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2016   Montana   Tech   Mining Camp:   What   a   Blast!

Recruiting Future Mining Engineers, June 19-24, 2016

Panning for sapphires at GEM Mountain.

Panning for sapphires at GEM Mountain.

Panning for sapphires at GEM Mountain.

Panning for sapphires at GEM Mountain.

Touring Imerys’ Yellowstone Talc Mine.

Touring Imerys’ Yellowstone Talc Mine.

Touring Imerys’ Yellowstone Talc Mine.

Touring Imerys’ Yellowstone Talc Mine.

Touring Imerys’ Yellowstone Talc Mine.

Touring Imerys’ Yellowstone Talc Mine.

Touring Stillwater’s East Boulder Mine.

Touring Stillwater’s East Boulder Mine.

Touring the Stillwater East Boulder Mine.

Touring Stillwater’s East Boulder Mine.

Overshot loader in the Orphan Boy Mine on the Montana Tech campus.

Overshot loader in the Orphan Boy Mine on the Montana Tech campus.

Breaking rocks with a boulder blaster at the Orphan Boy Mine on the Montana Tech campus.

Breaking rocks with a boulder blaster at the Orphan Boy Mine on the Montana Tech campus.

Loading explosives for a blast in the Orphan Boy Mine on the Montana Tech campus.

Loading explosives for a blast in the Orphan Boy Mine on the Montana Tech campus.

Getting ready to blast in the Orphan Boy Mine on the Montana Tech campus.

Getting ready to blast in the Orphan Boy Mine on the Montana Tech campus.

Touring the Montana Tech Rock and Mineral Museum.

Touring the Montana Tech Rock and Mineral Museum.

Operating the haul truck simulator.

Operating the haul truck simulator.

Operating the dragline simulator.

Operating the dragline simulator.

Conducting a test in the Montana Tech Mining Engineering Department rock mechanics lab.

Conducting a test in the Montana Tech Mining Engineering Department rock mechanics lab.

Conducting a test in the Montana Tech Mining Engineering Department ventilation lab.

Conducting a test in the Montana Tech Mining Engineering Department ventilation lab.

2015 What a Blast! Mining Camp attendees.

2015 What a Blast! Mining Camp attendees.

Mark your calendars: the 2016 What a Blast! Montana Tech Mining Camp is scheduled for the week of June 19, 2016.

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

2015 Sponsors

Montana Tech thanks our valued sponsors for making the What a Blast! camp possible.

  • Barrick Gold North America
  • Blue Range Engineering Co., Inc.
  • Cloud Peak Energy
  • Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation
  • GEM Mountain
  • Imerys Talc America
  • John L. Hoover
  • Kiewit Mining Group
  • Kinross
  • Orica
  • Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute
  • Stillwater Mining Company
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