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Welcome New Corporate Roundtable Partners

March 2024


Thank you to Newmont for continued support of $100,000 as a Corporate Roundtable Partner.

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical expertise. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925. Their purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining.

January 2024


Welcome Equinox Gold as a NEW Corporate Roundtable Partner!

Equinox Gold was formed at the end of 2017 with the strategic vision of building a company that will safely and responsibly produce more than one million ounces of gold annually, bring long-term social and economic benefits to its host communities, create a safe and rewarding workplace for its employees and contractors, and provides above-average investment returns to its shareholders.  

Equinox Gold is a growth-focused gold producer with seven gold mines and a plan to more than double its gold production over the next few years by advancing a pipeline of development and expansion projects.

December 2023



Thank You to Caterpillar for renewing your support as a Corporate Roundtable Partner!

The mining industry is always looking for new ways to mine better - more efficiently and effectively, safely and sustainably, productively and profitably. Just as they have been for nearly 100 years, Caterpillar is here to help. They develop products, services, technologies and solutions for both surface and underground operations, and assemble mining-focused people and expertise to help address their challenges and meet their business needs.


Thank you to J.H. Fletcher for your continued support of the SME Foundation Corporate Roundtable Partnership

Since 1937, Fletcher has been engineering and manufacturing custom solutions for underground mining. Today, Fletcher products expand into a variety of industries. Through the decades, Fletcher has operated with a singular vision: to work with a vigilant focus on finding ways to improve mining and industrial processes and reducing risk for the people who work in those industries.

Welcome Somerset International as a NEW Corporate Roundtable Partner!

Somerset was founded in the US in 2008. Since then, Somerset has developed a range of leading edge technologies, systems and expertise in tailings management and resource recovery. Somerset has 20 operations globally and is established in the USA, Australia, Canada and Russia.

The Somerset team are specialists in resource recovery and tailings management with decades of experience in the global resources sector. Their team has successfully designed and implemented major materials handling and preparation projects from the design phase through all stages of development including commissioning and optimization. They have also operated and upgraded major materials handling facilities applying new technologies to deliver enhanced performance. This deep, hands on understanding means they are well placed to deliver the best results for your business.

November 2023

Thank you to Komatsu for your continued support of the SME Foundation Corporate Roundtable Partnership

Mining operations need collaborative partners they can trust who will empower them with quality, innovative
insights and offerings that leverage automation and electrification while providing the freedom of interoperability on an open platform. Komatsu is here to partner with you to deliver the equipment, technologies and solutions needed to help you reach their goals and help position the mining industry to meet the world’s need for minerals in increasingly sustainable ways.

September 2023

Thank You to Cementation for renewing your support as a Corporate Roundtable Partner!

Cementation is an underground mine contracting and engineering company, providing mine development and production services for Clients throughout the world. We are focused on safety and committed to our ultimate goal of zero harm within our operations.

We understand that mine owners are looking for safe work, engineering that adds value, and a contractor willing to work with them, and together meet budget and schedule challenges head on. Cementation is and has always been that contractor. Our best for project philosophy embodies all of these concepts.

Thank You First Majestic Silver for your continued support as a Corporate Roundtable Partner!

First Majestic Silver Corp (Ag) is a Canadian-based, fast growing mid-tier silver and gold producer with mines in Mexico and Nevada. The Company’s growth and development are backed by smart accretive merger and acquisition transactions, industry leading technological advancements and R&D. With an experienced Management team comprised of proven company and mine builders, shareholders are poised to capitalize on First Majestic’s exceptional organic growth plans and industry-leading silver exposure. We are a diverse and inclusive organization, committed to socially responsible mining and strive to become the world’s largest primary silver producer.

Welcome Flanders as a NEW $50,000 Corporate Roundtable Partner!

True experts in electrical machines, FLANDERS specializes in the development, manufacturing, integration, and deployment of advanced technologies for the world’s largest machines with electric rotating systems. Supporting mining operations with the FLANDERS ALL. We’ve developed significant innovations for heavy mining machines based on insights from decades of field service and motor repair for major surface and underground mining operations around the world. New technology R&D, design, engineering, custom-manufacturing, installations, rebuilds, emergency field service, lifetime maintenance—FLANDERS does it all.

