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Sep
23
2014

Mines Geology Museum restores 1930s murals

The Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum has been working on restoring six murals dating back to the 1930s, after the museum suffered ceiling damage from heavy rains in Sept. 2013. Museum director, Bruce Geller, collaborated with a team of art News
Jun
17
2014

The mining industry's most underdeveloped resource

This story appears in the Spring 2014 issue of Mines magazine. Are Women the Mining Industry’s Most Underdeveloped Resource? Once legally barred from working in mines, women have spent decades battling for a place in the industry. Today, mining News
Mar
29
2013

Mines women's team "World Champions" at mining games

The Colorado School of Mines women’s team won the title of “World Champions” during the 35thAnnual International Intercollegiate Mining Games held on campus March 13-17. The Mines Men’s A team placed seventh and the B team placed 13th.  Forty-one News
Mar
13
2013

Game changer: Hybrid energy for mines

In an effort to develop energy self-reliance for mining operations, Colorado School of Mines Mining Engineering Professor Masami Nakagawa is leading a feasibility study for solar-wind hybrid power generation for the fourth largest silver mine in the News
Jan
29
2013

Mines receives new safety technology from MineARC, Inc.

A new, permanent refuge chamber for Colorado School of Mines’ Edgar Experimental Mine is the latest in mine safety rescue technology and training. The MineARC Refuge Chamber is capable of sustaining as many as 20 people for 36 hours in relative News
Oct
30
2012

$5M gift boosts underground construction program

A 1976 alumnus has contributed $5 million to Colorado School of Mines to support the university’s Underground Construction and Tunneling Program and to provide scholarships for undergraduate students. Of the total funding, $4.5 million was News
Aug
06
2012

Hitting paydirt

Exploration geologists can devote entire careers to searching for undiscovered mineral deposits without ever chalking up a find. But for those who do, it’s tremendously rewarding, and many go on to more discoveries.  In 2001, graduate student News
Apr
24
2012

Mines takes first at International Mining Games

The Colorado School of Mines Mining Team returned to Golden as world champions following the 34th International Intercollegiate Mining Games in Cornwall, England, March 29–April 1. Thirty-six teams representing 16 different schools from around the News