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S&T offers nation’s first Ph.D. in explosives engineering

Posted by on February 11, 2014

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Missouri University of Science and Technology has been approved by the Coordinating Board for Higher Education to offer the nation’s first Ph.D. in explosives engineering. Missouri S&T was also the first in the nation to offer undergraduate and post-graduate minors in explosives engineering in 2005, a postgraduate certificate in 2006, and a master’s degree in […]

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S&T’s Haunted Mine to operate on Friday

Posted by on October 29, 2013

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The Haunted Mine at Missouri S&T will operate an additional day this Halloween season. Mining engineering student volunteers will be on hand to frighten folks on Friday, Nov. 1, in addition to Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31.

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Caterpillar donates hydraulic excavator to S&T’s Experimental Mine

Posted by on October 28, 2013

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The Experimental Mine Facility at Missouri S&T has a new Cat 316E hydraulic excavator, thanks to Fabick CAT of Fenton, Mo., and Caterpillar Global Mining. The companies presented the excavator, valued at $250,000, to the university at a ceremony on Sept. 26, at Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine.

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S&T to host annual mine rescue competition

Posted by on September 18, 2013

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Two mine rescue teams from Missouri University of Science and Technology will compete against seven professional and three student mine rescue teams during the 31st annual Missouri Mine Rescue Contest Sept. 24-26 at Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine.

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Plan to upgrade experimental mine approved by curators

Posted by on September 16, 2013

Plans to upgrade the Experimental Mine Facility at Missouri University of Science and Technology are moving forward with the University of Missouri System Board of Curators’ recent approval of a $1.2 million state capital appropriations request.

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Fireworks displays two Fridays in June

Posted by on June 10, 2013

Fireworks displays will be visible at Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Experimental Mine located on Bridge School Road in southeast Rolla on two Fridays in June.

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UMR to host annual mine rescue competition

Posted by on August 30, 2007

Two mine rescue teams from the University of Missouri-Rolla will compete against approximately a dozen industry team during the annual Mine Rescue Contest Sept. 25-27 at UMR’s Experimental Mine.         

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For a scary experience, visit UMR’s Haunted Mine

Posted by on October 11, 2006

Mining engineering students at the University of Missouri-Rolla are busy making sure UMR’s Experimental Mine is haunted in time for Halloween. The underground mine will be open to the public for scary tours from 6 p.m. to midnight Oct. 20-21 and Oct. 27-28. On Tuesday, Oct. 31, the Haunted Mine will be open from 5-11 […]

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UMR to host mine rescue competition

Posted by on September 7, 2006

In order to prepare for the eventuality of underground disasters like the one that happened last winter in West Virginia, mine rescue teams must anticipate and practice many scenarios that might occur below the surface. That’s just what mine rescue teams from Missouri, New Mexico, Kansas, Illinois and Nevada will be doing Sept. 26-28 at […]

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UMR’s Experimental Mine is haunted again this Halloween

Posted by on October 19, 2005

The Experimental Mine at the University of Missouri-Rolla is haunted again this year and will be open to the public Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-22, as well as on Oct. 28-29 and Oct. 31. On the first four nights, the mine will be open from 6 p.m. until midnight. The hours for Halloween night, on […]

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