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Nov
21
2016

Mines hosts summit on mine remediation

The summit included panel discussions with stakeholders from multiple fields, mapping expectations for successful closures and creating a framework to guide better life-cycle management of active mines by learning from previous experiences. “The News
Nov
10
2016

Mines and Red Rocks CC to collaborate on industry safety training

The Colorado School of Mines Energy, Mining and Construction Industry Safety program has partnered with the Rocky Mountain Education Center at Red Rocks Community College to enhance the effectiveness and broaden the scope of their current training News
Nov
04
2016

Remembering those lost in the disaster of the White Ash Mine

73 years later in 2009, John Ackle and his mother, Dorothy Ackle, decided to create a new memorial for the miners by starting the White Ash Mine Memorial Committee. They solicited proposals from 62 artists to create a bronze sculpture of a coal News
Nov
03
2016

Boy Scouts come to Mines for Mining in Society merit badge

  On Oct. 22, 45 Boy Scouts from various troops in the Denver Area Council came to Mines to learn about economic minerals, mine safety, environmental stewardship and the mining industry in Colorado.  The event was led by the Mines student chapter News
Oct
12
2016

Meet 6 Mines Alumni from 4 Different Decades

Colorado School of Mines has created a photo-storytelling project on Facebook, inspired by Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York. Humans of Mines features a different student, faculty, staff or alumnus and a little bit of their personal story every News
Sep
26
2016

Mines honorary doctorate recipient inducted into Nat'l Mining Hall of Fame

Contact: Agata Bogucka, Communications Manager, College of Earth Resource Sciences & Engineering | 303-384-2657 | abogucka@mines.eduRachelle Trujillo, Senior Director, Marketing Communications, CSM Foundation / 303-273-3526 / rtrujillo@mines.edu News
Sep
26
2016

CS professor to improve mine safety

Colorado School of Mines underground classroom, the Edgar Experimental Mine. Photo: Agata Bugucka While the U.S. continues to look for new energy sources, our reliance on mining for rare minerals grows. Unfortunately, miners often work in dangerous News
Aug
25
2016

Faculty, industry connect on corporate social responsibility

Liberal Arts and International Studies Assistant (LAIS) Professor Jessica Smith and Postdoctoral Scholar Nicole Smith recently hosted a workshop for engineering professors who are integrating corporate social responsibility (CSR) into their courses News
Jul
27
2016

Mines Foundation designates new Board of Governors chair

The Colorado School of Mines Foundation Executive Committee has designated Pat James of Castle Rock as the new chairman of its Board of Governors. James will assume the position on October 6. James, who graduated from Mines as an Engineer of Mines News
Apr
27
2016

Mines, indigenous cultures discuss sustainable energy

Colorado School of Mines Department of Mining Engineering Professor Masami Nakagawa recently brought together two indigenous cultures from the United States and Bolivia to discuss development of natural resources. The Navajo Nation is a sovereign News

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