Mark Your Calendar! Next Meeting – 20 June 2019 at 5:30 PM
Next Monthly Meeting - Social
Thursday, 20 June 2019
Program: June Summer Social
Program Details: The SME Maricopa Chapter would like to invite you to our first summer social event! We hope that many of our regular members, and new members, come to socialize with us, even without the usual dinner and lecture agenda. This event is open to anyone within SME, and in the mining industry locally, nationally, and beyond. We have booked a unique Tempe location on the regularly-scheduled third Thursday of this month, with dedicated staff just for us. Please come join us for a night of fun, mixing, and mingling with your fellow industry peers!
Boulder on Broadway (Upstairs Loft Area)
530 W. Broadway Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85282
Reply via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Spouses, guests, and colleagues are encouraged to attend.
5:30 PM – Social Hour(s)!
The first drink is on us! Cash food and bar is available for purchase after your complimentary drink ticket.
Change in Dinner Pricing Payment
*NEW* Option for Online Payment!
Please CLICK HERE to pay and reserve your spot prior to the meeting.
Our 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, and is also payable online. Memberships from other local sections will be recognized as qualifying for the member dinner price.
SME AZ Conference Speakers needed!
What: Speaker for geology technical session
When: December 2 & 3, 2019
Where: Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Tucson, AZ
We are looking for papers and presenters with projects or operations in the south-west US. We're hoping for a good mix of operators and academia.
Title of your talk and short abstract are due July 31, 2019.
If interested, please contact Allan Schappert directly (info below).
SME Board of Directors
Interested in joining the SME Maricopa Board of Directors? Reach out to any of our current board members to see what opportunities we have for the upcoming season!
AZGS releases Oatman Quad Geodatabase
GIS geodatabase for the geology of the Oatman quadrangle has been released. This is a historic gold and silver mining district.
View it here:
Oatman Quad Geodatabase
AZGS Blog Post
The newly designated Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area includes ~ 3,600 square miles (9,378 square kilometers; 2,304,000 acres) and hundreds of mines distributed in 20 mining districts in Pima and Santa Cruz Counties. AZGS just released a preliminary evaluation of metallic and industrial minerals of America’s newest National Heritage Area.
The report is accompanied by six figures, two tables and citations for more than 50 published geologic reports and maps from the AZGS and the US Geological Survey. All of which are available as free PDF downloads.
View it here:
Preliminary evaluation of mineral resources of the Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage area
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