SME Tucson Section

P.O. Box 30456

Tucson, AZ, 85715

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August 8, 2014 -- Our website in in the process of being updated. Fonts, colors, backgrounds are being modified and improved, but the website is fully functional.  Thanks for your patience!

Section News

SME Tucson's New LinkedIn Group

  • We now have a LinkedIn group specifically for the members of SME Tucson Section to network, share events and get to know one another better.  You can find our group by searching "SME Tucson".  If you would like to participate but aren't a member yet, there's no better time to join in than now! 

Sep  10, 2014 -- Mike Humphries, Hudbay Minerals

  • Mike Humphries, Director of Engineering Studies, Hudbay Minerals, will introduce Hudbay Minerals, operations and projects and the acquisition of Rosemont Copper.

Aug 13, 2014 --  Dr. Lee Allison, The Arizona Geological Survey                

  • Join us on August 13th when Dr. Lee Allison, Director at the Arizona Geological Survey, will be joining us and presenting Holbrooke Potash District. We would like to thank our meeting sponsor Geotemps. More...
Jul 11, 2014 --  MineBLAST 2014! Eat, drink, and enjoy.

  • Join your mining colleagues poolside at the Sheraton Tucson for a casual, relaxing summer event. Members and friends of all mining groups -- AGS, AMIGOS, AMA, ARPA, MFSW, and others -- are welcome to attend. There is no cost to attend. Light appetizers provided. Ca$h bar. More...
  • Thank you to our MineBLAST Sponsors:


Jun 11, 2014 --  Joe Bardswich, Northern Vertex Mining Corp.
  • Join us on Jun 11th when Joe Bardswich, Project Manager at Northern Vertex Mining Corp, presents Exploration, Permitting, & Mine Design, Moss Gold Mine Project. We would like to thank our meeting sponsor Turner Laboratories. More...
May 14, 2014 --  Arizona Rock Products Industry
  • Join us on May 14th when Steve Trussell, Executive Director of the Arizona Rock Products Association, and Eric J Mears, R.G., Vice President Haley & Aldrich, join us to discuss the Arizona rock products industry. We would like to thank our meeting sponsor Independent Mining Consultants. More...

Apr. 12, 2014 -- U of A SME Operators' BBQ
  • The University of Arizona SME Student Chapter will be hosting its annual Operator's BBQ at the San Xavier Mining Laboratory on Saturday April 12. More...

Mar. 12, 2014 --  Tom Goodell, Resolution Copper
  • Join us on March 12th as Tom Goodell, General Manager at Resolution Copper, gives us an update on the development of their Number 10 Shaft, part of their Underground Exploration Project. We would like to thank our meeting sponsor MintecMore...

Feb. 12, 2014 --  Steve Winkleman, Pinto Valley

  • Join us on February 12th as Steve Winkleman, formerly Capstone Mining Corp's VP of North American Operations and now Mine General Manager at Pinto Valley, gives us an update on Pinto Valley. We would like to thank our meeting sponsor MintecMore...

Jan. 8, 2014 --  Volker Spieth, VS.Globalmetal
  • Join us on January 8th as Volker Spieth, president at VS.Globalmetal, talks about the geometallurgy, exploration, and mining of the Central European Cu-Ag-Au Belt. We would like to thank our meeting sponsor Empire SouthwestMore...                                                   
Oct. 12, 2013 --  Fundraiser Party at Savoy Opera House

Thank you to our generous scholarship sponsors! 










Upcoming Events

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2014 Fundraiser Sponsors - 9/24/14

Mother Lode $5000

Bonanza $3000

Big Nugget $2000

Pay Dirt $1000

Prospect $500
  • Apache Nitrogen Products
  • Connor Moore & Allison Hagerman
  • Duke HydroChem
  • Empire Southwest, LLC
  • Errol L. Montgomery & Associates
  • Golder Associates, Inc.
  • IDS Colog Group
  • Knight Piesold and Co.
  • Mountain States R&D International, Inc.
  • The Obie's
  • RDE Evaluations, Ltd.
  • Skyline Assayers & Laboratories
  • Split Engineering, LLC
  • Turner Laboratories Inc.
  • URS Corporation
  • Verdad Group, LLC

  • Cori Hoag & Kevin Horstman
  • FLSmidth Krebs, Inc.
  • Lhoist North America


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