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SME Conference to Showcase Industry Advances and Innovations

The conference takes place in Tucson in early December.

Powder Bulk Solids Staff

September 28, 2023

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The 2023 SME Arizona Conference will cover latest industry developments in the Southwest US and Mexico.Image courtesy of SME Conference

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration 2023 Arizona Conference is taking place December 3-4 in Tuscon. The Conference will platform advances, innovation, and growth in the mining industry of the Southwest US and Mexico.

The conference program covers the latest developments in regional mining and technical innovations in the areas of mining, geology, metallurgy, environment, and new projects. Special highlights include a Keynote Session featuring Michael Henderson, director of the Tailings Center at the Colorado School of Mines. The conference luncheon will include an address regarding sustainability in the primary copper industry from Krishna Parameswaran, consultant.

The Agenda includes:

  • Workshop: Controlling Acid Mist Pollution for Copper Electrowinning Facilities   

  • Workshop: Cultivating Trust: Building Bridges Through Psychological Safety    

  • Session: Mining - Geotechnical

  • Session: Mineral Processing

  • and more

“With Arizona now accounting for the most mineral production in the US, Tuscon has been an ideal destination for professionals and students across the region to convene each year,” said David L. Kanagy, SME executive director and CEO. “We truly look forward to hosting another successful conference marked by an exchange of ideas that sustain our way of life.”

Conference attendees will also network and engage during exciting events such as the University of Arizona SME Student Chapter 28th Annual Diggers and Duffers Golf Tournament. Proceeds from this event are used to provide meaningful professional and educational opportunities to the next generation of mining.

Additionally, the conference will cohost the Mining and Minerals Education Foundation’s 41st American Mining Hall of Fame Awards Banquet & Fundraiser. Other events and networking functions are also planned.

SME is comprised of mining and mineral industry professionals. More than 13,000 global members advance their careers with  world-class technical resources, educational programs, networking opportunities, and professional development tools from SME. Members are focused on sharing best practices for safety, environmental stewardship, and moving mining forward.

VIsit SME 2023 Arizona Conference for more information and to register.

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Powder Bulk Solids Staff

Established in 1983, Powder & Bulk Solids (PBS) serves industries that process, handle, and package dry particulate matter, including the food, chemical, and pharmaceutical markets.

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