Colorado School of Mines Office of Special Programs and Continuing Education announces 2014 short courses

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 9, 2014 – The Office of Special Programs and Continuing Education (SPACE) at Colorado School of Mines will launch its 2014 series of short courses this month.

Starting Jan. 28, SPACE colleagues Paterson & Cooke will present their course on “Filtered, Paste and Thickened Tailings.” This course will be offered on the Mines campus in Golden, Colo. Mines will award 2.3 continuing education units (CEU’s) upon successful completion of this course. 

The course is the first of nearly 20 short courses to be offered through SPACE this year. Other topics offered for CEU’s include economic evaluation, underground construction, grouting, natural gas processing, crude oil pricing and microtunneling.    

SPACE and Mines will also host the 34th Oil Shale Symposium in October.

Registration and course information can be found on the SPACE web site.


About SPACE:

The Office of Special Programs and Continuing Education administers educational programs on behalf of Colorado School of Mines, providing administrative, logistical and fiscal support to Mines faculty members, departments and centers involved in a wide array of educational outreach activities. The office also provides administrative support for a number of institutional strategic enterprises throughout the world. 

SPACE is housed within Mines’ Strategic Enterprises and endeavors to extend the reach of the university’s academic programs, reputation and influence through short course continuing education opportunities to industry professionals and Mines alumni, annual conferences regarding the earth’s resources, and strategic partnerships with international academic institutions, private corporations and national foreign governments.  


Trevor Hall, Communications/Social Media, Colorado School of Mines SPACE, 303-279-9262,