May 2020 News

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Map Into the Void

For many mine sites around the world, the juxtaposition of a modern, open pit site with historic underground workings raises concerns of a potentially catastrophic hazard such as ground instability caused by the presence of old cavities underneath current mining operations. It is often the case that very little reliable mapping data survives from historic […] ...

Scanning the New Year for Inspiration

We at Carlson hope that you had a great 2019 and are poised and ready for another great year in 2020. Everything came and went so fast last year – we got cheated almost a whole week from Thanksgiving to Christmas and Wednesday is the worst day for Christmas and New Year’s Day. I have […] ...
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West Virginia University Students Take First Place in the 22nd Annual Senior Design Competition

Congratulations to all schools that participated in the 2019 Senior Design Competition! Selena Lewis, Robert Harless, and Michael Kalski from West Virginia University took 1st place. Chris Demaio, Luke Farinholt, and Eric Hakes from Virginia Tech took 2nd place. Nickolas Winter, Trey McGowan, and Sergio Castaneda from the University of Nevada, Reno took 3rd place. […] ...

Virginia Tech Students Take First Place in the 21st Annual Senior Design Competition

Congratulations to all schools that participated in the 2018 Senior Design Competition! Corey Hauck, Morgen Leake, and Clay Metcalf from Virginia Tech took 1st place. Mauricio Solorio, Roydydt Royo, and Evan Klouse from the University of Nevada, Reno took 2nd place. Jared Urcheck and Chad Martin from West Virginia University took 3rd place. The 1st […] ...

Carlson Software Senior Mine Design Webinar Series

What is it? This webinar series is designed to assist students at Mining Engineering universities who are using Carlson Software for their Senior Mine Design Project. Many students entering the senior design course have little or no experience with mine design software, meaning they must learn/re-learn the program(s). This can be a daunting task without proper guidance, […] ...
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West Virginia Students Win Carlson National Senior Design Competition

West Virginia University Students Take 1st Place in the 19th Annual Carlson Software National Senior Design Competition Congratulations to all of the schools that participated in the 2016 Carlson Software National Senior Mine Design Competition. Laura Nugent and Ethan Watson at West Virginia University took 1st Place. Shelby Allen, James Curl, Paul Jewell, Sam Middelstadt, Kathleen Tew, and Austin […] ...

Mining Industry Award for Carlson

Bruce Carlson Receives Mining Industry Recognition For his “perseverance for over 30 years to create the standard for software for geologic modeling, mine mapping and mine planning for coal and other bedded deposits,” the president of Carlson Software, R. Bruce Carlson, was recently awarded the Howard N. Eavenson Award by the Society for Mining, Metallurgy […] ...
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