UCA Membership Benefits

Membership has benefits…..

Joining the Underground Construction Association (UCA) is one of the most important decisions you can make to advance your career.

When you become a member of UCA, you'll receive valuable benefits that help you stay current, expand your network and remain relevant in the tunneling and underground construction industry. UCA has membership categories for every stage of your career, from student to young professional to mid-career and beyond. Membership benefits include the following.


Stay Current with Leading Technical Resources

  • Receive timely insights on the industry with complimentary subscriptions to Tunneling & Underground Construction and Mining Engineering magazines, plus Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration technical journal.

  • Search the largest global consortium of mining and materials articles and research with unlimited access to OneTunnel.org. This online database has over 130,000 books, papers and conference proceedings to search and download — you'll save hundreds of dollars and countless hours in research time.

  • Build your resource library - the SME Store has numerous titles with the latest information on mining, minerals and underground construction.

  • Attend a UCA conference, meeting, short course or webinar.

Expand Your Network and Build Relationships with Industry Thought Leaders

  • Connect with local and global thought leaders.

  • Engage with peers at our industry-leading conferences.

  • Set up your personalized profile in UCA online member directory. Updated daily, our member directory includes 14,000 of your mining and minerals industry colleagues.

  • Join the online UCA Community to post questions and contribute to discussions in technical interest groups.

Advance Your Career

  • Make connections that could lead to your next job opportunity.

  • Find job openings or your company's next great employee through UCA Career Center.

  • Share your expertise by presenting at a conference or developing a paper.

  • Build your leadership skills by volunteering for a UCA committee.

Save More

  • Receive special member pricing for substantial discounts on books, eBooks, technical resources and educational offerings from the SME Store.

  • Get the member registration rate on conferences, meetings, short courses and webinars. See what's coming up in our events calendar.