Mine dump design


Develop and implement safe and effective waste and dump management. Minimise the ecological footprint of the operation and follow legal requirements.

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Essential skill

Mine dump design is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Mine dump design 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.

Mineral processing engineer: Mineral processing engineers develop and manage equipment and techniques to successfully process and refine valuable minerals from ore or raw mineral.
Mine planning engineer: Mine planning engineers design future mine layouts capable of achieving production and mine development objectives, taking into account the geological characteristics and structure of the mineral resource. They prepare production and development schedules and monitor progress against these.
Mining geotechnical engineer: Mining geotechnical engineers in mining perform engineering, hydrological and geological tests and analyses to improve the safety and efficiency of mineral operations. They oversee the collection of samples and the taking of measurements using geotechnical investigation methods and techniques. They model the mechanical behaviour of the rock mass and contribute to the design of the mine geometry.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022