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Caterpillar is sponsoring a new partnership with South Dakota Mines that explores technologies such as autonomous robotic mining, cutting edge software used to manage mining and construction operations, and new equipment that increases efficiency and safety.

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Monday, October 5, 2020
Gamma Biosciences has announced that it acquired South Dakota Mines’ spinoff company Nanopareil, LLC.   
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
In its 2021 rankings, the organization College Factual places South Dakota Mines as the best engineering school for the money out of 319 similar institutions across the United States.  
Thursday, September 24, 2020
South Dakota Mines is home to a new Junior Bladesmithing Championship the competition is open to high school students across the nation who can produce a blade by hand-hammering or trip-hammer forging.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Enrollment at South Dakota Mines is down slightly this year. The relatively steady numbers at South Dakota Mines are a testament to the value of a Mines degree. 
Monday, September 21, 2020
South Dakota Mines 2020 Fall Career Fair is being held virtually for the first time. Mines career fairs are generally attended by over 1,000 students and moving the event to a virtual format reduces COVID-19 spread.  
Monday, September 21, 2020
South Dakota Mines alumnus Henry Wegehaupt has launched a business to develop an automated feeding system for cattle that is affordable for the small family farm. 
Thursday, September 17, 2020
South Dakota Mines has added Doug Parrow as the new campus police chief. 
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