SME to hold annual conference in Salt Lake City | Mining


The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration is returning in person to Salt Lake City for its 2022 conference.

The annual MINEXCHANGE 2022 PME conference and exhibition is expected to bring together more than 5,500 mining industry professionals from around the world. Held from February 27 to March 2 at the Salt Palace Convention Center, this event is dedicated to all disciplines of mining and mining engineering and will feature a wide variety of technical sessions.

“We are delighted to be returning to Salt Lake City for our annual conference and exhibition,” said David L. Kanagy, Executive Director and CEO of SME. “Utah provides many raw materials that support countless sectors of the marketplace, from communications and transportation to power and electronics, recreation and agriculture, the clothes we wear and the cars we wear. we drive. Utah has mineral deposits in nearly every one of its counties, and the economic viability provided by these resources adds to the strength of the entire nation.

The MINEXCHANGE 2022 Annual Conference and Exhibition for SMEs offers professional development options focused on the knowledge mining professionals need to grow with the industry. Mining and minerals professionals will learn about advancements in innovation, the critical role rare earth elements play in shaping mining for the next decade and managing the use of water. water and waste throughout the life cycle of the project.

The planned programming will include numerous technical sessions and seven short courses, as well as more than 600 booths on the exhibition floor, main sessions and the Move Mining competition.