Photo Contest Winners

SME would like to thank everyone who submitted their images in this year’s contest. We had some great entries and look forward to seeing the images at our upcoming SME Annual Conference & Expo near the Exhibit Hall entrance. Feeling inspired? Keep your camera handy for the 2019 Photo Contest which opens this fall.

Winners:

1st Place

2018 SME Photo Contest

Fanteri Aji Dharma Suparno
“The normal loading.”

2nd Place

2018 SME Photo Contest

Dan Witkowsky
“Fire assaying: You can’t hurry tried and true.”

3rd Place

2018 SME Photo Contest

Isabel Casasbuenas Cabezas
“Argos Mine in Colombia.”

Honorable Mentions:

Honorable Mention

2018 SME Photo Contest

Garland Davis
Morenci Racho Stacker - Start of Mine for Leach 11.

Honorable Mention

2018 SME Photo Contest

Joe Hedges
“The breakthrough of Bertha, SR 99 tunneling machine on April 4, 2017.”

Honorable Mention

2018 SME Photo Contest

Richard Parkins
“Dawn of a new age for coal.”

Honorable Mention

2018 SME Photo Contest

Apri Yanto
“Granite crushers.”

Honorable Mention

2018 SME Photo Contest

Yahiya Alshangiti
“SAG ball mill in motion, Ad Duwayhi Gold Mine, Saudi Arabia”

Honorable Mention

2018 SME Photo Contest

Phillip Fetterman
“Dumping ore at the crusher.”

Honorable Mention

2018 SME Photo Contest

Sean Dereski
“Turquoise Ridge roadheader first face.”

Honorable Mention

2018 SME Photo Contest

Mantilla Chavez
“Mining”

Honorable Mention

2018 SME Photo Contest

Dan Witkowsky
“Mining optimization timing is everything. No wait time for haul trucks.”

Honorable Mention

2018 SME Photo Contest

Fanteri Aji Dharma Suparno
“Dusk in the mine site.”

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