SME Twin Cities Subsection
    2014/2015 Luncheons
    November 20, 2014 - Don't let crisis planning slide: Rio Tinto Kennecott Bingham Canyon Mine Landslide by Kyle Bennett and Heather Barnum
    January 15, 2015 - Luncheon TBD
    February 19, 2015 - Luncheon TBD

    ponsors for 2013/2014

    Want to Become a Sponsor?
    Learn more: Sponsor Fact Sheet
    Those who wish to become a sponsor may pay a $250 fee for the year beginning Oct 1.

    Change Registration

    Thank-you to our sponsors!

    Officers and Directors
    Vice Chair: Louis Rudnicki
    Secretary-Treasurer: Stacey Larsen
    Past Chair: Greg Beckstrom
    Director: Harvey Thorleifson
    Director: Erin Bruggeman
    Director: Dennis Martin
    Director: Ken Reid
    Director: Lee Petersen


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    The Gavel has been passed! :SME TC Past Chair Greg Beckstrom of AMEC passes the Gavel to SME TC Chair Bethany Erfourth of Barr - the Subsection remains in good hands!

    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.

    UMN SME Student Chapter

    2014 SME Student Chapter Awards

    2012 Conference on Silica Sand Resources

    Past Guest Speaker Luncheons

    Luncheon: May 7th, 2014
    Speaker: Professor Charles Fairhurst, UMN
    : Earth Resources Engineering

    January 16th, 2014
    Nicole Hoffman, Twin Metals Minnesota (TMM)
    Geology and mineralogy of the TMM Maturi deposit
    PowerPoint Presentation

    November 21, 2013
    Brad Moore, PolyMet Mining
    NorthMet project update

    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
    PowerPoint Presentation

    Luncheon: December 6, 2012
    Speaker: James Gusek, Golder Associates
    Topic: Innovative Methods for Mitigating Acid Rock Drainage
    PowerPoint Presentation