Ben Schouten

Hard Rock Miner



What type of Miner are you and how long have you been mining?
 I have worked in hard rock and mineral sands as a mechanic.I've been in mining for 20 years

Where are you currently mining?  
Tennessee, Nyrstar (young mine)

What led you to mining? 
Field service as a mechanic had me in mining and farming.The mine sites always needed more labour.

When mining, do you prefer to wear a short sleeve shirt, long sleeve shirt or a hoodie?
Short sleeve

What is your favorite meal? 
Steak chips (fries here in the USA) and eggs.
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