OUTHERN CALIFORNIA MINING SECTION
Section of The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration,
SME is the
technological organization for professionals in the minerals
industries, and is comprised of a diverse group of mining
professionals. This group includes engineers, geologists,
scientists, regulators, educators, technicians, various support
professionals such as sales personnel, and managers. One of the
major goals of the SME is to advance professional development of
it's members. To this end, our local section attempts to achieve
this by presenting topical presentations at our monthly meetings,
our seminars and field trips. To see more information about the
type of presentations and activities currently scheduled, click
on the appropriate button in the menu at left or on top of the page.
|Notice: Our Next Meeting:
The next dinner will be held November 12 at 6PM
at the Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce in Apple Valley. The topic is "Gold, Myths and Reality".
The cost is $22.00 per person, students free. Contact Doug Shumway for details (760)285-5801
Local dues are only $15/year, are due by January 1st of each year. Local dues
help offset the cost of the newsletter.
Send your Local Dues to the section treasurer. Remember, you do not have to be a dues paying member
to attend our meetings or go on our field trips.
Student memberships in SME (which cost $30 per year) will be offered FREE to
any full-time college student (undergraduate or graduate) majoring in Geology or mining related curriculum by
our Southern California Mining Section. In order to qualify, interested students should plan to attend an
upcoming SME meeting at the Pomona Valley Mining Co. Restaurant. Students will be required to complete a SME Student
Membership Application and will receive full benefits as a Student Member of SME. Students are always welcome at our
monthly meetings and field trips. The student cost for dinner at our regular meetings is $0.00.
A copy of the current section newsletter is available in Acrobat Reader form, by clicking on the button .
*** REASONS YOU SHOULD BELONG TO SME - SLIDE SHOW ***
|| Erik Melchiorre, PhD
|| Austin Marshall/Mitsubishi Cement
|| Nicolette Grill
Dinah Shumway/Terra Mins Inc.
|JOINT MEETING CHAIR
Doug Shumway/Terra Mins & Todd Ririe, PhD/BP
|FIELD TRIP CHAIRMAN
|| Doug Shumway/Terra Mins
|| Todd Ririe, PhD/BP