Discover What Virginia Tech Mining Engineering is All About
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October 2 & 3, 2019.
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WHY CHOOSE MINING & MINERALS ENGINEERING--BY THE NUMBERS!
IF IT'S NOT GROWN, IT'S MINED!
Mining and the sustainable development, extraction and production of mineral and energy resources is as important today as ever. Virginia Tech’s Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering is helping students become the next generation of mining engineering leaders! Its nationally recognized program provides the know-how, experience, and opportunities to pursue rewarding careers in the mineral, mining, and energy fields, with a strong emphasis on sound environmental practices, social responsibility, and the application of cutting edge technologies.
MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER! - MINING ENGINEERING IN THE NEWS
The B.S. program in Mining Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Learn more about the department's accreditation, mission and educational objectives.