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MIN-102 Fundamentals of Mining Technologies

50 hours lecture/ 8 hours lab


Students will learn about the various ventilations systems and how they work, the types of gases that are encountered in a mining operation and the various detection methods used to provide a safe work environment. Students will also gain knowledge of the various ground control processes and support systems in today's mining world, learn about the geology of the earth and how it is impacted by the mining process, and develop an understanding of the basic elements of hydrology and the various water issues that are common in today's mining operations.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Underground Mining Essentials Certificate Program.

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