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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 participate in mine rescue competition

Posted by on April 23, 2019

Two mine rescue teams from Missouri S&T will compete in the 49th annual Southern Regional Mine Rescue Contest in New Iberia, Louisiana.

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Missouri S&T Mucking Team travels to international competition in Nevada

Posted by on March 19, 2019

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A group of Missouri University of Science and Technology students is preparing to travel across the country to compete in events based on mining techniques generally known as “mucking.” The students will compete in the 41st annual International Intercollegiate Mining Competition held Wednesday, March 20, through Saturday, March 23, at the University of Nevada-Reno. Missouri […]

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Missouri S&T to offer mining regulatory standards training

Posted by on February 12, 2019

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This spring, Missouri S&T will offer professional development for geoscientists and mining, geological, metallurgical and other engineers to comply with new ethics and regulatory standards set by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission’s (SEC) updated mining property disclosure rules.

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Doe Run gift supports new ventilation lab equipment

Posted by on February 3, 2019

The Doe Run Co. has donated more than $45,000 to Missouri S&T to upgrade the university’s Mining Ventilation Laboratory.

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Missouri S&T Mucking Team travels to England

Posted by on March 21, 2018

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A group of Missouri S&T students is preparing to travel across the Atlantic to compete in events based on mining techniques generally known as “mucking.” The students will compete in the 40th Intercollegiate Mining Competition held Thursday, March 29, through Sunday, April 1, King Edward Mine in Camborne, Cornwall, England.

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Learn locally, act globally

Posted by on February 7, 2017

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As a doctoral student in mining engineering, Kenneth Bansah works, learns and lives nearly 10,000 miles from his boyhood home of Tarkwa, Ghana, a gold mining hub in western Africa. But even as he fine-tunes his dissertation on mitigating sinkhole hazards and other karst formations − and takes care of three children ages four and under while his wife completes her own graduate studies in Michigan – the subsistence gold miners of Ghana are never far from Bansah’s mind.

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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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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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