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Jun
15
2012

AP quotes Mines faculty member on seismic potential of 'fracking'

"The controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas does not pose a high risk for triggering earthquakes large enough to feel, but other types of energy-related drilling can make the ground noticeably shake, a major government Mines in the News
Jun
05
2012

Mines hosts Space Resources Roundtable and Planetary & Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium

GOLDEN, Colo., June 5, 2012 – The Space Resources Roundtable, Inc. and the Planetary & Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium in collaboration with Colorado School of Mines and the Lunar and Planetary Institute, convenes their third joint meeting Press Release
May
30
2012

Mines hydrates project chosen by DOE for further development

GOLDEN, Colo., May 30, 2012 – A Colorado School of Mines research project focused on reducing the risk of environmental and operational safety problems associated with hydrate blockages forming in offshore natural gas and oil pipelines is among Press Release
May
29
2012

Forbes: Mines to work with DOE on deep water drilling safety

"The Department of Energy has selected 13 projects to enhance the environmental safety of deepwater drilling projects, particularly by improving the cement casing process that investigators cited as a cause of BP’s Deepwater Horizon spill in the Mines in the News
May
22
2012

Barrett tours Mines, discusses research

While on campus prior to the spring 2012 commencement (at which he delivered the keynote address) Dr. Craig Barrett, retired chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Intel Corporation, toured several labs and discussed current projects News
May
18
2012

Mines participates in NASA's 2012 Lunabotics Competition

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 18, 2012 – Colorado School of Mines will compete against U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate student teams in the third annual Lunabotics Mining Competition. The event will be held at the Kennedy Space Center Press Release
May
18
2012

CNNMoney features Mines geophysics graduate

Aaron GirardMajored in GeophysicsClass of '07 Colorado School of Mines "The energy industry is just grasping at straws for people with geophysics experience." Mines in the News
May
16
2012

Fox31 features Mines grad making six-figures right out of school

"David Clark’s life sure has changed. Just about four years ago he was a high school drop-out, making boxes for beer at the Coors brewery in Golden, pulling in about $10 an hour. 'It was really manual labor, it was hard work, and I felt I wasn’t Mines in the News
May
15
2012

Mines wins first RMAC All-Sports Competition Cup

GOLDEN, Colo., May 15, 2012 – For the first time in school history, the Colorado School of Mines Department of Athletics has claimed the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Sports Competition Cup. "This award is a testament to very great student- News
May
11
2012

Retired Intel Chairman and CEO Craig Barrett delivers commencement address

  Retired Intel CEO and Chairman delivers the 2012 commencement address. News

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