Tag: mining engineering

Engineering sustainability into the next century and beyond

Posted by on February 23, 2021

For the past 150 years, Missouri S&T (AKA Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy and the University of Missouri-Rolla) has produced world-changing engineers. At the intersection of S&T’s 150th anniversary and Engineers Week, we’re looking ahead at how engineering can lead the way for the next 150 years.

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Engineers unleash the potential of our future

Posted by on February 22, 2021

NASA recently achieved an engineering milestone when the Mars Perverance rover landed safely and began beaming pictures and audio back to Earth. NASA also recently discovered water on the moon, a major step toward long-term exploration and colonization.

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Mining students in Ecuador

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Missouri S&T will soon welcome mining engineering students from Ecuador in the culmination of an over-five-year effort to bring students to Rolla.  Administrators from Missouri S&T began visiting Ecuador in 2014 and signed a transfer agreement in 2017 with Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) to bring students interested in mining to Rolla. The exchange […]

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Escaping a mine disaster

Posted by on November 2, 2020

Being trapped in a collapsed mine may be one of the most terrifying ordeals anyone could experience. There is the total darkness, the struggle to breath with low oxygen, no food or drink, and potentially no way to alert others to a rescue location.

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Missouri S&T to offer online training on mining regulatory standards

Posted by on June 25, 2020

This fall, Missouri S&T will offer online professional development to assist geoscientists and mining, geological, metallurgical, and other engineers to comply with recent updated ethics and regulatory standards set by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.

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Missouri S&T to host Blasters Training Seminar in January 2020

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Missouri S&T will host a Blasters Training Seminar Jan. 8-10, 2020 at its Experimental Mine. Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine location will provide access to activities and demonstrations in underground workings and small-scale quarries, including magazine facilities.

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Missouri S&T’s Haunted Mine opens Friday, Oct. 18

Posted by on October 9, 2019

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

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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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A GEM of a scholar

Posted by on August 12, 2019

It seems appropriate that a GEM University Fellow would choose to study mining engineering. After all, gems must be mined. Jose L. Corchado-Albelo joins Missouri S&T this fall as the first GEM University Fellow in over a decade. As a member of the National GEM Consortium, Missouri S&T is working to encourage students like Corchado-Albelo […]

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New agreement to attract students from Ghana to Missouri S&T

Posted by on July 26, 2019

Missouri S&T forged a new connection with the Republic of Ghana this week with the signing of a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the university and Ghana’s ambassador to the U.S. University leaders expect the agreement to attract new students from the West African nation in the coming years. Missouri S&T interim Chancellor Christopher […]

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