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Missouri S&T to host mine rescue competition

Posted by on September 12, 2017

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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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Missouri S&T’s mine rescue team earns second at national competition

Posted by on August 8, 2014

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The mine rescue team from Missouri University of Science and Technology earned second place in the novice division of a national simulated mine emergency competition. The novice category is for teams competing at a national event for the first time. The team also earned fifth place in the first aid division.

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Mine rescue contest results released

Posted by on October 1, 2013

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Missouri University of Science and Technology’s gold team finished in third place in the field portion of the Missouri Mine Rescue Contest that was held Sept. 24-26 at the university. The students competed against seven professional and two student mine rescue teams.

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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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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 team prepares for mine rescue competition

Posted by on April 26, 2006

Preparing for potential disasters is serious business in the mining industry. It’s also serious business at the University of Missouri-Rolla, the only university in the nation with a mine rescue team. 

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UMR to host underground mine rescue event

Posted by on September 26, 2005

Mine rescues are serious business, and mining industry professionals make sure they are prepared for disasters. But so do mining engineering students at the University of Missouri-Rolla.    

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