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More Ground Gained With Abandoned Mine Lands

The 2019 Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Awards were announced by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), for outstanding achievements and techniques in reclaiming lands previously mined. Five winning projects were chosen through votes from state and tribal reclamation officials along with OSMRE managers. OSMRE presents the awards on September 9 at the conference of the National Association […]

A Day in the Life of Mining Engineer Meghan McDonald

What does mining engineer Meghan McDonald love about her job? The opportunity to visit beautiful places around the state, to be out in the field during construction and work on challenging designs that keep people safe, and designing solutions that require out-of-the-box thinking. https://alltogether.swe.org/2019/04/a-day-in-the-life-of-mining-engineer-meghan-mcdonald/

Belt Creek’s comeback depends on treatment plant

For decades, discharges from the abandoned Belt Anaconda Coal Mine flowed into the creek, making it so acidic few fish can survive in it, says Bill Snoddy, a project manager for the Montana Department of Environmental Quality’s Abandoned Mine Lands Program… Read More