Mark Your Calendar! Next Meeting – 16 March 2017 at 6:00 PM
Next Monthly Meeting
Next Meeting: Thursday, 16 March 2017 at 6:00 PM
Presenter: Don Taylor, COO, Arizona Mining
Program: Arizona Mining - Hermosa Project and Taylor Deposit Updates: Don Taylor, Arizona Mining COO, will provide an update on the Hermosa Project and Taylor Deposit in the Patagonia Mountains (formerly Wildcat Silver projects).
Speaker Bio: Donald Taylor has more than 25 years of mineral exploration experience with precious and base metals on five continents, taking projects from exploration to mine development. He has worked extensively for large and small cap companies, including BHP Minerals, Bear Creek Mining, American Copper and Nickel, Doe Run Resources, and Westmont Mining Company. Mr. Taylor has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Southeast Missouri State University and a Master of Science degree from University of Missouri at Rolla. He is a Licensed Professional Geologist in several eastern and western states and a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101.
Change in Dinner Pricing Structure
Our new dinner fee pricing structure is as follows:
Members and Guests of Members: $30
As before, dinner includes two drink tickets thanks to our generous sponsors. Annual membership is still $25. Memberships from other local sections will be recognized as qualifying for the member dinner price.
2017 SME Tour of Caterpillar’s Tinaja Hills Facility
When: Saturday, April 8th 2017 (10:00am – noon)
Location: 5800 W Caterpillar Trail, Green Valley, AZ 85614
Cost: $20 / Person and $15 / Students
The Young Miners are excited to announce our next event will be a tour of the Caterpillar Tinaja Hills facility just south of Tucson. This is Caterpillars 6,500 acre facility where they conduct everything from trainings, demonstrations and testing of their newest equipment. This is a world class facility and they have been gracious enough to host this tour for the Young Miners of SME Arizona on Saturday, April 8th.
We have rented a bus for this tour and we are currently working out a pickup location in Tucson where those that want to ride the bus from Tucson can do so. Of course, you can always meet us at their facility. While Caterpillar has volunteered their time, we are charging $20/person $15/students to cover the costs associated with the bus.
For more information please contact the SME Young Miners of Arizona (Neil Woodroffe)
Registration: Online only and this Event is open to everyone.
Must register online and registration DEADLINE is Friday April 7th @ noon.
Please register online ASAP as we are limited to the first 50 people.
Bus pickup: TBD
Tour: 10:00 am – noon
Steel-toe boots are preferred, closed-toe shoes with good thread are required at a minimum. Please no tank tops or shorts.
Cancellations and No Shows:
Unfortunately we will not be able refund payment Thank You.
2016–2017 Maricopa Section Officers
Program / Chair
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Secretary & Communications
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Donald M. Burt,Ph.D.
Arizona State University