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Oct 10

6th Annual Arizona State Mine Inspector (ASMI) Fall Mine Mixer Conference

Phoenix, Arizona

Arizona State Mine Inspector 602-542-5971

Fax 602-542-5335

The 9th annual Southeastern US Mine Safety and Health Conference is set to take place in Birmingham, Alabama, at the Ross Bridge Conference Center on November 5-7.

Arizona State Mine Inspector:  “I am pleased to announce the 6th Annual Arizona State Mine Inspector (ASMI) Fall Mine Mixer Conference on October 10, 2014. As part of the program, I will be highlighting the outstanding achievements of our industry and presenting awards to mines and mine operators who lead our vital industry in safety and mine reclamation.”

“Mining is essential to our everyday lives, and it is possible for the mining activities to have a positive impact on the environment. Remember, if it isn’t grown, it has to be mined. Maintaining this robust and economically diverse industry can only be possible when we work together to protect the health of our employees and the environment.”

Link to annual safety conference

Oct 14 - Oct 16

TRAM/National Mine Instructors Seminar

MSHA National Mine Health and Safety Academy, Beckley, WV

Cheryl Stevens (304) 256-3236

This seminar provides opportunities for health and safety trainers to improve their training programs with new materials and new ideas. The seminar will also include an exhibit of training materials developed by MSHA, state grants recipients, and the mining industry. Small workshops allow participants to interact with workshop leaders and other participants.

Link to the TRAM/National Mine Instructors Seminar course catalog

Oct 19 - Oct 22

GSA 2014 (The Geological Society of America)

Vancouver, BC, Canada

GSA 303-357-1000

Discover new science in the hundreds of sessions, trips, courses, and events. GSA is where geoscience professionals come to get engaged, get educated, get inspired, and enjoy each moment.

GSA 2014 (The Geological Society of America)

Oct 22 - Oct 24

2014 SME/PCMIA annual Joint Meeting – Coal: Towards Cleaner Production

Canonsburg, PA

Mary DelRosso (412) 835-7387

The 2014 SME/PCMIA Annual Joint Meeting is featuring presentations based on The Coal Handbook: Towards Cleaner Production, edited by Dave OsborneDr. Osborne has over 30 years of worldwide experience in coal preparation and coal quality assurance with direct involvement in all facets of the subject area.

Join us for this 3-day event as Dave Osborne, along with an international team of expert contributors, presents a systematic and comprehensive review of coal production and utilization in industrial applications, from power plants to steel and iron making, with emphasis on cleaner production.


Link to SME/PCMIA annual Joint Meeting web page

Oct 23 - Oct 24

The Silver Summit 2014

Spokane, Washington

Cambridge House International (604) 687-4151


The world’s premier silver event is returning to The Davenport Hotel for the 12th year. Exhibitors include silver explorers, producers and bullion dealers. The world`s top silver analysts offer education and insights on silver investments. This conference is a must attend for anyone involved or interested in this sector.

Link to The Silver Summit 2014 web page

Oct 27 - Oct 28

Pennsylvania Governor’s Occupational Safety & Health Conference

Hershey, Pennsylvania

Jennifer (717) 441-6043

An annual 2-day event for business and labor to address workplace health and safety.

Link to Pennsylvania Governor’s Occupational Safety & Health Conference web page

Oct 28 - Oct 29

2014 Mine Safety and Health Conference

Reno, Nevada


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
  •  No contact information given.


2014 Mine Safety and Health Conference web page

Nov 05 - Nov 06

AusRock 2014: Third Australasian Ground Control in Mining Conference

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Sienna Deano, Coordinator, Events +61 3 9658 6126

AusRock2014: Third Australasian Ground Control in Mining Conference is aimed at practical mine site operators, technical support staff, geotechnical engineers, mining engineers, consultants and researchers in the field of mining geomechanics and ground control. The conference will provide an update to all mining industry geotechnical personnel involved in best practice in both Australasia and overseas, and an information exchange vehicle between the coal and metalliferous sectors of the industry, with a focus on new technologies and developments; industry needs and mine site problem solving; and practical case studies.

AusRock 2014: Third Australasian Ground Control in Mining Conference web page

Nov 05 - Nov 07

9th Annual Southeastern US 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 4.

LInk to Southeastern US Mine Safety and Health Conference web page

Dec 01 - Dec 05

AEMAs 120th Annual Meeting, Exposition and Short Courses (American Exploration & Mining Association)

Sparks, Nevada

Eric Williams, 2014-Annual mtg. program chairman (509) 624-7655

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.

The AEMA Annual Meeting and Exposition, held the first week of December, is a preeminent and the second largest annual mining convention in the U.S. Our convention consists of short courses, technical, legislative and policy sessions, and a 250 booth trade exposition. Our sessions emphasize mineral deposits, exploration and development, operations, business and finance, environmental technology, regulation and policy and legislative affairs. The meeting has been held every year since 1895, and attracts more than 2,500 attendees from all over the world.

AEMAs 120th Annual Meeting, Exposition and Short Courses (American Exploration & Mining Association) web page

Dec 07 - Dec 09

2014 Arizona Conference

Tucson, Arizona

SME 303-948-4200

800 763-3132

SME Meeting: Online Registration for the 2014 Arizona Conference will open late Summer 2014

Link to the 2014 Arizona Conference web page

Dec 09 - Dec 10

American Coal Council and Trading Conference

New York, New York

American Coal Council (202) 756-4540

The 2013 Coal Trading Conference is a full-day conference for industry leaders to meet. Registrants will hear speakers and panels discuss trends in the marketplace, improve their understanding of coal trading issues and facilitate business relationships among the different sectors of the utility coal business. This year's Keynote luncheon speaker is  Dennis Gartman, editor of the Gartman Letter, a noted market analyst.  The host hotel for the Coal Trading Conference is the Millennium Broadway Hotel, located just one block from Times Square.

Link to the American Coal Council web page

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