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Five new Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) journal papers have just been published in Springer’s Online First. To read and download the papers for free, first log in on the SME website, then use the search function or return to this message and click on the https://doi link of the paper you wish to read or download. Follow these simple steps: (1) Go to www.smenet.org/login . Sign in with your email address and password. (2) Hover your mouse over "Publications and Resources" in the top banner. Click on "Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) Journal" in the pull-down menu. (3) Scroll down and click on the "Read the MME Journal Online" button, ...
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SME Foundation Benefit Truck Raffle In 2 weeks, someone will drive away from the  2020 MineXchange SME Annual Conference & Expo in a brand new truck....will it be you? Thanks to Empire CAT, one lucky person will win a   2020 GMC Sierra 2500 Crew Cab 4WD SLT Diesel truck with upgraded leather bucket seats   (or equivalent model). Only 5,000 tickets will be sold, so buy your tickets today. Tickets are one   (1) for $30.00 , or four   (4) for $100.00 . Ticket sales are online at   www. accelevents.com/e/smeftruck   with easy access and payment from any mobile phone, tablet, or computer. You can also text “ Raffle" to   205-619-3065. If ...
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Women In Tunneling features an exemplary female member of the tunneling industry each month in order to highlight the significance of having diversity in the underground field. For February 2020, we are proud to introduce Bade Sozer, Senior Associate at McMillen Jacobs Associates! Read our interview with Sozer below where she discusses her involvement in the industry, how she got started, and what we can do to attract more women to pursue careers in the tunneling and underground construction industry.  What is your actual involvement in the tunneling business? I am a Senior Associate at McMillen Jacobs Associates. I recently ...
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The Vol. 37, No. 1 (February 2020) issue of  Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration  (MME) is available online! To read and download the papers for free, first log in on the SME website, then use the search function or return to this message and click on the https://doi link of the paper you wish to read or download. Follow these simple steps: (1) Go to www.smenet.org/login . Sign in with your email address and password. (2) Hover your mouse over "Publications and Resources" in the top banner. Click on "Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) Journal" in the pull-down menu. (3) Scroll down and click on the "Read the MME Journal Online" button, ...
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Eight new  Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration  (MME) journal papers have just been published in Springer’s Online First! To read and download the papers for free, first log in on the SME website, then use the search function or return to this message and click on the https://doi link of the paper you wish to read or download. Follow these simple steps: (1) Go to www.smenet.org/login . Sign in with your email address and password. (2) Hover your mouse over "Publications and Resources" in the top banner. Click on "Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) Journal" in the pull-down menu. (3) Scroll down and click on the "Read the MME Journal ...
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Twenty-five new   Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration   (MME) journal papers have been published on Springer's Online First!  To read and download the papers for free, first log in on the SME website, then return to this message and click on the https://doi link of the paper you wish to read or download. Follow these simple steps: (1) Go to www.smenet.org/login . Sign in with your email address and password. (2) Hover your mouse over "Publications and Resources" in the top banner. Click on "Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) Journal" in the pull-down menu. (3) Scroll down and click on the "Read the MME Journal Online" button, ...
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The December 2019 Issue of the SME Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) journal is online! To read and download the papers for free, first log in on the SME website, then return to this message and click on the https://doi link of the paper you wish to read or download. Follow these simple steps: (1) Go to www.smenet.org/login . Sign in with your email address and password. (2) Hover your mouse over "Publications and Resources" in the top banner. Click on "Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) Journal" in the pull-down menu. (3) Scroll down and click on the "Read the MME Journal Online" button, which will bring you to the MME Springer website. ...
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New Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) journal papers have just been published on Springer's Online First!  To read and download these papers for free, first log in on the SME website, then return to this message and click on the https://doi link of the paper you wish to read or download. Follow these simple steps:  (1) Go to  www.smenet.org/login.  Sign in with your email address and password. (2) Hover your mouse over "Publications and Resources" in the top banner. Click on "Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) Journal" in the pull-down menu. (3) Scroll down and click on the "Read the MME Journal Online" button, which will bring you to ...
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The October 2019 Special Issue on Critical Minerals, Part I, of the SME Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) journal is online!  To get your free download of these papers: (1) Go to  www.smenet.org/login.  Sign in with your email address and password. (2) Hover your mouse over "Publications and Resources" in the top banner. Click on "Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) Journal" in the pull-down menu. (3) Scroll down and click on the "Read the MME Journal Online" button. To see published issues, click on "Browse Volumes & Issues" in the blue banner. Episyenites—Characteristics, Genetic Constraints, and Mineral Potential by E. Suikkanen ...
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Each month, Women In Tunneling will feature an exemplary female member of the tunneling industry. For October 2019, this particular trailblazer is Dawn Dobson, business development manager at Barnard Construction Company, Inc.! Read our interview with Wilson below all about her involvement in the industry, how she got started, and what we can do to bring more women into this exciting field.  1. What is your actual involvement in the tunneling business? Currently, I’m the business development manager for the underground group at Barnard Construction Company, Inc. I meet and keep in touch with clients and engineering firms not only to discuss upcoming ...
