Tags: Society for Mining Metallurgy and Exploration

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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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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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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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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SME joins three mining organizations to form international partnership

Oct 31, 2013

SME joins three mining organizations to form international partnership

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME), along with three other mining organizations, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish the Global Mineral Professionals Alliance (GMPA). The partnership allows all participating societies to have access to education, ...

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