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8111 MINING-PLANT OPERATORS
 


    Mining-plant operators operate and monitor machinery and equipment which cut channels in a mine or quarry workface or drill holes for blasting, or they operate continuous-mining machines.

    Tasks include -

    (a) operating and monitoring machinery for cutting channels in a mine or quarry workface or for drilling blasting holes in mines or quarries;

    (b) operating and monitoring continuous mining machines;

    (c) performing related tasks;

    (d) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Machine-operator, cutting/mine

  • Machine-operator, drilling/mine

  • Machine-operator, mining/continuous


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Miner - 7111

  • Quarrier - 7111

  • Shotfirer - 7112


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.