Mission

To advance responsible mining and use of minerals by catalyzing resources across The University of Arizona and our global network to: educate stakeholders on the importance of mineral resources and innovations in modern mining; attract the brightest minds from diverse disciplines to apply their talent to mineral resources challenges; develop the next generation workforce; and provide timely, integrated solutions to address real industry challenges.

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Staying safe and healthy in mining

Mine rescue training

Across the US, over 14,000 mines need safety and health-minded professionals. The Graduate Certificate in Mining Occupational Safety and Health at UArizona is adapting to the needs of working professionals.

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Focus on divergent voices

Mining Law Summit 2021

The annual UArizona Mining Law Summit returns this November 2021. The event, titled “The Future of Mining Law,” explores how various perspectives influence both the short- and long-term future of mining and mineral resources.

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Research, training, testing underground

students at the entrance of the SX mine

With its new decline, the University of Arizona’s San Xavier Mining Laboratory south of Tucson is about to become an underground proving ground for mining equipment and innovation center.

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