Plans underway to remove power plant chimneys

Posted by on November 4, 2019

More than five years after successfully decommissioning S&T’s World War II-era power plant, the university plans to remove the plant’s two chimneys due to safety concerns and maintenance costs.

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Geothermal system milestone

Posted by on May 19, 2014

The geothermal energy project has reached a recent milestone. Heat recovery chillers in all three regional plants have been started and heat is being provided to six buildings on campus. The power plant’s boiler number five will be shut down and all steam production will cease permanently. Read more about the project and follow its progress on the geothermal energy project blog.

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State Street to close

Posted by on August 14, 2013

North State Street between 11th Street and Miner Circle will be closed Monday, Aug. 19, through Thursday, Sept. 12, to allow for installation of geothermal piping. To reach the Havener Center during this period, follow U.S. Highway 63, also known as Bishop Avenue, to Miner Circle and then make the first left into the Havener […]

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Get updates about the geothermal project

Posted by on February 28, 2013

A schedule showing the impacts of the geothermal energy system through October 2013 is available online. Departments and occupants of individual buildings directly affected will be contacted to discuss scheduling efforts. If you have any questions, contact Fred Stone with design and construction management at 341-4731.

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Pedestrian walkway closed temporarily for geothermal construction

Posted by on February 11, 2013

The pedestrian pathway located between Curtis Laws Wilson Library and the Humanities and Social Sciences Building will be closed beginning today, Monday, Feb. 11, through Wednesday, Feb. 27. Please note this includes an accessible ramp; those needing to utilize this accessible ramp should reroute their normal traffic to the ramp between the H-SS Building and […]

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Geothermal Energy System begins next phase in January

Posted by on December 13, 2012

The second phase of the Geothermal Energy System begins in January with trenching for the loop piping and building modifications. This schedule shows the impacts through October 2013 of the second phase. Departments and occupants of individual buildings directly impacted as part of the system integration will be contacted in upcoming weeks to discuss scheduling […]

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Progress continues in geothermal project

Posted by on August 10, 2012

The rapid pace of well drilling continues on campus, with Durbin Geothermal keeping more than four drill rigs on site. They are now focusing on the circuit piping in the well fields and header piping back to the geothermal plants to allow the northeast parking lots to be placed back in service as soon as […]

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Upcoming street closures

Posted by on July 31, 2012

The corner of 16th Street and Vichy Road will be temporarily closed for geothermal piping installation through Friday, Aug. 3. Parking Area L, Lot 5, will remain open. Please use Pine Street to access 16th Street. Additional closures:

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Geothermal groundbreaking is Tuesday

Posted by on April 14, 2012

A groundbreaking ceremony to mark the kickoff of Missouri S&T’s geothermal energy project will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, on the lawn northeast of Emerson Hall, the electrical and computer engineering building. Join Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader and other campus officials at this event. A reception will follow in Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering […]

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Geothermal open forum on Monday

Posted by on April 5, 2012

Design and construction management will hold an open forum about the geothermal energy project at 10 a.m. Monday, April 9, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. Topics of discussion will include boundaries of work, parking lot closures and building and loading dock access. For more information about the forum, email Fred Stone.

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