SME Twin Cities Subsection

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

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SME Minnesota Section
SME Northern Minnesota Subsection




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On May 6. 2015, UMN Regent David McMillan presented UMN TC SME Student Chapter awards: the Don Yardley Award to Jared Mullenbach: the Ernie Lehmann Award to Sophie Kasahara; the Gene Pfleider Award to Kendra Fallon; & the Gust Bitsianes Award to Garrett Deick. Congratulations, students!


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

2015 Student Reports
 

SME Twin Cities/Wisconsin Annual Conference
October 7-8, 2014, Plaza Hotel
Eau Claire, Wisconsin


2013 SME Twin Cities Annual Conference
Tuesday September 17, 2013
The conference focused on Silica Sand & Construction Aggregate Resources of the Upper Midwest. It was presented by the SME Twin Cities Chapter in cooperation with the Aggregate & Ready Mix Association of Minnesota


2012 Conference on Silica Sand Resources
October 1-3, 2012

SME Twin Cities Subsection 2011 Annual Conference
Holiday Inn Metrodome, Minneapolis; Thursday, October 27th, 2011


Past Guest Speaker Luncheons


Luncheon: May 6, 2015 - Student Awards Luncheon
Speaker: Jennifer Engstrom, MN DNR
Topic: Environmental Review & Permitting of Mining in MN

Luncheon: March 26, 2015
Speaker: Dean Rossell, Rio Tinto
Topic: Tamarack Update

Luncheon: February 19, 2015
Speaker: Patrick Huston, P.E., MnDOT
Topic:
Highway 53 Relocation:  Who, why, where, what and what next

Luncheon
:
January 15, 2015
Speaker: 
Joe Henderson, Program Manager, Mine Permitting and Coordination Section; MN DNR
Topic: Coordination of Mine Permitting in MN

Luncheon
:
November 20, 2014
Speakers: 
Heather Barnum and Emily Hyland, HDR Engineering, Inc.
Topic Don't let crisis planning slide: Rio Tinto Kennecott Bingham Canyon Mine Landslide
PowerPointPresentation

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

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

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
PowerPoint Presentation

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


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