May 26, 2024  
Fall 2022 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MINE 1010 - Introduction to Mining

2 hr(s).
This course covers a brief history of mining through the ages, and discusses the life cycle of a mine.  The course gives a brief overview of the types of coal, and the types of mines (surface, underground, etc.).  Underground mine construction theory and dialect, as well as mining entryways and exits are discussed.  Safety with gases, dust, fire, and PPE are overviewed.  MSHA regulations will be briefly covered.
Restriction(s): Mining Maintenance Technology majors only