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2007-09-26 03:00:19

By McCarter, M K The history of mining education, like the history of the mining industry, is typified by "boom and bust" cycles. In academia, the perpetual problem can be stated as "too many graduates for the jobs or too many jobs for the graduates." The deep "bust cycle" that spanned the 1990s through 2003 spawned renewed efforts to eliminate, consolidate, restructure, rename, reinvent or otherwise change mining education to make it (for some) more fiscally or socially acceptable. During...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.