Answer: Mining Engineer in Saskatchewan

The answer to last Friday’s question: 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.
 
Further details of duties include:
-Surveys and studies of ore, mineral or coal deposits
-Advise on appropriate drilling and blasting methods
-Determine safe and efficient mining of deposits
-Plan and design or select mining equipment
-Plan, organize and supervise the development of mines
 
Plus many more varied job duties! Keeping this career fast paced and ever changing.
 
Did you know that Saskatchewan has over 25 operating mines? Our mines produce potash, uranium, coal, gold, salt, meta-kaolin, silica sand, sodium sulfate, clay and bentonite. Saskatchewan also has a wealth of developing mineral resources including diamonds, platinum & palladium, rare earth elements, copper, zinc, and nickel.
 
Here’s a fly by video of being a Mining Engineer in VR at Work Prep Centre. Speaking of fly by, you can fly a drone inside of the VR. Pretty cool stuff!
 
Don’t forget to like and share our original Introducing VR post to be entered as well!
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