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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

Nov 06 - Nov 07

Internet of Things West

Las Vegas, Nevada

Marsha Grillo

Internet of Things West is a new event covering advanced connectivity and cloud-based control of devices, equipment, facilities and enterprise operations. This conference will be the second “Internet of Things” trade show hosted by Webcom Communications, with IoT West serving the western US, Canada and Mexico. Co-located with two other complementary events: Remote Monitoring and Control 2014 and the 2014 Antenna Systems Conference. “Our inaugural event, Internet of Things North America, has demonstrated the intense interest by end-users in commercial, industrial and government markets seeking to harness the enormous advantages of IoT technologies for improving their operational performance, as well as by product and service providers seeking to capture new business development opportunities,” said Nick Depperchmidt, Conference Chairman, Internet of Things West. “This new venue will bring the same educational focus and technology showcase to a convenient location in the Western United States.”

Link to Internet of Things West Home Page

Nov 18 - Nov 19

2014 Annual meeting of Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association (PACA)

Hershey, Pennsylvania

Kallie Kline (717) 234-2603

Annual Meeting attendees are typically the upper management of aggregate and concrete producing companies, as well as the sales forces and management of associate members of the association and representatives from concrete contractor companies.

PACA 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

The 19th Annual Safety Seminar for Underground Stone Mines

Louisville, Kentucky

Lou Prosser 412-386-4423

This safety seminar will once again provide an update on issues and research relevant to the health and safety of underground stone miners. Regulatory developments will be included among the topics discussed, as well as the impact on the underground aggregates industry.  Still the only national meeting primarily focused on underground stone mining.

Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association News 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

Dec 15 - Dec 19

2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting

San Francisco California

With nearly 24,000 attendees, the AGU Fall Meeting is the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. Now in its 47th 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.

AGU Fall Meeting Home Page

Jan 14 - Jan 15

19th Professional Development Mine Safety Seminar for Supervisors

Allentown, Pennsylvania

(814) 865-7472

PennState (College of Earth and Mineral Sciences)

Each January, the Miner Training Program conducts a 2-day Professional Development Mine Safety Seminar for Supervisors.  The seminar has been annually conducted for 18 years and the 19th seminar will be held January 14 and 15, 2015.  The seminar is attended by over 200 mine supervisors and mine safety professionals and has become widely known as the premier mine safety seminar in the region.  Industry and government safety experts provide prudent, timely, and relevant safety information into the packed 2-day event. 

Professional Development Mine Safety Seminar for Supervisors Link

Jan 15 - Jan 16

Missouri Mine Safety and Health Conference 2015

Osage Beach, Missouri

(573) 635-0208

The Missouri Mine Safety and Health Conference is a forum to provide a broad spectrum of information, attitudes, and approaches for improving the health, as well as safety, of all who enter or work in mines and quarries. Every year top speakers from around the country combined with the experiences shared between the participants from all industry areas make the MMSHC an engaging experience.

Missouri Mine Safety and Health Conference Home Page Link

Feb 15 - Feb 18

2015 SME Annual Conference & Expo/CMA 117th National Western Mining Conference

Denver, Colorado

(303) 948-4200

It's the event recognized by industry, academia and government professionals as the mining industry gathering in North America. Plan to exhibit at SME / CMA CONFERENCE today to build relationships, network with colleagues, and meet face-to-face with the people who influence decisions.

SME Annual Conference & Expo/CMA 117th National Western Mining Conference Home Page

Feb 16 - Feb 20

12th Annual Florida Industry & Mining Safety, Health and Environmental Conference

Kissimmee, Florida

The Florida Mine Safety & Health Association, Inc. (850) 556-8069

Are you interested in safety and health?  Are you employed in the mining, construction or allied industries?  If you answered yes, mark your calendar for the 12th Annual Florida Industry and Mining Safety, Health and Environmental Conference. Our theme this year is “GET ON BOARD WITH SAFETY!”  Each year, we bring keynote speakers and presenters who are experienced, well-known safety professionals – experts in their field.  If you only attend one educational conference in 2015, this is the one for you.  In addition to excellent educational sessions, ample time is built into the schedule to allow you to visit with industry exhibitors and network with familiar colleagues and also meet new ones.

Annual Florida Industry & Mining S.H.E. Conference

Feb 19 - Feb 21

National Hearing Conservation Association Annual Conference 2015

New Orleans, Louisiana

National Hearing Conservation Association (303) 224-9022

NHCA was formed in June of 1976, at that time designated as the Hearing Conservation Association, and incorporated in the state of Florida on July 8, 1976. The organization changed its name to the National Hearing Conservation Association in 1981. The founders of NHCA were mainly audiologists and otolaryngologists who were concerned with the serious problem of noise-induced hearing impairment resulting from occupational exposure to noise. The Association was created to provide a forum where others of similar persuasion could share information and gain increased insights regarding occupational hearing conservation. Audiologists Engineers Industrial hygienists Safety professionals Physicians Nurses Others

National Hearing Conservation Association Annual Conference Home Page

Mar 09 - Mar 11

2015 IMA-NA (Industrial Minerals Association-North America) Technology Workshop

Orlando, Florida

Chris Greissing (202) 457-0200 x2

The Workshop will feature a strong lineup of topics and speakers on topics impacting the industrial minerals industry in the areas of safety, health, environment, operations and engineering.  

IMA-NA Technology Workshop Link

Mar 17 - Mar 19

World of Asphalt 2015 Show & Conference (The Base of Innovation)

Baltimore, Maryland

World of Asphalt/AGG1 Registration (800) 867-6060

World of Asphalt Show & Conference is the leading exposition and education resource for the asphalt industry. The event features in-depth industry-focused educational programming and comprehensive exhibits that showcase the latest technologies and innovations in asphalt-related equipment, products and services.

World of Asphalt 2015 Show & Conference Home Page

Apr 07 - Apr 09

33rd Annual South Central Joint Mine Health & Safety Conference

Grapevine, Texas (midway between Dallas/Ft. Worth)

Bruce Palmer (817) 798-4193

The South Central Joint Mine Health and Safety Conference was established in 1983 as a partnership between the US Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), State mine safety and health educational institutions and agencies, and the mining industry.   It was the first regional industry/MSHA partnership ("joint") mine health and safety conference in the US.  In 2014 the Conference had over 300 attendees, and nearly 500 are expected in 2015. The Conference formally encompasses the Midwest and Southwest U.S. However, all members of the mining community across the nation are invited to attend the Conference.

Link to South Central Joint Mine Health & Safety Conference web page

Apr 27 - Apr 29

Coal Prep 2015- Annual Coal Processing Exhibition and Conference

Lexington, Kentucky

General Information 800-927-5007

Outside US

Coal Prep is the ONLY annual trade show and conference in the U.S. dedicated to coal preparation and processing. Industry professionals come from all over the world to share the latest ideas and most effective techniques on coal preparation and processing plant technologies. These professionals come to purchase and preview the latest equipment and services in order to increase plant productivity and reduce costs.

link to Coal Prep International 2014

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