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Mining University will be the site for the geographical dictation
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Mining University will be the site for the geographical dictation

On Sunday, November 14, at 11:00 local time in all regions of the country will be held All-Russian Geographical Dictation. This year, representatives of 109 countries will be able to assess their knowledge at several thousand sites. One of them will be the Gornyak Multifunctional Complex.

Mining University Raising Future Scientific Elite
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Mining University Raising Future Scientific Elite

Young scientists who entered St. Petersburg Mining University’s postgraduate school this year began their studies with a two-week scientific and educational course called "Basic Competencies of a Graduate Student. Forpost decided to find out what its idea is and how it will affect the quality of promising research.

The second stage of the summer schools started at Mining University
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The second stage of the summer schools started at Mining University

The students who completed their studies at the summer schools of St. Petersburg Mining University passed the baton to their peers from other universities. They were succeeded by 103 people from 25 higher educational institutions, members of the Nedra Consortium.

Will Russian students who received a European diploma go to the West?
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Will Russian students who received a European diploma go to the West?

Four students of St. Petersburg Mining University have defended their Master’s degree theses under the triple diploma program “Modern methods of development of mineral resources.” Now each of them will become the owner of three certificates of higher education at once: from the Freiberg Mining Academy (Germany), the Leoben Mining University (Austria), and their alma mater.

Rumors of coal’s “Mminent death” were greatly exaggerated
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Rumors of coal’s “Mminent death” were greatly exaggerated

The cost of coal in Europe passed the mark of $120 per ton, and in Asia - $130. Such high prices have not been recorded on the stock exchanges for about ten years, and experts warn: this is not the limit. The demand for the resource will continue to grow, and if the specialized companies do not increase the level of production, then the quotes will be doomed to further growth.

The contest of young scientists in St. Petersburg has come to an end
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The contest of young scientists in St. Petersburg has come to an end

More than a thousand undergraduate and graduate students from 48 countries took part in it. Most of them made presentations of their projects in the online format, but delegates from Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan came to the city on the Neva in person.

Caterpillar Plans to Develop Cooperation with Mining University
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Caterpillar Plans to Develop Cooperation with Mining University

A delegation of Caterpillar – one of the world's largest construction-equipment manufacturing corporations – headed by Regional Director for Eurasia and the Middle East Markus Gebauer paid a working visit to Saint Petersburg Mining University. During the meeting with Rector Vladimir Litvinenko, the top manager discussed the future development of the Cat research and educational centre, which was set up in the partner university a year ago.

In St. Petersburg they argued about the causes of the Fukushima accident
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In St. Petersburg they argued about the causes of the Fukushima accident

The leitmotif of almost all debates on the introduction of environmentally friendly methods of extraction, processing, and use of raw materials is the discussion of technologies not even of tomorrow, but of the day after tomorrow. At the same time, insufficient attention is paid to the innovations that are available right now. Such a conclusion was made by the experts who took part in the panel discussion “Environment and technical progress: balance of interests.” It was held at St. Petersburg Mining University as part of the forum contest for young scientists “Topical Issues of Subsoil Use.” The conference brought together over a thousand students, postgraduate students, and experts from 48 countries.

A large-scale competition of young scientists started in St. Petersburg
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A large-scale competition of young scientists started in St. Petersburg

More than a thousand graduate and postgraduate students from flagship Russian and foreign technical universities participated in it. They will present the results of their scientific research related to increasing the efficiency of mining and energy companies as well as reducing the anthropogenic impact on ecosystems.

Mining University students learned the price of gold
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Mining University students learned the price of gold

Mining University hosted a career day for the leader of Russian gold mining and one of the largest gold producers in the world, Polyus. The students were not only told about the prospects of the corporation's development but were also invited to take an internship at one of its business units.