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Each month, Women In Tunneling will feature an exemplary female member of the tunneling industry. For September 2019, this particular trailblazer is Sarah Wilson, Principal at McMillen Jacobs! Read our interview with Wilson below all about her involvement in the industry, how she got started, and what we can do to bring more women into this exciting field.  What is your actual involvement in the tunneling business? - Designer since 1999 on transit, water, sewer, and wine cave projects, many of which have been in California, but also other locations such as Massachusetts and Puerto Rico. - Construction manager on transit and water projects in California ...
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Seven new Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) journal papers have just been published on Springer's Online First.  To get your free download of these papers: (1) Go to  www.smenet.org/login.  Sign in with your email address and password. (2) Hover your mouse over "Publications and Resources" in the top banner. Click on "Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) Journal" in the pull-down menu. (3) Scroll down and click on the "Read the MME Journal Online" button. To see published issues, click on "Browse Volumes & Issues" in the blue banner. Heap Leach Production Modeling: a Spreadsheet-Based Technique by  Mike Botz and John Marsden ...
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New  Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration  (MME) journal papers published in Springer's Online First: To get your free download of these papers: (1) Go to  www.smenet.org/login.  Sign in with your email address and password. (2) Hover your mouse over "Publications and Resources" in the top banner. Click on "Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) Journal" in the pull-down menu. (3) Scroll down and click on the "Read the MME Journal Online" button. To see published issues, click on "Browse Volumes & Issues" in the blue banner. Recovery of Iron Values from Discarded Iron Ore Slimes by Singh Rahulkumar Sunil, Veeranjaneyulu Rayapudi, Nikhil Dhawan Cite ...
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Each month, Women In Tunneling will feature an exemplary female member of the tunneling industry. For August 2019, this particular trailblazer is Erika Moonin, Engineering Project Manager of SNWA! Read our interview with Moonin below all about her involvement in the industry, how she got started, and what we can do to bring more women into this exciting field.  What is your actual involvement in the tunneling business? My involvement in the tunneling industry began in 2005 when the Southern Nevada Water Authority began planning the Lake Mead Intake No. 3 project. I was assigned as Project Manager to oversee planning, design, construction and commissioning ...
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Each month, Women In Tunneling will feature an exemplary female member of the tunneling industry. For June 2019, this particular trailblazer is Sanja Zlatanic, SVP of HNTB Corporation! Read our interview with Zlatanic below all about her involvement in the industry, how she got started, and what we can do to bring more women into this exciting field.  What is your actual involvement in the tunneling business? As chair of HNTB’s National Tunnel Practice, I am responsible for establishing and growing the firm’s professional services for tunnels and complex underground structures within the U.S. and select international infrastructure, transportation, transit ...
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Each month, Women In Tunneling will feature an exemplary female member of the tunneling industry. For May 2019, this particular trailblazer is Anna Kotas, a geotechnical engineer! Read our interview with Kotas below all about her involvement in the industry, how she got started, and what we can do to bring more women into this exciting field.  What is your actual involvement in the tunneling business? GeoTesting Express (GTX) is the top commercial rock mechanics labs in North America.  We are involved in all phases of the tunneling process with particular emphasis on the design phase of tunnels.  GTX performs a full-range of tests on rock, servicing ...
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Thank you to all who attended the 2019 Annual SME Foundation Gala Dinner and Silent Auction in Colorful Colorado. A great time was had by all. A special thanks to Wirewood Station for their outstanding entertainment. To view the red carpet Gala photos click here . Additional photos of the evening will follow shortly. The SME Foundation extends its sincerest gratitude to cocktail sponsor Metso Minerals Industries, wine sponsor Black & Veatch, and JH Fletcher & Co. who sponsored the $500 Amazon gift cards that were raffled off to five lucky winners that evening. The Silent Auction brought in over $16,000 in support of the programs funded by the Foundation. ...
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We invite you to join us for an exclusive Snowcat Ski for SME ! Don't miss this all day professionally-guided, private, back-country, snowcat ski/board fundraising trip on February 28, 2019 in Empire, CO. If you’ve never done anything like this, you’ll want to plan to attend. Limited seating, $700 ea.* Visit here for complete details, or email SMEcatski@gmail.com .   *Lunch is included. Strong skiing ability recommended. Transportation to outfitter, Powder Addiction is not included. All proceeds benefit the SME Foundation
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Happy Holidays! Wish you all the best in this 2019. Fatemeh Molaei, PhD student and myself from the MGE department at the University of Arizona, are working on a research on “The Positive Outcomes of D&I as a Business Strategy in the U.S. Mining Industry”. As part of our research we created a climate survey to measure the effectiveness of diversity policies and initiatives within the U.S. mining industry in terms of improving work environment, attraction and retention of diverse talent in the industry. Our goal it is to establish a baseline for future research in this area since there is null data that shows any metrics/results of where we stand as ...
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Don't miss out on "Copper 2019"! The deadline for abstracts is coming up FAST at the end of this week (Friday, Nov. 30)! To submit your abstract, go to:  http://com.metsoc.org  Here are the details: COM 2019 HOSTING  COPPER 2019 Date: August 18-21, 2019 Venue: Vancouver, Canada Deadline for abstracts: Friday, November 30, 2018 Description: MetSoc, the 58th annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM 2019) and CIM are honoured to host Copper 2019, marking a milestone in the International Copper Conference Series with the 10th Edition. The success and outcome of the Copper Conference is the work of the eight leading International Professional ...
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