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of SME and the community it serves.

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Creating Global Prosperity campaign video


SME and the SME Foundation are proud to announce Creating Global Prosperity: The Campaign For Mining. As millions around the world rise to join the growing global middle class, the mining and minerals industry is providing the resources that drive economies and raise standards of living. Read more...


SME Foundation takes a leadership role in the future of mining

Generous corporate donors support SME Foundation programs and initiatives to secure the future of the industry read more

Thank you to our 2014 special donors

SMEF recognizes the contributions of our 2014 donors. read more

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When you make a tax-deductible contribution to the SME Foundation, you join many of your colleagues who want to keep the minerals industry strong so we can continue to improve the standard of living for people the world over.

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    Thank you 2015 Foundation Dinner Table Sponsors

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    Thank you SME Foundation "I ♥ Mining" Dinner Table Sponsors. Agapito Associates, Inc. Alliance...

SME National Events

  1. Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC)

    Jun 7 - 10
    New Orleans, LA, United States
  2. 2015 International Conference on Hoisting and Haulage

    Jun 21 - 25
    STOCKHOLM, Sweden
  3. Environmental Considerations in Energy Production Conference

    Sep 20 - 23
    Pittsburgh, PA, United States