Tag: mucking

Mucking teams going Down Under to defend mining championships

Posted by on March 9, 2006

Men’s and women’s mucking teams from the University of Missouri-Rolla will try to win world championships for the third year in a row when they compete in the Intercollegiate Mining Competition April 15-16 in Kalgoorlie, Australia.         

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Patricia Robertson: mucking champion

Posted by on November 30, 2005

Patricia Robertson is not afraid to get dirty. In fact, she welcomes it.

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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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UMR teams take first, second in mining competition

Posted by on April 1, 2003

The University of Missouri-Rolla women’s and men’s mucking teams finished in first, second and fourth place, respectively, during the 25th International Intercollegiate Mining Competition held March 29 at the UMR Experimental Mine in Rolla.

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