Carry out geological explorations


Perform exploration activities for mines and fields with the aim of analysing the properties of the area and finding ores.

Alternative labels

run geological explorations
perform geological explorations
conduct geological explorations
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carrying out geological explorations

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Carry out geological explorations is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Quarry engineer: Quarry engineers analyse which extraction methods such as excavating, drilling and blasting are most suited to extract raw materials from the ground. They develop plans before a new quarry is opened, assessing if the quarry is profitable. Quarry engineers manage the everyday operations in a quarry, create and maintain progress reports, oversee the staff, ensure health and safety and assess the environmental impact a quarry has on its environment.
Geologist: Geologists research the materials that form the earth. Their observations depend on the purpose of the research. Depending on their specialisation, geologists study how the Earth has been shaped over time, its geological layers, the quality of minerals for mining purposes, earthquakes and volcanic activity for private services, and similar phenomena.

Optional skill

Carry out geological explorations is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022