SME 2022 adjourns, sets 2023 dates

The Society for Metallurgy, Mining and Exploration (SME) closed its annual meeting and exhibition for another year on March 2. Entitled MINEXCHANGE, the event kicked off with an opening reception on Feb. 27 and, in addition to dozens of technical sessions, welcomed nearly 750 exhibitors to the show floor at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah. The 2021…

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History to today: CoalProTec 2022

CoalProTec returns to Lexington, Ky., with an in-person exhibition and conference. Read about its history and its plans for the 2022 event. By Donna Schmidt and Peter Johnson It’s a true meeting place for the coal preparation community that has been almost 40 years in the making.  As we struggle to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it…

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Reflecting on the year

Another year is coming to an end. It seemed to go quickly (just like everything feels like it does now after our collective experience that was 2020), but it was also very busy. It was not just an active year for commodity markets, for better and worse, it was also a surprisingly active year for mining industry events and was…

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