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UA students compete in annual rock-drilling competition

Posted at 6:28 PM, Apr 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-21 21:28:44-04

Students at the University of Arizona participated in the annual mining competition today.

The event consists of engineering students using 130-pound drills to dig holes into a 20-ton rock.

The mining school is one of the original two schools at the UA dating back to 1888.