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    • 29 Mar 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Hexagon Mining office in Tucson

    Women In Mining (WIM) will be hosting their “Inaugural Event”

    Date and Location: March 29th, 2019 5-7pm at the Hexagon Mining office in Tucson. 

    More information on the event details can be found on the flyer below.

    They will count with an excellent panel discussion of industry leaders: 

    1. David Rea, General Manager- Caterpillar 

    2. Katherine Arnold, Director of Environmental - Hudbay 

    3. Brittany Varela, Operations Manager - FMI 

    Moderated by Brad Ross, Director IMR UA More information on the WIM AZ membership benefits, goals and strategic plan will be detailed at our Inaugural Event. 

    Check out their website and social media platforms: www.womeninmining.us




    Past Events

    13 Mar 2019 Sharing Critical Controls – The Next Advance in Safety Improvement
    06 Mar 2019 Save The Date: 6th Annual Mining Day at the Capitol
    13 Feb 2019 Update on the Freeport-McMoRan Lonestar Project in Safford
    09 Jan 2019 Rehabilitation of Resolution Copper's No. 9 Shaft
    09 Nov 2018 2018 Annual Scholarship Fundraiser
    10 Oct 2018 Utilizing sUAS in Modeling, Measurement, and Blast Design
    12 Sep 2018 Project Update on Arizona Minerals/South32 Hermosa Project
    08 Aug 2018 Safer Mine Surveying with Drones
    11 Jul 2018 MineBLAST 2018
    13 Jun 2018 Mining AZGS Mining Data Site
    09 May 2018 New Exploration of Arizona Porphyry Copper Deposits
    21 Apr 2018 22nd Annual SME Operators' BBQ at UA San Xavier Mining Lab
    14 Mar 2018 Construction and Commissioning of the Moss Mine
    14 Feb 2018 The Lithium Rush - Searching for the World's Lightest Metal
    10 Jan 2018 Integrated Solutions for Mining’s Greatest Risks – Update for the Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources
    03 Dec 2017 SME Arizona Conference 2017
    08 Nov 2017 Freeport's Morenci Operations Update
    28 Oct 2017 2017 Annual Scholarship Fundraiser
    13 Sep 2017 UA Mining & Geological Engineering: Outlook for Innovation, Collaboration and Talent with Dr. John Kemeny
    09 Aug 2017 Resolution Copper Update with Andrew Lye, Project Director
    12 Jul 2017 MineBLAST 2017
    14 Jun 2017 Protests or Progress? Relating to Your Public in a Complicated World: A Crash Course in External Relations presented by Adam Hawkins
    10 May 2017 Florence Copper Project Update with Dan Johnson
    22 Apr 2017 2017 SME Operators' BBQ at UA San Xavier Mining Lab
    08 Apr 2017 2017 SME Tour of Caterpillar's Tinaja Hills Facility
    08 Mar 2017 Freeport's Sierrita Operations Update with David Rhoades
    19 Feb 2017 2017 SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 119th National Western Mining Conference
    08 Feb 2017 Lessons Learned from the Bingham Canyon Manefay Slide with Brad Ross
    11 Jan 2017 Planning for Safety and Compliance in 2017: What you need to know from MSHA, OSHA & State Mine Inspector
    09 Nov 2016 Caterpillar Global Mining - Surface Mining & Technology Division with John Oliver
    22 Oct 2016 2016 Scholarship Fundraiser at Savoy Opera House
    14 Sep 2016 Excelsior Mining-Gunnison and Johnson Camp Update with Stephen Twyerould, CEO
    10 Aug 2016 OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission to Bennu: Reaching New Horizons
    13 Jul 2016 MineBLAST 2016
    08 Jun 2016 Arizona Mining - Hermosa Project and Taylor Deposit Updates with Don Taylor, COO, Arizona Mining
    11 May 2016 Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Moly Operations Update with Harry 'Red" Conger, President and COO for Americas & Africa Mining
