Any industrial agglomeration is a territory, not only with a high concentration of industrial facilities, but also with high population density. This, in turn, is an essential prerequisite to problems associated with the large volume of waste consumption. To solve these problems it is necessary not only to improve the technology for processing different kinds of waste, but also to establish a system by their rapid collection and transport.
Formation and transformation stages of computer science and computer technologies department of mining institute are considered. The characteristic of educational and research work at the department and its contribution to the task of efficiency increasing of mining production is showed. The tasks of department at the present stage are defined.