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Aug 10 - Aug 12

Coal Market Strategies Conference (CMS15)

Park City, Utah

American Coal Council (202) 756-4540

The 2015 Coal Market Strategies Conference program will address critical issues related to markets, policy, regulations and technology. 

Link to Coal Market Strategies Conference web page

Aug 16 - Aug 18

Queensland Mining Industry Health & Safety Conference

Queensland, Australia

ACCLAIM Special Events and Meeting Manager (617) 3254 0522

Link to Queensland Mining Industry Health & Safety Conference web page

Sep 09 - Sep 11

New Mexico Mining Associations (NMMA) 76th Annual Convention and Trade Show

Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico

New Mexico Mining Association (NMMA) (505) 820-6662 x

The New Mexico Mining Association (NMMA) is a trade association organized in 1939 and incorporated in 1968.  Our members include:

  • Companies that explore, produce and refine metals, coal and industrial materials.
  • Companies that manufacture and distribute mining and mineral processing; equipment and supplies.
  • Individuals engaged in various phases of the mineral industry.

The NMMA serves as a spokesman for the mining industry in New Mexico.  The association works in cooperation with other state mining associations and the National Mining Association to keep the industry informed on pending legislation.  The organization also promotes constructive programs and actions that will adequately recognize and serve mining's special problems and needs. 
The NMMA serves the industry on a wide range subjects, such as taxation, environmental quality, public lands, health and safety, and education through the expertise of its members and member companies.

link to the New Mexico Mining Associations annual convention web page

Sep 14 - Sep 17

2015 National Coal Mine Rescue, First Aid, Bench and Preshift Competition

Lexington, Kentucky

Jeff Naccarato

The National Mining Association (NMA) is pleased to be the sponsor of the 2015 National Coal Mine Rescue, First Aid, Bench and Preshift Competition from September 14-17, at Lexington Convention Center, Lexington, Ky.

The four-day competition includes team competitions for Mine Rescue and First Aid and individual competitions for Bench and Preshift as well as exhibits from companies and suppliers of coal mining equipment and services.

Mine rescue teams and individuals from coal companies throughout the United States compete to validate the effectiveness of teams training regimes and to ensure their readiness in the event they are called upon to aid in the rescue of industry colleagues.

Link to National Coal Mine Rescue, First Aid, Bench and Preshift Competition web page

Sep 15 - Sep 18

2015 IMA-NA Annual Meeting

Palm Beach, Florida

Chris Greissing (202) 457-0200

The Industrial Minerals Association - North America (IMA-NA) is the representative voice of companies which extract and process a vital and beneficial group of raw materials known as industrial minerals. Industrial minerals are the ingredients for many of the products used in everyday life, and our companies and the people they employ are proud of their industry and the socially responsible methods they use to deliver these beneficial resources.

IMA-NA represents ball clay, barite, bentonite, borates, calcium carbonate, diatomite, feldspar, industrial sand, kaolin, magnesia, soda ash, talc and wollastonite.

No particular contact name is given. The association address:

Industrial Minerals Association - North America (IMA-NA)

2011 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 301

Washington, DC 20006

2015 IMA-NA Annual Meeting

Sep 16 - Sep 18

Bluefield Coal Symposium

Bluefield, West Virginia

The Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce 304-327-7184

THE BLUEFIELD COAL SHOW is a professional show put together primarily by volunteers. The show continues to grow and today is considered one of the major regional shows in the U.S. The 2013 show featured approximately 240 exhibitors displaying firsthand what the future holds in the way of equipment and any new innovative technology being developed in the coal industry. 

Link to Bluefield Chamber web page

Oct 18 - Oct 22

IAS Annual Meeting

Lexington, Kentucky

Tomy Sebastian

The Annual Meeting has a long tradition of providing an international forum for experts to present and discuss the latest developments in the application of electrical technology to industry. At the same time, this conference is specifically designed for the practicing engineer interested in this field. It therefore emphasizes professional development, learning from experts, sharing of experiences, and networking with peers. This meeting has a full complement of tutorials, as well as technical presentations about both new research and practical solutions developed in the field.

IAS Annual Meeting web page

Oct 27 - Oct 28

10th Annual Safety and Health Conference

Reno, Nevada

Diane Fionda, CMSP (Exhibitor Contact) (760) 245-5321 x5258

Join state mining associations, industry leaders, MSHA Rocky Mountain and Western district staff for the 10th Annual Safety and Health Conference, October 28-29, in Reno, Nevada. The conference will help create a better understanding of how to send miners home healthy after each shift, build partnerships focusing on zero fatalities and occupational illnesses in the mining industry and foster relationships between industry and federal agencies.

The conference will provide important health and safety information and networking opportunities for:

  • Mining Associations and companies.
  • Safety and Health Professionals
  • State Grant Coordinators
  • Mining Equipment Manufacturers
  • Mine Workers and Students


Note:  Pre-Conference workshop & Gulf Tournament October 26, 2015.

Link to the Annual Safety and Health Conference web page

Nov 04 - Nov 06

2015 Southeast Mine Safety and Health Conference

Birmingham, Alabama


This year's theme, Vote for Safety and Health in Mining calls on every miner to be effective through his or her awareness of the essentials of mine safety & health. The process of a successful safety & health program for every mine begins with each of us. As our economy continues to improve, our responsibilities also grow. Our topics focus on current issues and will provide you technical information from government, community and industry leaders.

