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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
Apr
18
2018

Mines students fare well at International Mining Games

A co-ed student team from Colorado School of Mines placed second in surveying and third in gold panning at the 40th International Mining Games in England. Nine co-ed teams from mining schools from around the world competed in a total of seven events News
Apr
03
2018

Holley wins NSF CAREER grant to study U.S. gold deposits

Nearly 80 percent of all gold produced in the U.S. comes from Carlin-type deposits in northern Nevada, but scientists still don’t agree on how they came to be. Elizabeth Holley, assistant professor of mining engineering at Colorado School of Mines, News
Mar
21
2018

Mines students to compete in International Mining Games

Six Colorado School of Mines students will head to England over spring break to compete in the 40th International Mining Games.  The Camborne School of Mines is hosting the games at the King Edward Mine, welcoming teams from 40 mining schools from News
Mar
09
2018

Mines team wins mining and sustainability case competition

  A team of graduate students from Colorado School of Mines took first place in an international case competition focused on mining and sustainability.   The team of Phillip Ruban, Alex Campbell, Emilio Castillo and Marko Visnjic beat out six other News

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