Tag: experimental mine

Missouri S&T to host in a mine rescue competition with teams from all over the country

Posted by on September 24, 2019

The Missouri Mine Rescue Association, in conjunction with Missouri S&T, will host its 37th annual Mine Rescue Competition at S&T.

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S&T’s Haunted Mine event begins Friday, Oct. 19

Posted by on October 4, 2018

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Mining engineering students at Missouri S&T will once again “haunt” the Experimental Mine in Rolla this Halloween and invite the public to visit.

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Missouri S&T to host mine rescue competition

Posted by on September 21, 2018

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The Missouri Mine Rescue Association, in conjunction with Missouri S&T, will host its 36th annual Mine Rescue Competition at Missouri S&T in October.

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Missouri S&T explosives researcher studies blast-induced brain injuries

Posted by on February 15, 2018

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The Experimental Mine at Missouri S&T is known to many as the site of a popular summer Explosives Camp for high school students, and for its designation by Popular Science magazine as the country’s “coolest lab.” For Dr. Catherine Johnson, assistant professor of explosives engineering, the Missouri S&T mine is also an invaluable testing ground to study a life-altering ailment that can impact athletes, car accident victims, members of the military and others: traumatic brain injury (TBI). In partnership with neuroscientists from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and researchers with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the native Briton uses the outdoor lab to mimic battlefield conditions and explore how carefully calibrated explosions affect the brain’s wiring.

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From wide receiver to mining leader

Posted by on October 18, 2016

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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

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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

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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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Experimental mine project receives state matching funds

Posted by on April 3, 2015

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Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive $1.2 million in state capital appropriations for a new research and teaching building at its Experimental Mine – regularly listed as one of Popular Science magazine’s most “awesome labs” and home to the university’s popular summer Explosives Camp for high school juniors and seniors.

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Missouri S&T’s mine rescue team competes against pros

Posted by on October 1, 2014

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Missouri University of Science and Technology recently hosted a competition designed to simulate a mine emergency. University teams competed alongside teams from industry, including Doe Run, Vulcan Materials Co. and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP).

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S&T men’s, women’s teams finish first in mining competition

Posted by on April 7, 2014

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Men’s and women’s teams from Missouri University of Science and Technology won world championships in mucking last weekend. The last time both teams won first place was in 2005.

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