Corporate Donor Clubs

Corporate Donor Circles

Each year new contributors are recognized in Mining Engineering and honored at a special award ceremony during the SME Foundation Annual Gala Dinner at the SME Annual Conference & Expo. We sincerely thank our Corporate Donors for selecting the SME Foundation as their cause to champion.  
          


Ruby Circle - Corporate donors who reach a cumulative amount of $100,000
2017        Cloud Peak Energy
                Fluor Corporation
2016        Royal Gold, Inc.
2014        Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
                CONSOL Energy
                Joy Global, Inc
2013        Murray Energy Corporation
                Rio Tinto/Kennecott Utah Copper, LLC
2012        Barrick Gold of North America
                Caterpillar Global Mining
                Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
                J.H. Fletcher & Co.
                Newmont Mining Corporation
                Peabody Energy
                Seeley W. Mudd Fund
                Vulcan Materials Company

Emerald Circle -  Corporate donors who reach a cumulative amount of $500,000
2015       Caterpillar Global Mining
               Newmont Mining Corporation
2013       Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
2012       Mining & Metallurgical Society of America (MMSA)

 

Sapphire Circle - Corporate donors who reach a cumulative amount of $1 million
2015       Freeport-McMoRan Inc.

  


 
Diamond Circle - Corporate donors who reach a cumulative amount of $2 million

 

 

  

Pinnacle Circle
- Corporate donors who reach a cumulative amount of $5 million