Develop alternative mining methods


Develop new mine development methods and procedures to maximise mine performance; ensure compliance to company standards and industrial regulations and requirements.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Develop alternative mining methods is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Mine development engineer: Mine development engineers design and coordinate mine development operations such as crosscutting, sinking, tunnelling, in-seam drivages, raising, and removing and replacing overburden. 

Optional skill

Develop alternative mining methods 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.

Metallurgical technician: Metallurgical technicians provide technical support in researching and performing experiments on minerals, metals, alloys, oil and gas. They also assist in improving the methods of extraction.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022