The practice of extracting natural materials through above-ground mining. Surface mining workers specialize in extracting coal, metals, minerals and or other materials. Four main types of surface mining Visit »
The practice of extracting natural gas from beneath the earth’s surface. Gas extraction workers maintain, install and operate specialized mining equipment and are employed by resource exploration companies Visit »
The practice of extracting petroleum from underneath the earth’s surface. Oil field operations workers focus on extracting oil, maintaining equipment and delivering raw materials derived from oil fields.