In mining, minerals and mine surveyors show the path towards mineral resources. The art of mine surveying can be traced back to the Egyptians. In fact, the earliest record of a mine plan is one drawn on papyrus in 1400 A.C. showing workings in an Egyptian gold mine.

History of Mine Surveying

But also outside the mining sector, minerals and mine surveyors perform tasks within the network of technology, industry, economy and environment. The widely spread areas of activity allow them to adapt flexibly to a fast changing world in industry and economy.