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Dec
17
2015

Edgar Mine hosts subcommittee hearing on bipartisan mining reform legislation

GOLDEN, Colo., Dec. 17 –  The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held its first-ever legislative field hearing in a mine Dec. 14 regarding H.R. 3734, the “Mining Schools Enhancement Act,” at the Colorado School of Mines Edgar Mine in Idaho Press Release
Nov
13
2015

Mines leads hands-on science demos for K-6 students

Imagining cookie crumbs as dirt and gummy worms as organic matter, Colorado School of Mines students introduced elementary school students to the concept of oil and gas formation in one of several science demonstrations held during the 6th Annual News
Nov
13
2015

Mines unveils electric vehicle charging stations, receives EV Wired Workplace Award

GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 13, 2015 – In a move designed to help make it more convenient for members of the Colorado School of Mines community to choose environmentally-friendly modes of transportation for their commute, the university has installed Press Release
Oct
15
2015

Gaining Steam

A steady, reliable, enormous, practically inexhaustible, carbon-free source of electric power, one capable of producing three times the wattage the United States generates each year, is right under our feet. Or more accurately, way under our feet, News
Oct
09
2015

Mines founding sponsor of the National Academies Unconventional Hydrocarbon Roundtable

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 9, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines is a founding sponsor of the newly-formed National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Unconventional Hydrocarbon Roundtable, a neutral forum that aims to assist in informing Press Release
Oct
01
2015

Mines expands understanding of syngas from coal gasification

Coal serves as the nation’s largest fossil-fuel resource, responsible for approximately 40 percent of electricity generation in the U.S., but as it remains a great source of air pollution, the Thermal-Fluids Systems group in the Colorado School of News
Oct
01
2015

$1.9M DOE award will allow Mines researchers to help develop efficient, affordable solar power plant technology

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 1, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines Department of Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Rob Braun and collaborators at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (lead institution), FlowServe, Sandia National Labs, and the National Press Release
Sep
21
2015

Colorado School of Mines receives $2 million gift from Apache Corporation

GOLDEN, CO, Sept. 21, 2015 — Apache Corporation has presented a $2 million gift to Colorado School of Mines that will greatly enhance the Petroleum Engineering Department’s drilling education and research. It will name the Apache Corporation Press Release
Sep
19
2015

NSF funds K-12 teacher water-energy research project

Terri Hogue, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE²ST, and Andrea Blaine, assistant director of WE2ST, have been awarded a $600,000 grant from the National News
Sep
01
2015

Mines receives $1.5M DOE grant for geothermal research

Colorado School of Mines Civil and Environment Professor Tzahi Cath has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Geothermal Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy to study membrane distillation desalination of impaired water using News

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