University of Saskatchewan hosts the 2015 Canadian Mining Games

Teams of engineering students from 10 post-secondary institutions from across Canada will come together in Saskatoon this week to compete in the 2015 Canadian Mining Games. Media are invited to attend as College of Engineering students participate in academic challenges and hands-on competitions.

By Jennifer Thoma
Each year the Canadian Mining Games are held at participating mining engineering universities across Canada. This year teams of 12 students from each university compete in 25 events from Feb. 19 to 21.

Events are located at various venues throughout Saskatoon. An event schedule can be found at:

The event is considered mining's version of the NHL Top Prospects Game and is used by sponsors to network with future graduates and observe them interacting and competing with their peers.


For more information, contact:

Tanner Edwards
Co-Chair 2015 Canadian Mining Games
U of S Geological Engineering student