August 2023

Thank you to Eriez for your continued support of the SME Foundation Corporate Roundtable Partnership

Established in 1942, Eriez is a global leader in separation technologies. Our commitment to innovation has positioned us as a driving market force in several key technology areas, including magnetic separation, flotation, metal detection and material handling equipment. The company’s 900+ employees are dedicated to providing trusted technical solutions to the mining, food, recycling, packaging, aggregate and other processing industries. Headquartered in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA, Eriez designs, manufactures, and markets on six continents through 12 wholly owned international subsidiaries and an extensive sales representative network.  

June 2023

Thank You to CONSOL Energy for renewing your support as a Corporate Roundtable Partner!

CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CEIX) is a Canonsburg, Pennsylvania-based producer and exporter of high-Btu bituminous thermal coal and metallurgical coal. It owns and operates some of the most productive longwall mining operations in the Northern Appalachian Basin. CONSOL's flagship operation is the Pennsylvania Mining Complex, which has the capacity to produce approximately 28.5 million tons of coal per year and is comprised of 3 large-scale underground mines: Bailey Mine, Enlow Fork Mine, and Harvey Mine. CONSOL recently developed the Itmann Mine in the Central Appalachian Basin, which has the capacity when fully operational to produce roughly 900 thousand tons per annum of premium, low-vol metallurgical coking coal. The company also owns and operates the CONSOL Marine Terminal, which is located in the port of Baltimore and has a throughput capacity of approximately 20 million tons per year. In additional to the ~584 million reserve tons associated with the Pennsylvania Mining Complex and the ~28 million reserve tons associated with the Itmann Mining Complex, the company controls approximately 1.3 billion tons of greenfield thermal and metallurgical coal reserves and resources located in the major coal-producing basins of the easter United States. Additional information regarding CONSOL Energy may be found at

Thank You JENNMAR for your continued support as a Corporate Roundtable Partner!

We are diversified manufacturer and services provider for above and below ground infrastructure that sets the standards in terms of quality and safety for our stakeholders. Our mission is total customer support and satisfaction. Our portfolio of brands are rebuilding America’s infrastructure. Because we understand the ever changing and demanding conditions above and below ground we have built the richest portfolio of diverse and complementary brands. From engineering to resin manufacturing, rolled-steel and drill-steel manufacturing, custom steel fabrication, precision wear parts, tools and bits, chemical roof support and sealing products, staffing solutions, transportation and more.

Thank You to Vulcan Materials Company for your support as a Corporate Roundtable Partner!

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates—primarily crushed stone, sand and gravel—and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials, including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. Our coast-to-coast footprint and strategic distribution network align with and serve the nation’s growth centers. 

April 2023


Thank you to Freeport-McMoRan for your continued support of $200,000 to the SME Foundation Corporate Roundtable Partnership.

Foremost in Copper Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. Freeport-McMoRan operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. The company is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers. Freeport-McMoRan’s portfolio of assets includes the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia, one of the world’s largest copper and gold deposits; and significant mining operations in North America and South America, including the large-scale Morenci minerals district in Arizona and the Cerro Verde operation in Peru. By supplying responsibly produced copper, the company is proud to be a positive contributor to the world well beyond its operational boundaries. Additional information about Freeport-McMoRan is available at

March 2023

Thank you to Rio Tinto for renewing your $50,000 Corporate Roundtable Partnership.

Rio Tinto is a mining and metals company operating in 35 countries around the world. Our materials are essential for the low-carbon transition. We have four product groups: Aluminium, Copper, Minerals and Iron Ore. These are complemented by our Development & Technology and Commercial groups, as well as our service and support functions.

January 2023

Thank You to RESPEC for your continued support as a Corporate Roundtable Partner!

Explore. Develop. Operate. Close & Reclaim. RESPEC’s integrated solutions mean clients worldwide trust us to partner with them and propel their mines forward with innovative, clear vision. RESPEC unites applied sciences with technology to solve any challenge in any market. Metals. Salt. Potash. Aggregates. Storage. Oil & Gas. RESPEC does it all. We study, test, and report. We plan and permit. We design roads and facilities. We monitor stability, creep, and water quality. We move data to dashboards. With RESPEC, clients get cutting-edge outcomes. RESPEC. Solving the Impossible.