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2015 Montana Tech Mining Camp: What a Blast!

blasting explosion at mine

Blasting at surface coal mine

students using jackleg drill in mine

Jackleg drilling. Photo by Lisa Wareham.

students and professor in bucket of mining loader

MIN 105 Continental Pit Tour

landscape photo of Golden Sunlight Mine

Golden Sunlight Mine

children panning for sapphires

Gem Mountain Sapphire Mine

students and professor in front of mining loader

MIN 105 Black Butte Mine Tour

Mucking Operations at Orphan Boy Mine

Mucking Operations at Orphan Boy Mine

students entering Orphan Boy Mine

Orphan Boy Mine

students using P and H 4100 Simulator

P & H 4100 Simulator

students panning for gold

Panning for gold

landscape photo of Quake Lake slide

Quake Lake. Photo courtesy of Rex and Nancy Fockler.

students working on track stand

Track stand

landscape photo of Yellowstone Talc Mine

Yellowstone Talc Mine

Fairmont Hot Springs

Fairmont Hot Springs

Recruiting Future Mining Engineers

June 21-26, 2015

The Montana Tech Mining Engineering Department presents the 2015 Mining Camp from June 21-26, 2015. Attendees will arrive Sunday afternoon, June 21 and leave Friday afternoon, June 26.

This fun, educational camp will immerse camp participants in the world of mining and teach them about the many benefits of a career in mining engineering, including:

  • Wealth creation
  • Positive impacts on the economy
  • Improving the standard of living in third-world countries
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Sustainability

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