Four leading European universities in mineral engineering, namely Clausthal University of Technology, Montanuniversität Leoben, RWTH Aachen University and TU Bergakademie Freiberg, founded the European Rock Extraction Research Group (EUREG) to perform collaborative research and develop innovative approaches to rock fragmentation and excavation of valuable materials.

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21. Conference on Drilling and Blasting

Following the long tradition, the Institute of Mining organizes the 21st Conference on Drilling and Blasting (21. Kolloquium Bohr- und Sprengtechnik) in January 2019 in the Aula Academica of Clausthal University of Technology. Since 1976, around 300 visitors from the fields of drilling and blasting technology visited Clausthal every two years to exchange views on … Continue reading 21. Conference on Drilling and Blasting

Real-Time Simulation in Education and Research

Nowadays the digitalization is a global tendency affecting all spheres of human activities, including education and research ones. Following this tendency, TU Bergakademie Freiberg is implementing modern simulation technologies in order to bring about a better understanding by students of mining technologies and techniques, as well as to assist researchers in the development of new … Continue reading Real-Time Simulation in Education and Research

Smart Cutting Drum

In a new research project supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and in close collaboration with KRUMMENAUER Anlagenbau GmbH and CAE Software and Systems GmbH, the Institute for Advanced Mining Technologies (AMT) at RWTH Aachen is developing a newly designed smart cutting drum with integrated sensors for real time material … Continue reading Smart Cutting Drum

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