    03 May 2016 Mining Appreciation Dinner & IDEAS 2016 Conference at Port of Tucson
    23 Apr 2016 2016 Annual Spring Meeting Field Trip
    09 Apr 2016 2016 SME Operators' BBQ at U of A San Xavier Mining Lab
    09 Mar 2016 Retrofit of Converter Operations at ASARCO's Hayden Smelter with Joseph Wilhelm & Jack Garrity
    10 Feb 2016 Cupric Canyon Capital’s Kalahari Copper Belt Development & Factors that Impact the Long Term Copper Market with Tim Snider
    13 Jan 2016 Mine Tailing Drainage: A Bottoms Up Approach Using HDD Drilling and Installation Methods
    06 Dec 2015 SME Arizona Conference 2015
    11 Nov 2015 Agnico Eagle Mines - Carol Plummer
    17 Oct 2015 2015 Scholarship Fundraiser at Savoy Opera House
    09 Sep 2015 UA Department of Mining & Geologic Engineering Update with Dr. John Kemeny
    12 Aug 2015 Production from Arizona Mineral Districts as Categorized by Geochemistry and Geologic Time by Jan Rasmussen
    08 Jul 2015 MineBLAST 2015
    10 Jun 2015 Grasberg Block Cave Shaft Development
    13 May 2015 Geology of Ore Deposits - Dr. Spencer Titley
    18 Apr 2015 SME Operators' BBQ at U of A San Xavier Mining Lab
    11 Mar 2015 Lhoist Industrial Minerals Mining Operations
    11 Feb 2015 Workforce Development Challanges
    14 Jan 2015 Mining and Sustainable Development: Oxymoron or RX for a Bright Future?
    07 Dec 2014 SME 2014 Arizona Conference
    12 Nov 2014 Dr. Jaehon Lee, U of A Associate Professor
    11 Oct 2014 2014 Fundraiser Party at Savoy Opera House
    10 Sep 2014 Mike Humphries, Hudbay Minerals
    13 Aug 2014 Dr. Lee Allison, The Arizona Geological Survey
    11 Jul 2014 MineBlast 2014
    11 Jun 2014 Joe Bardswich, Northern Vertex Mining Corp.
    14 May 2014 Steve Trussell & Eric J. Mears - Arizona Rock Products Industry
    12 Apr 2014 SME Operators' BBQ at U of A San Xavier Mining Lab
    12 Mar 2014 Tom Goodell, Resolution Copper
    12 Feb 2014 Steve Winkleman, Pinto Valley
    08 Jan 2014 Volker Spieth, VS Globalmetal
    08 Dec 2013 SME 2013 Arizona Conference
    13 Nov 2013 Tucson Attorney Marian LaLonde Presents, "An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure"
    12 Oct 2013 2013 Fundraiser Party at Savoy Opera House
    11 Sep 2013 Dr. Momayez presents "MGE 2020: New Students, New Projects, and New Pathways to Growth"
    14 Aug 2013 UA Mining Alumni Will Werner and Matt Bradford present "Implementation of Systems Towards Restarting the Newgold Mesquite Mine Imperial County, California from 2008 to Present"
    12 Jun 2013 REDHAWK RESOURCES, INC. - COPPER CREEK UPDATE
    08 May 2013 LED Lighting for Operational Safety, Visual Comfort and Optimal Total Cost of Ownership in Mining Operations
    14 Apr 2013 Annual SME Operators BBQ at UA's San Xavier Mine
    13 Mar 2013 Erich Smidt, GuardVant
    13 Feb 2013 Bullfrog Gold
    09 Jan 2013 ASARCO Hayden Anode Furnace Update
    02 Dec 2012 SME 2012 Arizona Conference
    14 Nov 2012 Oracle Ridge Copper
    13 Oct 2012 2012 Fundraiser Party at Savoy Opera House
    12 Sep 2012 Resolution Copper
    08 Aug 2012 St. Cloud Mining
    13 Jun 2012 Emerging Workforce Trends in the U.S. Mining Industry, with Cliff Brandon
    09 May 2012 David Weickhardt, General Manager, Pinto Valley
    07 Apr 2012 Annual SME Operators BBQ at UA's San Xavier Mine
    14 Mar 2012 Dale Ortman, Consultant, Reclamation of Tailings & Waste Rock at Asarco Mission
    08 Feb 2012 Commonwealth Silver-Gold Epithermal Deposit, New Exploration Supported by Current Metals Prices
    11 Jan 2012 Rosemont Alternatives Development and NEPA Discussed, with Bev Everson, USFS
    04 Dec 2011 SME 2011 Arizona Conference
    03 Dec 2011 2011 Mining Foundation of the Southwest Mining Awards Banquet
