GREENVILLE, S.C. (June 3)—The Michelin Earthmover Group has announced its first Michelin Mining Essay Contest. The tire maker will offer two prizes of $3,000 each for the best essays from full-time students enrolled in mining-specific fields of study at accredited universities.
The topic is: What major advancements in surface mining methods and technology will be used in the next 10 years, especially those that relate to safety and productivity? Michelin wants completed application forms, typed essays and transcripts by Oct. 31, and will announce the winners in December. For more information, contact www.michelinearthmover.com.