Our Values, Vision and Mission

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) brings together the mining and mineral industry's brightest and most dedicated professionals. Over 13,000 global members advance their careers with the world-class technical resources, educational programs, networking opportunities and professional development tools from SME. Our members are focused on sharing best practices for safety, environmental stewardship and moving mining forward. SME. Inspiring mining professionals worldwide.

Our Vision

We build a better world through mining, metallurgy and underground construction.

Our Mission

SME serves the mining, resources and underground construction communities for a sustainable future.

Our Core Values

  • Safety
  • Stewardship
  • Innovation
  • Ethics
  • Inclusion
  • Collaboration

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