About Us

SME: Putting You First


Your Growth Is Our Commitment

At the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME), we take great pride in focusing on you, the member. We have committed ourselves to creating a community dedicated to your growth by developing technical content and opportunities designed to support you and expand your access to industry resources. This catalog contains examples of some of the resources available to you.


Career Development

Your professional development is at the core of what SME stands for. Nowhere is this commitment more evident than in the range of educational programs and services available to you as an SME member. Publications, peer review of technical papers, job banks, meetings and exhibits, public education, and SME short courses are just a few examples of the resources and services available to you.


Networking Opportunities

Whether you are looking to connect with local mining professionals or expand your network throughout the industry, SME gives you a variety of opportunities. Increase your connections through industry-leading conferences, our expansive online community and sprawling membership database – all designed with your networking needs in mind.


Access To Research

Your research needs go beyond what traditional resources can provide. That’s why your SME membership comes with access to the OneMine.org online digital library – the world’s most comprehensive collection of mining and minerals-based research. You also receive complimentary subscriptions to Mining Engineering and Tunneling & Underground Construction magazines, giving you timely insights to trending industry topics. Visit www.smenet.org to find out how you can benefit from an SME membership!