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From: Brian Traweek [mailto:briantraweek@gmail.com] Sent: Monday, October 31, 2016 1:52 PM To: undisclosed-recipients: Subject: Mining in Society Merit Badge - Give us a Hand! All: We'll facilitate the Mining in Society merit badge again this year at Kings College in Wilkes-Barre on January 7, 2017, from 9 am to 1 pm. We teach more and more boys every year, so help us keep the expansion going by bringing some hands-on stuff for the Scouts to handle and discuss!! Some examples and ideas: --Chad is bringing the drone! This year we'll fly it and make a contour map of the Scouts standing together. --Let's bring in some mine drainage water and treat ...
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Thanks to everyone who joined us - we had a great time!
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Attached is a solicitation for 2015 scholarship applications. Please forward to anyone who might be interested. ​ The grants are for enrollment and attendance in an engineering or science program related to mining at a school in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. for more information see: http://community.smenet.org/anthracite/scholarships Scholarships are also available from the National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs for students who intend to work in mineland reclamation: http://www.naamlp.net/Scholorship/2015%20Scholarship%20Flier.pdf
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The Pennsylvania Anthracite Section Society for Mining Engineers conducted a course and display for the Boy Scouts of America “Mining in Society” Merit Badge at a Merit Badge College sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Council BSA at King’s College, Wilkes Barre, on January 10, 2015. More than 300 Scouts worked on some 30 merit badges during the day. The Mining in Society session was also part of the Mining History Week observance in Northeast PA. The course was organized by Brian Traweek, P.E., member SME and Troop 255 Scoutmaster, of Kaufman Engineering, Inc., Olyphant PA. Walt Kaufman, John Podgurski, Randy Wallett, and Mike Korb of the PA-Anthracite ...
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Penn State's mine rescue team is looking forward to competing in the 37th Annual International Intercollegiate Mining Competition being held in the spring of 2015 in Kalgoorlie, Australia. http://www.collegian.psu.edu/new
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This article appeared in the Hazelton Standard Speaker on July 4, 2014. View more photos from the 100th year Anniversary celebration in our photo gallery at http://community.smenet.org/anthracite/events/photogallery .
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The Pennsylvania Anthracite Section of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (AIME) celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding June 19th with a dinner meeting at the Valley Country Club, Sugarloaf. AIME was founded in 1871 by a group of 22 mining engineers (15 from Northeastern Pennsylvania) at a meeting in Wilkes-Barre. AIME has 4 Member Societies representing over 150,000 engineers worldwide, including SME. On February 17, 1914, the Pennsylvania Anthracite Section became a local chapter of SME/AIME. Troubadour Van Wagner entertained the 100+ attendees ...
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