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SME Foundation launches humanitarian program for mining communities

Jul 02, 2014

SME Foundation launches humanitarian program for mining communities

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Foundation (SMEF) has announced the launch of the Miners Give Back program, which aims to improve the lives of people in communities where mining is or has been an integral part. “As the largest ...

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SME Executive Director Kanagy earns rare Professional of the Year award

Jun 19, 2014

SME Executive Director Kanagy earns rare Professional of the Year award

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) announced Thursday that the Colorado Society of Association Executives (CSAE) has named SME Executive Director David L. Kanagy as the Association Professional of the Year. CSAE presents the award to a member who ...

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SME partners with donation-focused shopping site

Jun 06, 2014

SME partners with donation-focused shopping site

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration has announced that it is partnering with AmazonSmile, an online shopping website that donates 0.5 percent of the price of eligible purchases to a charitable organization. AmazonSmile is operated by Amazon and offers the ...

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SME, Doosan Portable Power, Eriez provide new resources (Information Library)

Jun 03, 2014

SME, Doosan Portable Power, Eriez provide new resources (Information Library)

Innovation-exploring publication The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration releases its publication, Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy -- 100 Years of Innovation. Based on information from the 2013 symposium “Innovation in Metallurgical Processing,” the publication features more than 75 subject-matter experts. ...

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SME member donates $1 million to SME Foundation

May 19, 2014

SME member donates $1 million to SME Foundation

One member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration plans to donate $1 million to the SME Foundation, the society announced last week. Robert S. Shoemaker’s donation will be used to support Ph.D. grants and general Foundation activities. Shoemaker has been ...

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Mining industry expected to lose 53% of skilled workers by 2029

Apr 16, 2014

Mining industry expected to lose 53% of skilled workers by 2029

The mining industry is expected to lose more than half of its skilled laborers by 2029, according to a report update released Wednesday from the Government and Public Affairs Committee of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME). The technical ...

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Student chapter sponsorships extend SME membership to universities worldwide

Apr 11, 2014

Student chapter sponsorships extend SME membership to universities worldwide

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration’s (SME) new international student chapter sponsorship program gives university students worldwide the chance to become SME student chapter members. Introduced during the society’s 2014 annual meeting, the program allows financially-challenged universities to participate by ...

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Explore financial issues in mining at SME’s Current Trends in Mining Finance Conference

Apr 03, 2014

Explore financial issues in mining at SME’s Current Trends in Mining Finance Conference

Industry professionals, mining executives and anyone else who works on the financial side of the aggregates industry have the opportunity this month to learn about issues affecting project finance, investment and strategic planning. The New York Section of the Society for ...

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SME’s Minerals Education Coalition to feature hands-on demos at upcoming S.T.E.M.-focused festival

Mar 26, 2014

SME’s Minerals Education Coalition to feature hands-on demos at upcoming S.T.E.M.-focused festival

The Minerals Education Coalition (MEC) program of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) has announced that it plans to feature hands-on demonstrations at its booth (#3222) at the third annual USA Science and Engineering Festival. The festival, slated for ...

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SME-endorsed safety initiative aims for zero fatalities in five years

Mar 19, 2014

SME-endorsed safety initiative aims for zero fatalities in five years

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) announced Wednesday that its Board of Directors voted last month to endorse a safety initiative that aims for zero fatalities and a 50-percent injury rate reduction in five years (0:50:5). Related: SME announces ...

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SME 2014 Annual Meeting attracts 22% more attendees than expected

Mar 13, 2014

SME 2014 Annual Meeting attracts 22% more attendees than expected

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) held its 2014 Annual Meeting, which attracted 6,722 attendees, Feb. 23-26 in Salt Lake City. The society says there were 22 percent more attendees at the meeting than it anticipated. John Hollenhorst of KSL-NBC-5 ...

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Boy Scouts to award first Mining in Society badges at SME Annual Meeting

Feb 25, 2014

Boy Scouts to award first Mining in Society badges at SME Annual Meeting

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will award the first Mining in Society merit badges Wednesday night at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Awards Dinner during the society’s 2014 Annual Meeting. BSA and SME jointly launched the badge this ...

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