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Aug 02 - Aug 08

10th International Mine Ventilation Congress (IMVC 2014)

Sun City Resort, South Africa

Frank von Glehn, Chair

IMVC 2014 will open in October 2013

The aim of the International Mine Ventilation Congresses is to promote and nurture communication between ventilation professionals in order to improve mine ventilation engineering and the related health and safety aspects. The focus of IMVC 2014 in South Africa will be the sharing of knowledge gained since the previous congress with a view to improving, developing and refining aspects of ventilation, refrigeration, cooling, health and safety, and related energy efficiency in mines internationally.

The theme of IMVC 2014 is “Managing mine ventilation systems in the modern context: meeting mining, economic, sustainability, and health and safety challenges”. The congress programme will focus on all aspects of mine ventilation and the management of related systems.

 

10th International Mine Ventilation Congress

Aug 04 - Aug 07

2014 National Metal and Nonmetal Mine Rescue Contest

Lexington, Kentucky

The Central Kentucky Mine Rescue Association is pleased to announce the 2014 National Metal and Nonmetal Mine Rescue contest will be held on August 4 – 7, 2014 in Lexington, KY. This contest is being held in conjunction with Carmeuse Lime and Stone and the Kentucky Crushed Stone Association. We would like to take this opportunity to personally invite you to participate.

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will provide the field, written and technical problems for this event. MSHA will judge the competition events and determine the competition winners. The contest will be comprised of four events: 1) Field Contest; 2) Technician Team; 3) First Aid, 4) Team Trainer test. Each event will include a written examination. The competition will take place at the Lexington Convention Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

2014 National Metal and Nonmetal Mine Rescue Contest web page

Aug 04 - Aug 07

2014 National MNM Mine Rescue Contest

Lexington, Kentucky

Harriet Blythe

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will provide the field, written, and technical problems for this event. MSHA will judge the competition events and determine the competition winners.  The contest will be comprised of four events: 1) Field Contest; 2) Technician Team; 3) First Aid, 4) Team Trainer test.  Each event will include a written examination.  The competition will take place at the Lexington Convention Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

Link to 2014 National MNM Mine Rescue Contest web page

Aug 11 - Aug 13

Coal Market Strategies Conference

Park City, Utah

American Coal Council (202) 756-4540

The 2014 Coal Market Strategies Conference program will address critical issues related to markets, policy, regulations and technology.  What else can you discover?

Link to Coal Market Strategies Conference web page

Aug 17 - Aug 20

Queensland Mining Industry Health & Safety Conference

Queensland, Australia

ACCLAIM Special Events and Meeting Manager (617) 3254 0522

On behalf of the Conference Committee of the Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference 2014, it is my pleasure to extend you an invitation to participate in this important event for the mining industry.

The conference will be held at the Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre from 4.30pm on Sunday 17 to 12.30pm on Wednesday 20 August.

The conference is not about how to mine or where we mine; it’s all about the improvement of health and safety in the mining industry.

With over 650 people in attendance in 2013, this conference is one of the largest health and safety conferences in the southern hemisphere.  Last year, 60 organizations took the opportunity to display their products and services.

The conference committee is again developing a business program that presents the latest information on current issues from around Australia and overseas, with time for you to interact with the presenters and to share knowledge and experiences.

Program highlights will be:

  • Seven keynote presentations
  • Thirty-six concurrent presentations
  • Ten Innovation Award presentations
  • Access to up to 60 trade displays of the latest products and services

Three evening networking functions

So please allocate the short time to join with other delegates, who like you, are constantly aiming to improve the health and safety of the mining industry workforce.

We look forward to welcoming you as a delegate, presenter or sponsor in Townsville in August.

Link to Queensland Mining Industry Health & Safety Conference web page

Sep 03 - Sep 06

Nevada Mining Association annual convention

South Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Nevada Mining Association 775-829-2121

Join the Nevada Mining Association at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe.  Enjoy three days of networking as well as recreational and educational opportunities including our annual golf tournament at the famed Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.  Discussion panels will be available with top industry experts along with fun mixers with professionals from all aspects of the industry’s supply chain.

 

Nevada Mining Association annual convention home page

Sep 08 - Sep 11

2014 IMA-NA Annual Meeting

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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

2014 IMA-NA Annual Meeting

Sep 09 - Sep 10

122th Annual Illinois Mining Institute Event and Meeting

Marion, Illinois

Illinois Mining Institute 618-985-4039

This two-day event includes an exhibit hall, technical session presentations, mine rescue competition, golf tournament, picnic, and awards banquet.

