SME hosts Mining and Mineral Processing Licensure Course

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) is pleased to sponsor a review course to prepare mining and mineral processing engineers who will be taking their licensure examination in the Fall of 2016. The Professional Engineer (P.E.) exam review course will be held September 10-14, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt Denver, Denver, CO. The purpose of the review course is to provide an overall assessment of the subjects which will be covered in the licensure exam, and has been designed for understanding key concepts and applications.

The P.E. examinations are designed to test the competency and level of knowledge of professionals in a manner that will safeguard life, health and property, and promote the public welfare. P.E. Licensure is the only legal way for engineers to offer their services to the general public. SME supports and encourages engineers working in the mining and mineral processing industries to seek professional licensure.

The five-day course will cover:

  • Exploration
  • Mine planning and operations
  • Environmental and reclamation
  • Mineral processing

Early-bird registration fees are in effect until August 12, 2016. For more information, please visit

SME is a professional society (nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation) whose more than 15,000 members represent all professions serving the mining, minerals and underground construction industries in more than 100 countries. SME members include engineers, geologists, metallurgists, educators, students and researchers. SME advances the worldwide minerals community through information exchange and professional development.

SME exists to be the premier resource and advocate for the mining community.
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