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
2018        Kinross Gold Corporation 
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