June 2016
Modern mining geology
An overview of the modern mine geologists' role, and a discussion of professional best practice and pitfalls to avoid Although mining has occurred for thousands of years, geology as a profession did not have wide recognition until the 1780s. Up until the 1920s geology tended to be an academic pursuit. The identification and discovery of mineral deposits was by professionals primarily trained as engineers or surveyors (Park, 1906). As well as the need to find and mine ores more Read More