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What is the Southern Minnesota Subsection of SME All About?

The Subsection facilitates networking, supports career development, and encourages positive, objective communication regarding the significant role that mining plays in our society.


Southern Minnesota SME Luncheon Series
Metropolitan Ball Room, Golden Valley, MN - 11:30 pm to 1:00 pm (Talks begin at 12:00)

November 15, 2022

Minnesota's Titanium/Vanadium Deposits
George Hudak, Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI)

Over the past several years, the Natural Resources Research Institute and Process Research Ortech have collaborated on several mineral processing/hydrometallurgical studies to develop critical minerals-bearing products. This talk will focus on our collaborative development of a hydrometallurgical process flowsheet to produce high-purity iron-, titanium-, and vanadium-bearing products from a Minnesota critical metals-bearing oxide ultramafic intrusion.

Silica Mine Tour
Historic Silica Mine Tour



Iron Man
Chisholm, Minnesota