SPECIAL: Northwest Mining Association annual meeting is running this week

The Northwest Mining Association's 119th annual meeting in Reno, Nevada runs this week from from Dec. 2 to 6.

The show, being held at John Ascuaga's Nuggest Casino Resort, is an important networking event. It is the second-largest annual mining convention in the US.

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The convention will be held at John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel & Casino from Dec. 2 to 6, 2013.

There will be short courses, technical, legislative and policy sessions, as well as 250 booth trade exposition.

The meeting has been held every year since 1895, and attracts more than 2,500 attendees from all over the world.

Go to the NWMA's website to register.

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