The certainty of change

As Mines students studying mining engineering in the 1970s, we were only beginning to be introduced to the environmental components that complement safe and efficient mining operations. Social responsibility and sustainability were not as widely taught at Mines as they are now, yet I have spent a great deal of my time and effort over the past 15 years dealing with these ideas as key issues that must be addressed.  In the years since I graduated, Mines has adapted to remain at the forefront of changes in such practices, ensuring that graduates remain well prepared, highly skilled and able...

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