Signup Deadline for the meeting is Tuesday, September 18th!
Dear SME Members and Guests, Please make plans to come out and see Mr. John L. Hinton from Alpharetta, GA, on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Founders Lodge at Camp Rock Eagle in Eatonton, GA. Mr. Hinton has been involved in mining in Georgia (and nation-wide) for over 40 years. You will hear an excellent presentation – "Talc Deposits in North Georgia" - and be able to meet a number of old friends and also meet new ones who share your interests in mineral processing. Please help keep these presentations possible in the future by taking an evening out to enjoy this talk. Put September 20, 2018 on your events calendar today. Check in and payment for the meeting are available at https://squareup.com/store/sme-ga-section. Thanks, Tom Hilderbrand SME Georgia Section Chair
Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration
Georgia Section Meeting Notice
A meeting of the SME Georgia Section will be held on September 20, 2018 at Founders Lodge at Rock Eagle, Eatonton, GA.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Social Hour
6:50 PM - 7:00 PM Environmental Issues Forum -- moderated by Dr. Sal Romero (Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Golder Associates Inc.).
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Dinner Served – Strawberry Spinach Salad, Chicken Breast Florentine, Wild rice, pencil green beans with lemon butter, Yeast rolls, and Cheese Cake with Fruit topping.
7:30 PM. – 7:40 PM Business Meeting – Announcements for Georgia Section SME.
7:40 PM - 8:30 PM Speaker: John L. Hinton, Mining Consultant, Georgia Minerals Co. / Hinton Corp., Alpharetta.
Talc Deposits in North Georgia
Recent core drilling in northwest Georgia's Murray County drilled through the Pre-Cambrian meta-sedimentary and meta-igneous rocks into the Conasauga shales of lower Cambrian age. General geology and short description of mines and prospect in the Chatsworth District. Mining, milling and processing along with uses of talc.
John L. Hinton
Mining consultant with 40 years of on-site experience versed in all aspects of surface mining and underground mining operations, mineral processing and marketing. Long range to end-of-life mine planning followed by detailed short range and day-to-day planning.
Georgia Marble Company/Jim Walter Corporation
1975 to 1987. Geologist and Mining Engineer.
Technical support to Georgia Marble divisions (Calcium Carbonate and crushed aggregate) and Jim Walter companies.
Georgia Minerals Company/Hinton Corporation
1988 to present. Mining Consultant.
Managing Partner – EvidenceLink, LLC.
COO – Belmont Sand and Gravel, LLC.
Certified Professional Geologist, Certified Licensed Private Detective
Federal High Explosive license (Principle)
NEW MEETING LOCATION – Rock Eagle 4-H Center – Founders Lodge
From Atlanta Take 1-20 East to Exit 114 (Madison). Turn right onto Highway 441 South. Follow Highway 441 South (12 Miles) to Rock Eagle 4-H Center (on the right). Turn right, then turn at the second right in approximately one mile and Founders Lodge will be on your right. Parking is in the rear.
From Macon Take US 129 North to Eatonton to Intersection with US 441 and go left, continue North on 129/441. Rock Eagle is approximately 10 miles north on the left. Turn left, then turn at the second right in approximately one mile and Founders Lodge will be on your right. Parking is in the rear.
From downtown Milledgeville go north on Columbia St. Take US 441 North from downtown for approximately 28 miles and look to your left for Rock Eagle. Turn left, then turn at the second right in approximately one mile and Founders Lodge will be on your right. Parking is in the rear.
Note: The cost for both members and guests is $30 per person. The cost for Students is $20. Those interested in attending please mail or fax, (478) 552-4105, their registration to Tom Hilderbrand (firstname.lastname@example.org; 478-552-3951, ext. 1237). Please make checks payable to SME Georgia Section. Complete and return this form and payment to: SME Georgia Section, P.O. Box 1056, Sandersville, GA 31082 or RSVP by no later than September 18, 2018.
Please keep your SME Georgia Section membership current. You can pay for dues, meeting registrations, and donations online through a service known as Square Up. We now have an online store set up for making credit card payments. Please follow this link to make safe, secure transactions: https://squareup.com/store/sme-ga-section.
You may also pay by cash, check, or credit card at the door.
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