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Apr
06
2017

Mines EMCIS assists in rescue of hiker

The Colorado School of Mines Energy, Mining and Construction Industry Safety (EMCIS) Program was involved in the rescue of a hiker yesterday afternoon, who suddenly became trapped by a 1500 lb boulder on North Table Mountain.   According to CBS, the Mines in the News
Apr
05
2017

Mines Hyperloop II team advances to final competition weekend

A Colorado School of Mines team of 14 undergraduate students has advanced to the final competition weekend in SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod Competition II in California later this summer.   Team DiggerLoop is made up of Mines seniors who are taking part News
Apr
05
2017

Innovative processes at Mines featured in Chemical Engineering Magazine

  A recent article in Chemical Engineering Magazine explores processes for creating ammonia, or NH3, indicating that the current Haber-Bosch process used to produce NH3 is highly energy-intensive, requiring extreme temperatures and pressures.    Mines in the News
Apr
05
2017

Davis contributes to Minnesota Public Radio story on PolyMet mine

Division of Economics and Business Professor Graham Davis, who specializes in mineral asset valuation and economic development of mineral-based economies, contributed to the Minnesota Public Radio story, “Environmental lawsuits pile up as PolyMet Mines in the News
Apr
05
2017

Mines ranked first for value among Colorado colleges

Colorado School of Mines has been ranked number one in Colorado in value for the second straight year in a study by financial technology company SmartAsset. Mines was ranked 13th in the nation in the annual study, which considers scholarships News
Apr
04
2017

EMCIS' Collin Smith gives insight into new safety technology

Pit and Quarry, a leading equipment and technology magazine for the mining industry since 1918, reports on the the Mobilize Rescue Systems that Mines is incorporating into its Energy, Mining and Construction Industry Safety (EMCIS) program.   EMCIS Mines in the News
Apr
04
2017

Lange contributes to New York Times story on coal market

Division of Economics and Business Assistant Professor Ian Lange, who specializes in energy, environmental and resource economics, applied microeconometrics and behavioral economics, contributed to the New York Times story, “Tribes That Live Off Mines in the News
Apr
03
2017

Ceramic society recognizes MME's O'Hayre, Brennecka

Colorado School of Mines faculty and researchers in the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department—Assistant Professor Geoff Brennecka and a team led by Professor Ryan O’Hayre—are being honored by the American Ceramic Society. O’Hayre and News
Mar
30
2017

ConocoPhillips & WE2ST Center debut video

In its third academic year, the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE2ST (Water-Energy Education, Science and Technology) was formed to promote the sustainability of unconventional energy production and conduct research on both community News
Mar
24
2017

Mines-built observatory ready to launch into near space

A NASA space observatory assembled by students and faculty in the Physics Department at Colorado School of Mines could launch this weekend from Wanaka, New Zealand. The Extreme Universe Space Observatory Super Pressure Balloon would fly at 110,000 News

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