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Haunted Mine now open

Posted by on October 23, 2019

Mining engineering students will “haunt” Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine this Halloween season.

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Mine rescue contest underway

Posted by on September 30, 2019

Professional miners and college students are participating in the 37th annual Mine Rescue Competition that began today at Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine.

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Ozzy had a blast at S&T

Posted by on July 25, 2018

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SPOILER ALERT: If you missed the July 18 episode of Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour, rocker and reality TV star Ozzy Osbourne visited S&T’s Experimental Mine … and he blew things up. More precisely, Dr. Catherine Johnson and Dr. Paul Worsey assisted Ozzy and his children, Jack and Kelly, with setting off explosions in and around the mine. In the episode,

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All aboard! Watch S&T’s experimental mine on Ozzy Osbourne TV show

Posted by on July 18, 2018

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Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine is getting national exposure on a TV show called Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour on the A&E Network. Tune in at 8 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, July 18). The time is listed as 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (ET) on the website but will air at 8 p.m. Central Standard Time (CT). Watch a preview of tonight’s show, “I am Ice Cream Man.”

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In the news: ASM.org, Engineering.com, Globe and Mail, IEEE Spectrum, Kansas City Star, Missouri Business, New York Post, People Behind the Science, Washington Post

Posted by on June 4, 2018

Who’s afraid of the Haunted Mine?

Posted by on October 9, 2017

With fall comes the excitement of Missouri S&T’s annual Haunted Mine hosted by mining engineering students. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the fundraiser. Tours will be held 6-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20; Saturday, Oct. 21; Friday, Oct. 27; Saturday, Oct. 28, and Halloween night on Tuesday, Oct. 31.

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Taylor inducted into the Missouri Mining Hall of Fame

Posted by on October 6, 2015

Jimmie Taylor, supervisor at the Experimental Mine and part of the mining and nuclear engineering department for 23 years, was inducted into the Missouri Mining Hall of Fame during the Missouri Mine Rescue Association’s award banquet on Thursday, Oct. 1. He has been involved with mine rescue throughout his employment. Missouri S&T was the first university to establish a mine rescue team.

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Fireworks at the mine

Posted by on June 3, 2015

Fireworks displays will be visible at the Experimental Mine, located on Bridge School Road in southeast Rolla, on two Fridays in June for the conclusion of each Explosives Camp session. The fireworks will begin at approximately 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 19, and Friday, June 26. Parking is limited at the mine. For more information about the fireworks or Explosives Camp, email Dr. Gillian Worsey, assistant adjunct professor of mining and nuclear engineering.

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