The Department of mining machinery and equipment is one of the oldest at Karaganda State Technical University. The idea of indissoluble connection of the educational process with scientific researches founded and developed at the department, republican and international scientific – technical conferences with participation of scientists of leading universities annually. Over the years department has trained more than 14 doctors and 50 candidates of technical science, received more than 500 inventors certificates and patents. Department graduates will acquire knowledge in the design and operation of mining equipment, learn how to perform calculations for the design of details, refer to the technical documentation and standards of development efforts. Graduates of this speciality will always be in demand in the labor market.