21st Century
Mining for
K-12 Educators

Mining methods – Recovering the minerals from the ground

The Use of Computers in the Mining Industry


Modern day mining relies heavily on the use of computers – from their use in storing and analyzing geological and sample data, to mine planning, equipment scheduling and maintenance,, communication with employees in the mine, to financial uses.  As with many other aspects of our lives, computers play a major role in the mining industry.

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