Link to Annual Illinois Mining Institute Event and Meeting web page

Sep 10 - Sep 12

New Mexico Mining Associations (NMMA) 75th Annual Convention and Trade Show

Santa Fe, New Mexico

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

Annual Membership Meeting, Technical Sessions dealing with water, reclamation, & safety, State & Federal Agency Reports, Safety & Reclamation Awards, Hall of Fame Induction

link to the New Mexico Mining Associations annual convention web page

Sep 13 - Sep 19

2014 National Safety Council Congress & Expo

San Diego, California

1-800-721-7619

The NSC Congress & Expo is the world's largest annual "must attend" event for safety, health and environmental professionals. For more than 100 years, professionals have turned to this event for industry-leading technology, education, networking opportunities and the tried and true products and services needed to stay at the forefront and remain competitive within the industry

NSC Congress & Expo provides access to unparalleled resources designed to help you improve your safety program, perform your day-to-day job better and advance your career.

The NSC Congress & Expo experience offers:

Discover new innovative safety solutions in the New Product Showcase

  •  Keep up-to-date on industry trends & challenges by attending Keynote sessions
  •  Network with more than 14,000 Safety, Health and Environmental professionals
  •  Explore the Expo floor offering over 900 companies showcasing the latest products and services
  •  Learn how to tackle today's safety challenges head-on during Professional Development Seminars

75% of 2013 attendees rated the overall NSC Congress & Expo experience as “Excellent” or “Very Good”

 

2014 National Safety Council Congress & Expo wep page

Sep 15 - Sep 17

Bluefield Coal Symposium

Bluefield, West Virginia

The Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce 304-327-7184

Sep 16 - Sep 18

7th International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining

Sudbury, Canada

Australian Centre for Geomechanics (+618) 6488 3300 x

x

The Deep Mining 2014 Committee and the Australian Centre for Geomechanics have worked for many months with industry to generate an exciting and focused technical programme that brings together leading visionaries, strategists and experts from local and global industries.

The objective of this series of international seminars is to promote discussion and documentation of the latest technologies and practices of mining in deep and high stress environment. Since inception, the technical content has focused on geomechanics issues with themes such as seismic monitoring, ground support and numerical modelling dominating the proceedings. Nevertheless, the seven seminars also offer an important contribution to the more traditional mine engineering themes of deep mine planning and design, as well as ventilation.

Associate Professor Marty Hudyma, Laurentian University, and the ACG team look forward to joining with our Canadian friends and peers to host Deep Mining 2014 in Sudbury.”

Link to International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining web page

Sep 23 - Sep 25

IMEX 2014, International Mining Conference & Expo

Las Vegas, Nevada

Tanna Holzer (show operations) 303-283-0640 x206

Tim Fearney (show director) 678-822-9804

In 2014, the mining industry will convene in Las Vegas at the International Mining Conference & Expo (IMEX2014). With a wide-ranging exhibition, IMEX2014 will provide operators a forum to critically evaluate suppliers with an objective of improving productivity and operational efficiencies.

Just as important, the conference program will focus on the most pressing operating issues and opportunities for surface and underground mining: Safety, Operational/Productivity Excellence, Mineral Processing, Outlook/Investment, Mining Exploration, Innovations in Mining, and Equipment/ Asset Management.

Link to IMEX 2014, International Mining Conference & Expo web page

Sep 30 - Oct 03

Optimizing Mine Operations

Toronto, Canada

Denis Kalyapin +44 (0) 20 7812 6090

Mining Magazine’s Optimizing Mine Operations Conference offers the ideal opportunity for mining professionals to understand the choices they face and decisions they make to enhance efficiency at their operations. Ensuring exposure to the thoughts of some of the most innovative minds within the industry attendance guarantees you stay abreast with the most cutting-edge developments. Featuring confirmed industry leading speakers throughout the four day event, attendance at the Optimizing Mine Operations Conference is a must for all those striving towards greater operational efficiency.

 

Link to Optimizing Mine Operations web page

Oct 05 - Oct 08

2014 NSSGA Board fall meeting

Santa Barbara, California

Customer Service +1 703-525-8788 x

National Stone, Sand, & Gravel Association (NSSGA) 

Link to NSSGA Board fall meeting web page

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

1-877-363-3356

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

N/A

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

N/A

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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