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MINING & MINERALS ENGINEERING BY THE NUMBERS

“Virginia Tech Mining and Minerals graduates have what it takes to be smart, capable and energetic engineers.” 

-Kevin Crutchfield, CEO Contura Energy

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.