Tag: mining engineering

Missouri S&T to participate in mine rescue competition

Posted by on April 24, 2018

Two mine rescue team from Missouri S&T will compete in the 48th Annual Southern Regional Mine Rescue Contest in New Iberia, Louisiana.

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Missouri S&T Mucking Team travels to England

Posted by on March 21, 2018

A group of Missouri S&T students is preparing to travel across the Atlantic to compete in events based on mining techniques generally known as “mucking.” The students will compete in the 40th Intercollegiate Mining Competition held Thursday, March 29, through Sunday, April 1, King Edward Mine in Camborne, Cornwall, England.

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S&T’s 20th annual Haunted Mine opens Friday, Oct. 20

Posted by on October 12, 2017

Mining engineering students at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been “haunting” S&T’s Experimental Mine Facility every Halloween for 20 years, and this Halloween is no different.

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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.”

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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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