Welcome to the
Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining Website

Head of Department:

Dr. Takis Katsabanis

Goodwin Hall

25 Union Street, room354

Kingston ON

K7L 3N6

613 533 2230 (phone)

613 533 6597 (fax)



Accessible Documents


The Mining Department is committed to building an inclusive campus community with accessible services that respect the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities.


Academic information on program requirements, course selection, regulations and registration is available in an accessible format on request. Please contact us in one of the following ways.


E-mail: Undergraduate Matters or Graduate Matters

Phone:(613) 533 2230

In Person: Goodwin Hall, room 354


News & Events

Pictures from the Iron Ring Ceremony and the Fur Cup: Click Here


Update on recent activities in the Department: Click Here.


The Allied Nevada Professorship in Surface Mine Planning & Design was established in 2013 with a $2million donation from Allied Nevada Gold Corporation. Click here for the whole story.


Mining Orientation was on Thursday, January 23rd and was a very successful event. We had the most 1st year students attending to date. Click here to see some photos of the event.

Students attend the CMP conference in Ottawa on January 22nd and 23rd. Click here for more details.


Mine Rescue 2014


Ontario Mine Rescue, now part of Workplace Safety North, Walter Adler and Tim Taylor came to campus to teach the rudiments of Mine Rescue to some of our stud nets.

Click here for more information and Pictures.



Queen's New Centre

Grad & Undergrad

For information on T.A. and T.F. jobs the Department has and instructions,

Click Here.


MASc. and PH.D. Graduate Opportunities for openings for 2014/2015 graduate studies Click Here


IT Support Information: Click Here

Important Dates

November 29th
Fall Term ends.

December 4 - 19
Final Exam Period


January 6th
Winter term classes begin.


January 23rd
Mining Orientation


Web Mail Access: click here