Home Page of the Society of Mining Professors
The Society of Mining Professors/Societšt der Bergbaukunde is a vibrant Society representing the global academic community and committed to make a significant contribution to the future of the minerals disciplines. The main goal of the Society is to guarantee the scientific, technical, academic and professional knowledge required to ensure a sustainable supply of minerals for mankind. The Society facilitates information exchange, research and teaching partnerships and other collaborative activities among its members.
Future Annual General Meetings
- 25th Annual Meeting – June 2014: 2014 will mark our silver anniversary of meetings – 25 years. It is a great pleasure to confirm that the 25th Annual Meeting will be held in South Africa and we are all invited by our President- Elect, Prof. Ronny Webber-Youngman, to come to South Africa in late June, 2014 for: SOMP 2014 "A Southern Africa Silver Anniversary" Co-hosted by The Department of Mining Engineering, University of Pretoria, and The School of Mining Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand. To download a video regarding the upcoming meeting click here.
The Society of Mining Professors adopts Mining Technology as official journal
The Sydney 2009 Annual Meeting utilized a number of break-out sessions and devoted one and a half full days into charting a future Roadmap for the Society. It was enthusiastically re-emphasized by the participants the need for the SOMP to be a vibrant global Society, representing the majority of minerals academics. Click here for the full document.
Meetings of Interest to Society Members