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VIDEO: Pilot-Scale Plant to Extract Rare Earth Elements in Heart of Coal Country

Mining engineering professor Rick Honaker recently launched a pilot-scale processing plant aimed at recovering rare-earth elements from coal and its byproducts in Webster County.

Novak and Agioutantis to Receive Awards at SME Annual Conference

Both will be recognized at the SME 2019 Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 121st National Western Mining Conference in Denver, Colorado, February 24-27, 2019. 

SME Norwood Chapter, UKERT, to Receive Awards at 2019 SME Annual Conference

Both organizations will be recognized at the SME 2019 Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 121st National Western Mining Conference in Denver, Colorado, February 24-27, 2019.

Department Spotlights

Abby Styer

As a high school senior, a University of Kentucky College of Engineering workshop altered the course of Abby Styer's life. Now, the mining engineering junior loves wearing a hard hat and blowing stuff up. 


Mining Engineering

Student

Fadi Qutaish

If you had asked Fadi Qutaish (BSMNG ’12) 10 years ago where he would be today, he never would have guessed working as a mine engineer in the United States.


Mining Engineering

Alumni

Jack Groppo

It is sometimes said that “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Jack Groppo, professor of mining engineering, heartily agrees, and he has three decades of “going through the trash,” so to speak, to prove it.


Mining Engineering

Faculty