Mining Engineering is an exciting field for the sheer number of possibilities it presents. It ranges on a broad spectrum of engineering skills including mechanical, electrical, geophysical, computer science, and others. Starting out with high average salaries of $68,000 per year, the Mining Engineer can undertake countless job opportunities including manufacturing, planning, design, management, operations, marketing, and many more.
Put simply, our vision for the Mining Engineering Department is to be internationally recognized as the world’s premier center for education and applied research in the diverse fields of mining and underground construction and tunneling. This vision spans across numerous interdisciplinary areas of study. Through collaborations with other Mines departments, academic institutions, government agencies, and industry, we are committed to expanding the international reputation of the department for excellence in education, research, industry service, and community outreach.
- Mines students fare well at International Mining Games
A co-ed student team from Colorado School of Mines placed second in surveying and third in gold panning at the 40th International Mining Games in England. Nine co-ed teams from mining schools from aro …
- Holley wins NSF CAREER grant to study U.S. gold deposits
Nearly 80 percent of all gold produced in the U.S. comes from Carlin-type deposits in northern Nevada, but scientists still don’t agree on how they came to be. Elizabeth Holley, assistant professor of …
- Mines students to compete in International Mining Games
Six Colorado School of Mines students will head to England over spring break to compete in the 40th International Mining Games. The Camborne School of Mines is hosting the games at the King Edward Mi …
- Mines team wins mining and sustainability case competition
A team of graduate students from Colorado School of Mines took first place in an international case competition focused on mining and sustainability. The team of Phillip Ruban, Alex Campbell, Emil …
CERSE Vision: A world where earth, energy and environment are wisely managed.
CERSE Mission: To improve lives through vibrant and creative science and engineering education, research and global engagement focused on earth’s resources and societal needs