Division of Mining and Rock Engineering

The research subject Mining and Rock Engineering comprises the mechanical and physical properties and the behaviour of rock and rock masses, design of rock constructions, blasting, fragmentation, tunneling, mining and maintenance of rock constructions.

The subject covers fundamental as well as applied experimental and theoretical studies, development of models and applications within mining, tunneling, storage and production of energy.

The division comprises the centre of Exellence: Swebrec - excellence for explosives, and the division is connected to Centre of Advanced Mining and Metallurgy - Camm and Hjalmar Lundbohm Research Centre (HLRC).