some of the job profiles for Mining Machinery Engineering are as follows:
Mining Machine Operator
Mining and Geological Engineers
Mining, Environmental and health safety manager
Top recruiters – The top recruiters for this department are mainly government and private mining organizations. Some of the top recruiters are as follows:
Adani Mining Pvt. Ltd.
Bharat Forge Limited