Meaning of mining engineer in English:

mining engineer


  • A person who constructs, operates, and maintains mines.

    ‘he set up practice as a geologist and mining engineer’
    • ‘He was consultant mining engineer for the North Eastern Railway from 1859.’
    • ‘After graduating he spent a few years as a mining engineer.’
    • ‘He has twenty-five years of experience worldwide as a geologist and mining engineer.’
    • ‘He left school at the age of 15 and trained as a mining engineer.’
    • ‘He was born in 1904 and trained as a coal miner before becoming a mining engineer.’
    • ‘One of the country's top mining engineers said he had never seen such flooding in a pit in 47 years.’
    • ‘He was already qualified as a mining engineer.’
    • ‘I used to be a mining engineer and would produce maps that estimate where mineral deposits would intersect the surface.’
    • ‘A bunch of mining engineers and experienced miners were busy picking out a good spot to dig a shaft to get at the coal seam.’
    • ‘The mining engineers learned to calculate the number of bolts and the length of bolts needed for the mine to remain safe.’