Technical Interest Groups

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Underground Ventilation (UVC)  

The purpose of the UVC is to promote engineering interest and technological progress in the ventilation of mines, tunnels and other subsurface openings. The UVC accomplishes its purpose by conducting technical sessions at SME-AIME meetings, sponsoring the U.S. Mine Ventilation Symposium with host universities and other organizations, and soliciting papers for publication in Mining Engineering and SME transactions and proceedings. The UVC offers an affiliation home for SME members engaged in the practice of underground ventilation. In these ways the UVC seeks to encourage research, education, publications, and technology transfer in the field of underground mine ventilation.

To join this group, please contact the group Admin.

  last person joined 28 days ago

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Mining Health & Safety Open Forum  

This open forum welcomes all Health & Safety professionals to exchange information and ask questions for the advancement of the best health and safety practices.

  last person joined 17 days ago

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Bulk Material Handling Group  

The SME BMH discussion group is represented by operators, suppliers, consultants and individuals. The membership is open to all those who are interested in bulk material handling.
Objective/Mission:
To enrich the Bulk Material Handling (BMH) group through networking, advancing knowledge, educational programs, research and development, career development, influencing and nurturing young professionals for the benefit of the our society.
The SME BMH Committee is designed to develop, facilitate and nurture meaningful and practical discussions on all facets of bulk material handling with the objective of promoting strong, sustainable relationships with all the stakeholders globally.
Benefits:
• Opportunities for networking of professionals in the BMH domain
• Advancement of knowledge through many educational and technical forums, classes
• Problem solving through interaction with end-user, vendor, research institutions and others
• Show case of technology and practical solutions through trade shows, technical and poster sessions
• Career opportunities through networking for students

  last person joined 2 months ago

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Perception of Mining  

This volunteer group is focused on helping change the public perception of mining. Led by 2015 SME President J. Steven Gardner, this group is a subcommittee of the Outreach Committee. Please contact Steve if you have any questions, and join us today if you would like to participate in this group!

  last person joined one month ago

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Valuation Standards Tutorials  

The SME Valuation Standards group was created to share presentations and documents in order to supplement the Appraisal Foundation's Unifrom Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) within which the Real Property Appraisal Standards closely align with the SME Valuation Standards. The SME Valuation Standards are recommended as a minimum set of standards and guidelines for reporting valuations of mineral properties (including petroleum properties) for public and private uses.

  last person joined 19 days ago

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UCA Young Members  

UCA Young Members strives to enhance the visibility of the Tunneling and Underground Construction industries with talented young minds throughout the United States. Additionally, UCAYM is committed to providing resources to develop the professional careers of its members already within the industry. View our website and join us today!

  last person joined 28 days ago

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Maintenance  

All members are welcome to join this group to discuss and learn about effective maintenance.
Maintenance posts should:
• Be useful to mining manager’s oversight responsibilities.
• Be practical enough for maintenance managers to gain value in their application.

  last person joined 2 months ago

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Women in Tunneling  

Traditionally a male-dominated industry, tunneling is slowly beginning to attract more women as engineers, project managers, writers, and more. The number of women working in tunneling has increased in recent years, and we want to maintain the trend.
By gathering, networking, and spreading our message, we hope to bring light to the importance of women in tunneling, and find ways to encourage more women to get involved in this exciting field.

  last person joined 3 days ago

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ADTI-MMS  

Acid Drainage Technology Initiative - Metal Mining Sector

  last person joined 4 years ago

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WFEO Task Force  

The World Federation of Engineering Organizations is an international, non-governmental organization representing the engineering profession worldwide. This WFEO Task Force is focused on Mining and Sustainability

  last person joined 3 years ago

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