A 5.6 magnitude earthquake centered near Dillon on July 25, 2005 did not affect the Berkeley Pit. There was no Pit wall sloughing or change in the water levels in the Berkeley Pit, the underground mine shafts, the alluvial aquifer wells, or the majority of the bedrock monitoring wells. However, two bedrock monitoring wells (A&B) showed changes. Well A showed […]

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Meet the 2005 Science Fair Award Winners

Each year the Berkeley Pit Public Education Committee awards $50 savings bonds to grade-school students and a $250 savings bond to one high school student who compete in the Montana Tech Science and Engineering Fair. To qualify for the awards, the science fair project must explore a topic related to the Berkeley Pit or a mine waste cleanup technology. Sam […]

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