Tag: mining engineering

Missouri S&T to host mine rescue competition

Posted by on September 12, 2017

The Missouri Mine Rescue Association, in conjunction with Missouri University of Science and Technology, will host its 35th Annual Mine Rescue Competition at Missouri S&T this month.

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Learn locally, act globally

Posted by on February 7, 2017

As a doctoral student in mining engineering, Kenneth Bansah works, learns and lives nearly 10,000 miles from his boyhood home of Tarkwa, Ghana, a gold mining hub in western Africa. But even as he fine-tunes his dissertation on mitigating sinkhole hazards and other karst formations − and takes care of three children ages four and under while his wife completes her own graduate studies in Michigan – the subsistence gold miners of Ghana are never far from Bansah’s mind.

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From wide receiver to mining leader

Posted by on October 18, 2016

Braden Lusk first came to Rolla in 1996 as a walk-on wide receiver from central Kansas who excelled at math and science in high school but admittedly “had no idea what an engineer was.” https://news.mst.edu/files/2016/10/LuskFeatureFinal_Mix_exported.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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S&T Haunted Mine to open Friday, Oct. 21

Posted by on October 14, 2016

Mining engineering students at Missouri University of Science and Technology are “haunting” the school’s Experimental Mine Facility for Halloween this year.

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Public-private partnership helps fund new mine building at Missouri S&T

Posted by on October 7, 2016

Bill Kennedy, president and CEO of Jack Kennedy Metal Products and Building Inc., recently gave the lead gift to support construction of the new Kennedy Experimental Mine Building at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Lighting a fire

Posted by on September 27, 2016

Five years into volunteering for the Rolla Rural Fire District (RRFD), Missouri S&T student Chris Franklin thought of one more way he could give back to the department. Franklin enrolled in Sarah Stanley’s marketing for nonprofits four-­week summer course. The majority of class time was to be spent developing marketing materials for local nonprofit Phelps […]

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Greening mines

Posted by on August 2, 2016

For more than 150 years, The Doe Run Co. has tapped the fertile mineral resources of southeast Missouri to mine the lead, copper and zinc that remain staples of products ranging from car batteries to X-ray equipment and military satellites.

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Braden T. Lusk named chair of mining and nuclear engineering

Posted by on July 5, 2016

Dr. Braden T. Lusk, professor of mining engineering at the University of Kentucky and a two-time graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named chair of the mining and nuclear engineering department at Missouri S&T effective Aug. 15.

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See fireworks two Fridays in June at Missouri S&T

Posted by on June 13, 2016

Watch the skies above Missouri S&T in June for two student-produced fireworks displays.

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Doe Run Co. donates mining equipment to Missouri S&T

Posted by on February 16, 2016

The Doe Run Co. (Doe Run) recently donated $37,724 in technical equipment to the mining engineering department at Missouri University of Science and Technology to aid in training the next generation of mining engineers.

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