RESERVATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO JOIN US AS A WALK-IN. WALK-IN DINNER AVAILABILITY IS ON A FIRST-COME-FIRST-SERVED BASIS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
Program: The Wisdom is Within Our People
Sponsor: Skyline Assayers & Laboratories
Speaker: Justin Cross, General Manager, Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Operations
About the Speaker:
Justin Cross currently serves as the General Manager of Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Operations. After graduating, Cross began his career with Freeport-McMoRan as a Rhenium Production Supervisor at Sierrita Operations in 2006. Since then, Cross has worked in a variety of operations and maintenance roles at various Freeport sites. He became the Hydrometallurgical Manager and a member of the Morenci Senior Leadership Team in 2012 at age 31. In 2014 Cross became Manager of Haulage at Morenci leading a department of 600 people. Cross assumed the role of General Manager of Bagdad Operations in 2016.
A native of Tucson, Arizona, Cross graduated from Canyon del Oro High School. Cross received bachelor and master’s degrees in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. He is a strong supporter of SME, serving as the Morenci Section chair for 3 years. During that time he led the organization in recruiting members across a spectrum of careers and fostered a positive environment for mentoring and career development for members.
Registration Deadline is 12PM on Friday before dinner:
Include for EACH Person (badge will be printed as provided):
$31 SME Tucson members who reserve by deadline.
$39 non-members who reserve by deadline.
Add $3 to above ($34/$42) for late RSVPs if space allows.
Free for current UA mining students who are UA SME members.
Payable at the door by cash, credit card, or check payable to SME Tucson.
Cost does not include bar drinks. Cash bar is available.