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Dec
07
2018

Hugh Miller honored by Mining Foundation of the Southwest

Hugh Miller, associate professor of mining engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the 2018 Medal of Merit by the Mining Foundation of the Southwest. Miller was honored during the 36th American Mining Hall of Fame Awards Banquet on News
Oct
19
2018

New research center to focus on subsurface resource models

  Colorado School of Mines and Virginia Tech have been awarded funding from the National Science Foundation to set up a new research center focusing on advanced subsurface earth resource modeling.   Mines is the lead institute in the new Center for 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
Oct
04
2018

Mining Engineering faculty, students recognized by SME

The Mining Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines has been awarded multiple honors by the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME). Jurgen Brune, professor of practice and associate department head, is the 2018 winner of the News
Sep
18
2018

Edgar Mine to serve as lab for underground robotics research

The Edgar Experimental Mine in Idaho Springs has long been a unique underground laboratory for future engineers, providing valuable experience to those being trained to find, develop and process natural resources. Thanks to funding from the National News
Jul
30
2018

Summer camp offers hands-on intro to tunnels, engineering

A new summer camp at Colorado School of Mines hopes to inspire the next generation to think below the surface.   Through the support of the University Transportation Center-Underground Transportation Infrastructure (UTC-UTI), Tunnel Camp at Mines News
Jul
23
2018

Methane gas explosions focus of two new research projects

Gregory Bogin Jr., associate professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded funding to develop two new testing facilities to improve understanding of methane gas explosions in coal mines. The Centers for Disease News
May
17
2018

Nelson to receive UCA of SME Outstanding Educator Award

Priscilla Nelson, professor and head of the Mining Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines, is the winner of the 2018 Outstanding Educator Award from the Underground Construction Association of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & News
May
08
2018

Mine sensor network wins Newmont Innovation Challenge

  An integrated sensor network designed for active real-time monitoring of mine structures and accurate location of personnel and equipment won the top prize at the 2018 HackMines Newmont Innovation Challenge.   Point Mine Innovations won a $2,500 News
Apr
23
2018

HackMines culminates with final pitches, awards, reception

After weeks of hard work, the finalists in the 2018 HackMines Newmont Innovation Challenge are ready to showcase their ideas. Mines students, faculty, alumni and community members are invited to watch from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at Lockridge News

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