SME, CIM host Safety In Mining symposium in Ontario

September 25, 2013

SME logoThe Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum (CIM) will host the 3rd annual Safety In Mining symposium October 20-22 at the Hilton Toronto in Ontario, Canada.

This year’s theme is “A Reliable Operation Is A Safe Operation.”

SME members who attend will receive a free copy of “Mine Health and Safety Management,” which focuses on behavior-based safety processes.

At the conference, four industry experts from MIRARCO, Barrick Gold Corp., Newmont Mining Corp. and the Office of Mine Safety and Health Research (NIOSH) will discuss how they improved safety performance, reliability and operations through process improvements and employee engagement.

Among the conference session topics are:

  • Leadership for an effective health and safety culture

  • Managing hazards and risks

  • Health and safety management systems

  • Creating a vision for reliability

  • Building blocks for successful reliability programs

  • Tools and technologies to enable reliability

  • Innovative thinking toward best practices in safety and reliability

  • Case studies in safety management and system reliability

For more information, or to register, visit

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