    09 Nov 2011 Rare Earth Mineral Development with Ross Bhappu, Molycorp Chairman of the Board
    22 Oct 2011 2011 Fundraiser Party at Savoy Opera House
    14 Sep 2011 Challenges in Development of Mineral Resources with Tim Snider
    10 Aug 2011 Parana TiO2 Project with David Lowell and Martin Kuhn
    08 Jun 2011 HDI Curis' Florence Copper Project with Dan Johnson and Rustyn Sherer
    11 May 2011 Bell Copper with Tim Marsh, President of Bell Copper
    09 Apr 2011 Annual SME Operators BBQ at UA's San Xavier Mine
    09 Mar 2011 Freeport-McMoRan Americas with Red Conger
    09 Feb 2011 Wildcat Silver's Hardshell Project with Chris Jones, President & CEO
    12 Jan 2011 Atacama Desert: Water Supply Challenges with Errol Montgomery
    05 Dec 2010 SME 2010 Arizona Conference
    04 Dec 2010 28th Annual American Mining Hall of Fame Awards Banquet and Fundraiser
    10 Nov 2010 A Digital Revolution in Resource Exploration with Lee Allison, Arizona Geological Survey
    16 Oct 2010 2010 Annual Fundraiser & Social - Hawaiian Luau
    08 Sep 2010 Robotics in Mining with Chris Brown, Autonomous Solutions, Inc.
    01 Sep 2010 2010 AHS Symposium: Dryland Hydrology: Global Challenges, Local Solutions
    11 Aug 2010 Goldcorp's Penasquito Project with Alan Hernandez, Project Engineer
    09 Jun 2010 General Moly's Mt. Hope Project with Bob Pennington
    12 May 2010 ASARCO Ray Operations with Steve Holmes
    01 May 2010 Annual Student BBQ at San Xavier Mine
    26 Mar 2010 UA Short Course Series sponsored by Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources
    14 Mar 2010 UA Short Course Series
    10 Mar 2010 Innovations in Blasting with Paul Webb, Davey Bickford
    28 Feb 2010 2010 SME National Annual Meeting & Exhibit
    27 Feb 2010 2010 Crooked Stick Golf Tournament (UA Student Chapter)
    10 Feb 2010 The Next Step in Mining Technology with Michael Maier, Empire Southwest
    13 Jan 2010 Rosemont Copper Update with Fermin Samorano, Mine Manager
    06 Dec 2009 SME 2009 Arizona Conference
    05 Dec 2009 2009 Mininng Hall of Fame Awards Banquet and Fundraiser
    05 Dec 2009 14th Annual Diggers & Duffers Golf Tournament
    11 Nov 2009 November Dinner Meeting -- Will Wilkinson, President of SME and Vice President of Freeport-McMoRan Exploration Africa
    10 Oct 2009 2009 Annual Fundraiser & Social
    09 Sep 2009 September Dinner Meeting -- Post-Mining Land Use: Tailings Ponds as Solar Energy Farms
    12 Aug 2009 August Dinner Meeting -- David Salisbury, President of Resolution Copper
    10 Jun 2009 Potash Mining in New Mexico sponsored by Mintec
    13 May 2009 May SME Dinner Meeting - "An Inconvenient Reality"
    09 May 2009 Arizona SME Annual Spring Meeting hosted by ASARCO
    25 Apr 2009 Tucson SME Operator's BBQ at San Xavier Student Mine
    11 Mar 2009 March SME Dinner Meeting
    22 Feb 2009 2009 SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit
    11 Feb 2009 February SME Dinner Meeting
    14 Jan 2009 January SME Dinner Meeting
    07 Dec 2008 Arizona Conference
    06 Dec 2008 Mining Foundation of the Southwest Mining Awards Banquet
    06 Dec 2008 2008 Diggers and Duffers Golf Tournament
    05 Nov 2008 6th Annual Southern Arizona Regional Math & Science Technology Funfest
    01 Nov 2008 Annual Scholarship Fundraiser & Social
    25 Oct 2008 50th Anniversary San Xavier Mine BBQ
    24 Oct 2008 3rd Annual W.C. Lacy Distinguished Lecture - University of Arizona
    24 Oct 2008 College of Engineering 45th Annual Engineer's Breakfast
    22 Sep 2008 MinExpo
    10 Sep 2008 September SME Dinner Meeting
    25 Aug 2008 University of Arizona - Fall Semester Starts
    13 Aug 2008 August SME Dinner Meeting
    12 Mar 2008 March SME Dinner Meeting
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