International and Domestic Travel
VT Mining students have many wonderful traveling opportunities. Students travel to professional development conferences all around the world including San Antonio and Houston, TX, Minneapolis, MN, and England. Additionally, students travel to domestic mines to learn more about mining operations. Noteworthy mine visits include an underground limestone mine, a reclaimed mine site, the hokiestone quarry and other stone operations and several longwall coal mines. Upcoming international mine visits will include visits in Columbia and Peru.