A pre-conference will also be held on November 3.

Link to Southeast Mine Safety and Health Conference page

Nov 30 - Dec 04

AEMAs 121th Annual Meeting, Exposition and Short Courses (American Exploration & Mining Association)

Spokane, Washington

American Exploration & Mining Associationchairman (509) 624-1158

American Exploration & Mining Association (formerly known as the Northwest Mining Association until 2013) is a 119 year-old, 2,300 member non-profit, non-partisan trade association based in Spokane, Washington. AEMA is a national association representing the hardrock mining industry with members residing in 43 U.S. states, 9 Canadian provinces or territories, and 6 other countries.


AEMAs web page

Dec 14 - Dec 18

2015 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting

San Francisco, California


Welcome to the 2015 AGU Fall Meeting. With nearly 24,000 attendees, the AGU Fall Meeting is the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. Now in its 48th year, the AGU Fall Meeting is the best place to present your research, hear about the latest discoveries, trends, and challenges in the field, and network and make connections that can enhance your career.

The AGU Fall Meeting brings together the entire Earth and space sciences community for discussions of emerging trends and the latest research. The technical program includes presentations on new and cutting-edge science, much of which has not yet been published, meaning you’ll return to work with knowledge you can’t get anywhere else.

More than 95% of past attendees say their AGU Fall Meeting experience was worthwhile. Why? Attendees say it’s the best place to gain insights and updates on the latest scientific research and network with both luminaries and up-and-coming talent across disciplines.

With more than 1700 sessions, the AGU Fall Meeting’s scientific program spans the Earth and space sciences, offering something for everyone no matter their scientific discipline. The meeting offers a unique mix of more than 23,000 oral and poster presentations, a broad range of general sessions, more than 50 formal and informal networking and career advancement opportunities, and an exhibit hall packed with nearly 300 exhibitors showcasing new and relevant research tools and services that could help scientists and researchers streamline their work.

AGU Fall Meeting Home Page

Feb 21 - Feb 24

SME 2016

Phoenix, Arizonia

SME Meetings 303-948-4200

Link to SME web page

Mar 07

Ohio Safety Congress & Expo

Columbus, Ohio

BWC 1-800-644-6292

Ohio Safety Congress & Expo is a 1 day event being held on 7th March 2016 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, United States Of America. This event showcases products like Focus on the prevention of occupational injuries and illnesses, health and wellness of the workforce, return-to-work strategies and successful workers’ compensation practices etc. in the Medical & Pharmaceutical industry.


Ohio Safety Congress & Expo web page

Mar 21 - Mar 24

2016 CMA 118th National Western Mining Conference and Exhibition

Denver, Colorado

Jody Gibbs - for exhibit space 303-575-9199

  • This trade show will be the largest mining conference in Colorado in 2016.
  • Anticipated turnout of over 1,000 attendees and over 100 exhibitors.
  • Networking and business development opportunities with  representatives from every mineral industry in Colorado, purchasers, top level executives, vendors, and suppliers.
  • Colorado is the mining expertise capital and home to many major company headquarters.

2016 CMA 118th National Western Mining Conference and Exhibition Home Page

Mar 22 - Mar 24

World of Asphalt, and the co-located NSSGA-AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo

Nashville, Tennessee

US and Canada - Attendees and Exhibitors (800) 867-6060 x

International - Exhibitors +1 414-298-4160

World of Asphalt, and the co-located AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, will feature the following for the 2016 show in Nashville, Tennessee:

  • The exhibit show floor will feature leading manufacturers and service providers, showcasing their newest products and technologies aimed at the aggregates, asphalt, pavement maintenance and traffic safety industry sectors.
  • Attendance from all facets of the asphalt and aggregates industries, including:
    • Pavement Maintenance Contractors
    • Asphalt and Aggregate Producers
    • Fleet Managers
    • Highway Contractors
    • Traffic Safety Professionals
    • Plant Operators
    • Public Officials
  • Expert-led education sessions for the shows’ signature learning programs:
    • AGG1 Academy
    • National Asphalt Pavement Association's Environment, Health & Safety Conference
    • People, Plants and Paving Training Program

Co-Located Events & Meetings:  AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo focuses exclusively on the aggregate industry and is the industry's leading exposition and education resource. AGG1 features in-depth, industry focused, educational programming.

Link to NSSGA web page

Mar 29 - Mar 31

34th Annual South Central Joint Mine Health & Safety Conference

Grapevine, Texas

Brian Howell

Bruce Palmer (817) 798-4193

 Reservations regarding booths will be accepted beginning May 15.  Registration begins after September 1, 2015.

link to the 34th Annual South Central Joint Mine Health & Safety Conference home page

Jun 14 - Jun 16

Euro Mine Expo 2016

SkellefteƄ, Sweden

Jaana Tengman, Project manager +46 (0)910 547 61

Anna Sellberg, Event Coordinator +46 (0)90 16 34 09

Welcome to Euro Mine Expo 2016!

Euro Mine Expo will again be arranged at the very heart of Sweden’s mining industry.

In this region, tradition and history go hand in hand with technical development and innovative ideas, all of which you will be able to see for yourself if you take part in some of the planned field trips.


Euro Mine Expo 2016 home page

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