The underground community at Mines is comprised of a collaborative, interdisciplinary group of faculty and students from civil engineering, geology and geological engineering, mining engineering and mechanical engineering, as well as geophysics and computer science, with a collective interest in education and research in underground engineering.

Industry Short Courses
Join fellow industry professionals at the Tunneling Short Course and at the Grouting & Ground Improvement Short Course and discover key design and construction principles as well as the latest advances in technology and research through classroom instruction and hands-on laboratories.

Operating with a mission to be a leader in the development of sustainable, less costly and more durable technologies for underground transportation infrastructures that can be efficiently constructed, operated and maintained, providing solutions for future underground transportation projects.

Webinar on Tunnel Response to Blast and Fire

This free webinar offered by the University Transportation Center for Underground Transportation Infrastructure includes three talks on the response of tunnels and concrete support elements to fire and blast. The extent of expected damage to blast loading and the sensitivity of the concrete liners to fire exposure will be discussed. A great opportunity to earn 1.5 Professional Development Hours!

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Tunneling Fundamentals, Practice and Innovations short course


Hecla and Epiroc: The Development of the Hard-Rock, Narrow Vein Mobile Continuous Mechanical Miner
Presenter: George Sturgis, VP for Project Development (retired), Hecla Mining / Location: Berthoud Hall 241 / Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.

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