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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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Boy Scouts of America launches Mining in Society merit badge

Feb 19, 2014

Boy Scouts of America launches Mining in Society merit badge

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced Wednesday the launch of the BSA’s Mining in Society merit badge. SME led the development of the new merit badge, which the society says “aligns ...

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SME announces first Congressional Fellowship recipient

Feb 14, 2014

SME announces first Congressional Fellowship recipient

The Board of Directors and the Government and Public Affairs Committee of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) announced Wednesday that Joshua Hoffman, Ph.D., P.E., of Lexington, Kentucky is the first recipient of the SME Mining Engineering Congressional ...

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Komatsu, SME, Rain for Rent offer new apps

Feb 07, 2014

Komatsu, SME, Rain for Rent offer new apps

Fleet-monitoring app Komatsu America’s has introduced an app that allows owners to see critical machine information from the Komtrax fleet monitoring system. Available for Apple or Android smartphones, allows users to locate assets; identify hours worked, idle time and fuel consumption; ...

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SME announces first recipient of Health and Safety Individual Excellence Award

Jan 30, 2014

SME announces first recipient of Health and Safety Individual Excellence Award

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration’s (SME) Health and Safety Committee has announced that H.L. Boling is the the first recipient of its Health and Safety Individual Excellence Award. Established in 2013, the award is among SME’s newest annual awards, ...

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SME to introduce new annual awards program at annual meeting

Jan 15, 2014

SME to introduce new annual awards program at annual meeting

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration’s (SME) health and safety committee will introduce a new annual awards program at the organization’s annual meeting February 23-26 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The new awards program will have three categories: operational excellence, ...

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Virginia Tech student chapter wins SME student membership challenge

Jan 09, 2014

Virginia Tech student chapter wins SME student membership challenge

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) has announced that the SME student chapter of Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University won its 2013 student membership challenge with 114 total members. The SME Student Chapter Fall Membership Challenge is an ...

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Industry groups to present St. Barbara’s Day Award

Dec 09, 2013

Industry groups to present St. Barbara’s Day Award

Industry members will honor Barbara A. Filas on Tuesday for her contributions to mining. The Colorado Mining Association (CMA), the Denver Gold Group (DGG) and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) on Tuesday will host the 2013 St. Barbara’s ...

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SME offers first Mining Engineering Congressional Fellowship

Nov 25, 2013

SME offers first Mining Engineering Congressional Fellowship

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration will introduce its first Mining Engineering Congressional Fellowship in Washington, D.C. during the 2014-2015 legislative season. The SME Mining Engineering Congressional Fellowship offers a seasoned mining expert the opportunity to make a positive impact ...

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Aggregates contribute $52.3 billion to U.S. GDP

Nov 22, 2013

Aggregates contribute $52.3 billion to U.S. GDP

The aggregates sector contributes $52.3 billion each year to the real gross domestic product (GDP) in the U.S., according to a new report from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME). The report, a technical briefing paper called “Industrial Minerals’ ...

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Keynote panel at SME’s Annual Meeting to address mining partnerships

Nov 15, 2013

Keynote panel at SME’s Annual Meeting to address mining partnerships

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) 2014 Annual Meeting and Exhibit will feature a keynote session that focuses on collaborations in the minerals industry. The session, “Community Engagement: Building Partnerships for Mining,” will be moderated by a panel of ...

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