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Aug
27
2015

Colorado School of Mines’ Edgar Mine celebrates 150 years on Sept. 19

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 27, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Edgar Experimental Mine celebrates its 150th birthday on Sept. 19 with a gold rush era event between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the mine (365 8th Ave, Idaho Springs, CO).In the 1870s, the mine Press Release
May
20
2015

New exhibit at state Capitol highlights Colorado’s mineral treasures

DENVER, Colo., May 20, 2015 – From the Gold Rush and frontier mining days to the energy needs of the present day, a new exhibit at the Colorado state Capitol building curated by the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum highlights some of the Press Release
Apr
20
2015

Mines Earth Resources Institute awards research mini-grants

GOLDEN, Colo., April 20, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Earth Resources Institute has announced the award of mini-grants to four teams of Mines researchers. The $25,000 mini-grants are designed to emphasize the collaborative research efforts Press Release
Feb
19
2015

Working on a dream: From Mines runner to Olympian

Mark Husted, a Ph.D. candidate in operations research, is training for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team trials in track and field. Known as the “fastest person in the history of Mines,” Husted broke the track record for 800m earlier this year at 1:51.54. News
Oct
16
2014

Graduate students place 1st in geothermal challenge

Graduate students Travis Brown (Hydrology) and Kamran Bakhsh (Mining Engineering) received first place as the winning team in the 2014 Geothermal Case Study Challenge, sponsored by the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable News
Sep
23
2014

Mines Geology Museum restores 1930s murals

The Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum has been working on restoring six murals dating back to the 1930s, after the museum suffered ceiling damage from heavy rains in Sept. 2013. Museum director, Bruce Geller, collaborated with a team of art News
Jun
17
2014

The mining industry's most underdeveloped resource

This story appears in the Spring 2014 issue of Mines magazine. Are Women the Mining Industry’s Most Underdeveloped Resource? Once legally barred from working in mines, women have spent decades battling for a place in the industry. Today, mining News
Mar
29
2013

Mines women's team "World Champions" at mining games

The Colorado School of Mines women’s team won the title of “World Champions” during the 35thAnnual International Intercollegiate Mining Games held on campus March 13-17. The Mines Men’s A team placed seventh and the B team placed 13th.  Forty-one News
Mar
13
2013

Game changer: Hybrid energy for mines

In an effort to develop energy self-reliance for mining operations, Colorado School of Mines Mining Engineering Professor Masami Nakagawa is leading a feasibility study for solar-wind hybrid power generation for the fourth largest silver mine in the News
Jan
29
2013

Mines receives new safety technology from MineARC, Inc.

A new, permanent refuge chamber for Colorado School of Mines’ Edgar Experimental Mine is the latest in mine safety rescue technology and training. The MineARC Refuge Chamber is capable of sustaining as many as 20 people for 36 hours in relative News

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