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Jun
04
2019

Mines, UNSA form new center for sustainable mining research

Colorado School of Mines and Universidad Nacional de San Agustín (UNSA) in Arequipa, Peru, are joining forces to tackle one of the most important societal and environmental issues facing communities around the world: How to manage the mining of News
May
24
2019

Solar Decathlon team entering final push before competition

They won’t start final construction in Morocco until August, but the Mines Solar Decathlon team isn’t waiting to get building.  The eco-friendly model home’s wet wall – the interior wall that contains all the plumbing for the bathroom and kitchen News
Apr
18
2019

Earth Day Fair to showcase sustainability at Mines

Do you know what one-seventh of a metric ton of carbon dioxide looks like? Check out the Mines Earth Day Fair on Monday, April 22 to find out.   The Mines Sustainability Committee, Mines Activities Council and EarthWorks are hosting the free News
Jan
17
2019

Data center wins Henderson Mine Sustainability Challenge

A data center and technology campus that takes advantage of the cool, dry climate at 10,300 feet was the winning idea in the inaugural Henderson Sustainability Challenge. Colorado School of Mines students worked with Climax Molybdenum, a Freeport- News
Oct
15
2018

Students envision future of Colorado's Henderson Mine

Colorado School of Mines students are flexing their creative muscle on a real-life challenge to work with Climax Molybdenum, a Freeport-McMoRan company, in envisioning innovative ways to repurpose the Henderson mine following the eventual depletion News
Aug
21
2018

Mines launches campus energy awareness, savings program

Colorado School of Mines has partnered with McKinstry to implement an energy awareness and savings program on campus called powerED. The three-year program launched this week with the start of the Fall 2018 semester. McKinstry’s powerED program News
May
04
2018

Mines to compete in 2019 Solar Decathlon Africa

An international team led by Colorado School of Mines has been accepted to compete in the 2019 Solar Decathlon Africa in Morocco. Mines students will work hand in hand with students from Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech, Politecnico di Torino in News
Dec
14
2017

Cornerstone Design projects propose novel ways to upcycle

A durable, easy-to-install roofing shingle made from waste ceramics and grocery store plastic bags was the top project at the Fall 2017 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on Dec. 6. A total of 24 student teams from Intro to Design (EPIC 151) News
Dec
12
2017

Solar disinfection system wins CECS Fall Capstone Design Fair

A solar-powered water disinfection system for use in rural Uganda was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences’ Fall Capstone Design Trade Fair on Dec. 5. Team Uganda Solar also won the fair’s Humanitarian News
Nov
22
2017

Mines convenes 2nd summit on abandoned mine lands

Colorado School of Mines hosted its second summit focused on the environmental impacts of mine closure and remediation strategies on Nov. 14. “A Framework to Manage the Environmental Reality of Orphaned and Abandoned Mine Lands” brought together non News

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