Tag: mine rescue

S&T undergrad certified in mine rescue training

Posted by on May 21, 2013

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An undergraduate student from Missouri University of Science and Technology was certified as a mine safety instructor by the United States Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). He is one of the first undergraduate students in the U.S. to hold a trainer certification.

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S&T rescue team ready to turn pro

Posted by on May 1, 2013

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Two teams from Missouri University of Science and Technology will compete against a field of professional mine rescue teams in a simulated mine collapse rescue competition in Louisiana. In their latest competition in October, a team of S&T students earned first place.

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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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Teams from UMR to compete in mine rescue competition

Posted by on May 1, 2007

Two mine rescue teams from the University of Missouri-Rolla — the only university in the nation to have such teams — will compete in an underground rescue competition May 2-4 in New Iberia, La.           

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Best showing ever: UMR students prove they can hang with professional mine rescuers

Posted by on September 29, 2006

Two mine rescue teams from the University of Missouri-Rolla competed against about a dozen teams of professionals from the mining industry this week at UMR’s Experimental Mine. UMR’s gold team took third place overall in the competition and UMR’s black team placed fourth.         

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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 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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Miner Toni Donovan to the rescue

Posted by on September 26, 2005

Toni Donovan, a junior in mining engineering from Homewood, Ill., has to watch her step, just in case she starts a fire, kills a trapped miner or touches electricity.

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