Joining SME is one of the most important decisions you can make to enhance your career and add to your profession.

Receive these great benefits when you become a member of SME:

  • A free monthly subscription to Mining Engineering magazine- the foremost publication of the global mineral industry, providing timely feature and peer-reviewed technical articles, news and regular columns by experts. Keep up-to-date on what's happening in the industry.

  • Free unlimited access to the largest online library in Mining and Minerals with over 130,000 books, papers and conference proceedings to search and download. Save hundreds of dollars and countless hours in research time!

  • Free access to the SME Membership Directory including over 14,000 fellow colleagues online. Updated daily.

  • 25% discount on hundreds of titles offered through the SME Bookstore, now with over 80 eBooks! Build your resource library today!

  • $100+ savings on any SME-sponsored conference or short courses featuring hundreds of educational sessions (many providing CEUs) and countless networking opportunities. Some of this year's conferences include the SME Annual Conference & Expo (SME ACE), the SME MPD Conference, and the SME P.E. Short Course Review Exam.

  • FREE personalized profile on the SME Community - an online forum featuring open discussions with SME committee and technical interest groups. Network with other members who share your areas of interest and become a valuable contributor to the business of the society and SME's working committees.

  • Special member pricing on SME's new Webinar series featuring one-hour lessons from prominent industry leaders focusing on important topics in the minerals industry including rare earths, HR issues, health and safety initiatives, the future for gold and much more!

  • The Global Mineral Professionals Alliance (GMPA) - SME is a member of GMPA, a partnership of leading professional societies for minerals professionals around the world. SME members have access to unique professional development opportunities including collaborative conferences, publications, online learning resources and the ability to be recognized as a ‘visiting member’ of a GMPA society.
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Select the membership category that best suits you:

Whether you are a student, new to the industry, a long term industry professional, or retired SME offers you valuable tools and there is a membership to help you achieve your goals!

  • Professional Member
    (Leaders or professionals active in the areas of minerals exploration, extraction, production, processing, economics or metallurgy)
  • Student Member
    (Full-time student in good standing nominated by an SME member or Student Member)
  • Registered Member
    (Scientists, engineers or technologists who are involved in various ways with the discovery, extraction and utilization of minerals, metals and energy sources)
  • UCA Individual
    (Tunneling and underground construction professionals)

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