Tag: Mucking Team

Intercollegiate Mining Competition returns to Missouri S&T

Posted by on March 24, 2022

The Intercollegiate Mining Competition, also known as the mucking competition, return to Missouri S&T this Friday and Saturday at the university’s Experimental Mine. The event features international student teams competing in events based on mining techniques used in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Missouri S&T women’s mucking team wins world championship

Posted by on March 31, 2015

The Women’s Mucking Team from Missouri University of Science and Technology has earned first place in its category at the 37th Intercollegiate Mining Competition. The team successfully defended its title as world champions in a competition designed to test skills in old-fashioned mining techniques generally known as “mucking.” The event was held March 25-29 at the Western Australia School of Mines in Kalgoorlie, Australia.

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