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Feb
27
2017

Mines hosts international mine rescue competition, takes first in technician category

Six teams from three countries gathered at Colorado School of Mines and its Edgar Experimental Mine in Idaho Springs on February 17 and 18 for an international mine rescue competition, with the host university coming out on top in the technician News
Feb
26
2017

Mines faculty honored at SME 2017 Annual Conference and Expo

  Hugh Miller, an associate prrofessor in the Department of Mining Engineering, received two awards from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration at their 2017 Annual Conference & Expo, held in Denver, Colorado on February 22, 2017. News
Feb
23
2017

Mines and Virginia Tech to create minerals industry consortium

Minerals and metals are at the foundation of modern technology-based societies. Each year, the average American uses about 25 tons of earth materials. Exploration for new resources is at the front end of the mining life cycle, with mining companies News
Feb
01
2017

Mines hosts NSF-funded workshop on underground resources, society

  A three-day NSF-sponsored workshop will bring to Mines 20 of the world’s top scholars focused on the societal aspects of mining and other extractive processes.   “STS Underground: Investigating the Technoscientific Worlds of Mining and News
Jan
23
2017

Mines students get innovative

Mines Entrepreneurship and Innovation Week ended on Saturday, January 21, 2017, with the Mines Innovation Challenge kick-off workshop. The week’s activities included the grand opening of the Blaster Design Factory, several workshop demonstrations News
Jan
13
2017

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Week: January 17–21

Newmont Mining Corporation has challenged Mines students to develop team-based, innovative solutions to improve sustainability in natural resource industries. A series of workshops and related innovation events will take place the week of Jan. 17–20 News
Dec
14
2016

DOT awards $7.5M to Mines for transportation research

Colorado School of Mines has received a $7.5 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish a University Transportation Center (UTC), focused on improving the durability and lifespan of underground transportation. News
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

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