SME Twin Cities Subsection
SME Duluth Conference
April 22-23, 2014
SME Student Awards & Charles Fairhurst to speak at
SME Twin Cities luncheon on May 7th
ponsors for 2013/2014
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Learn more: Sponsor Fact Sheet
Those who wish to become a sponsor may pay a $250 fee for the year beginning Oct 1.
Thank-you to our sponsors!
What is the SME Twin Cities Subsection All About?
The SME Twin Cities Subsection facilitates networking, supports career development, and encourages positive, objective communication regarding the significant role that mining plays in our society.
Want to Become a Member?
SME Twin Cities Members pay $10 per year and obtain a $5 discount off of each luncheon fee. Our membership year begins October 1, and payments may be made when you register for lunch.
1929 - 2013
Lehmann has been prospecting for, researching and promoting Northeastern Minnesota’s mineral wealth for more than a half-century, especially focusing on the Duluth Complex and its deposits of copper, nickel, gold, platinum and other valuable metals."
Memorials are preferred to the Science Museum of MN, or the donor's choice.
Learn about what our SME Twin Cities Student Chapter has been up to!
Past Guest Speaker Luncheons
Luncheon: January 16th, 2014
Speaker: Nicole Hoffman, Twin Metals Minnesota (TMM)
Topic: Geology and mineralogy of the TMM Maturi deposit
Luncheon: November 21, 2013
Speaker: Brad Moore, PolyMet Mining
Topic: NorthMet project update
Luncheon: February 7, 2013
Speaker: Dennis Martin, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Lands and Minerals
Topic: Nonferrous Metallic Mineral Exploration Activities 1966 through 2011
Luncheon: December 6, 2012
Speaker: James Gusek, Golder Associates
Topic: Innovative Methods for Mitigating Acid Rock Drainage
Officers and Directors
Chair: Greg Beckstrom
Vice Chair: Bethany Erfourth
Secretary-Treasurer: Louis Rudnicki
Past Chair: Harvey Thorleifson
Director: Erin Johnson
Director: Dennis Martin
Director: Ken Reid
Director: Stacey Larsen