MICROMINE has signed an agreement with the Colorado School of Mines (Mines) to partner in developing talented students and teachers within the university’s Geology and Geological Engineering Department.
MICROMINE’s Academic Licence Scheme (ALS provides strategic and multifaceted foundations, which include continued support, learning resources and training materials and access to MICROMINE wider community.
MICROMINE considers these educational partnerships to be a strategic investment in the development of local communities and the future of the mining industry. It believes signing this new agreement with Colorado School of Mines will prove to be a strong alliance.
“Highly skilled graduates are in great demand by mining companies around the world. The combination between Mines’ rigorous degree program and Micromine’s easy-to-use exploration and mine design solution, provides the perfect combination between students receiving technical training and hands-on exploration and 3D mining design exposure” commented Claire Tuder, MICROMINE’s General Manager.
“Mines is a small university, serving a worldwide community, committed to a universal mission – to create solutions related to earth, energy and the environment” explained Dr. Nigel T. Middleton, Senior Vice President for Strategic Enterprises.
“Colorado School of Mines’ Geology and Geological Engineering Department is looking forward to having MICROMINE 2016 available to its student body starting in 2016-2017. MICROMINE’s staff have been diligent and timely about making this transition a success and CSM’s Society of Economic Geology Student Chapter looks forward to a short course on the software in the fall” commented Nicole Allen, CSM SEG Officer 2016-2017, M.Sc. Candidate under Prof. Murray Hitzman, Colorado School of Mines.
Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs