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Mining Engineering

Department News

PROFILE: The Alan Bauer Explosives Laboratory

Learning the safe and effective use of explosives for mining
Posted on Dec 10, 2015

The Complete Engineer explores the Alan Bauer Explosives Laboratory, part of the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen’s University. It’s a world class facility north of campus where mining engineering students learn to measure and control blasting.


Research Review: Dr Chris Pickles

Posted on Feb 11, 2015

Professor Chris Pickles is one of the leading engineers in the field of research that uses microwaves to extract metals. The objectives of his research are to better understand new metal extraction processes, while increasing recycled products, and to improve sustainability.


Researcher Profile: Joshua Marshall

Posted on Feb 06, 2015

New Video!


Luka Ledoux's research will significantly reduce mining emissions

Posted on Jan 30, 2015

New "Why Grad Studies?" video features MASc'15 Mining Engineering student


Research Review: Joshua Marshall

Written by Meghan Fotak, Mining Student
Posted on Jan 20, 2015

Mine Rescue 2015

Posted on Jan 15, 2015

Engineer for a Year outreach program

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Posted on Dec 19, 2014

Photo contest winners

Posted on Dec 03, 2014


Robert Buchan gives a talk to the Mining students

Posted on Nov 18, 2014

2014 Newsletter

Posted on Jul 14, 2014

Mine Rescue 2014

Posted on Mar 21, 2014

Ontario Mine Rescue, now part of Workplace Safety North (WSN), has trained and equipped thousands of volunteers who have fought fires, rescued injured personnel, and responded professionally to a wide array of incidents in the province's mines over the past 80 years.


Keeping in Touch

Posted on Jan 01, 2014