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Did you know the materials we get from mining are the foundation of every other industry?

Your hobbies, entertainment, and education all depend on the materials we get from mining. But it takes a lot of people and equipment to get those materials from the mine to you!

For example, let's take a look at copper, a mineral that is found in many places, including electrical wires, automobiles, electronics, and plumbing, to name a few. Many different kinds of equipment and technologies are used in mining and processing of ore to produce copper.

Some equipment is small, while others are larger than houses! This specialized equipment requires a team of highly skilled people - and sophisticated technology - to operate and maintain.



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