Surface Mining Society (SMS)

About Us

The Surface Mining Society (SMS) exists to provide leadership for best practices in an operating community, at a level that best suits the community. In doing so, we seek to collaborate with other groups on initiatives that will bring direct benefit to the industry as a whole. 

SMS is made up of managers, operators, engineers, and maintenance/reliability and safety personnel.

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A CIM membership can help enhance your professional profile, develop your business network and build your company’s profile. The Canadian Institute of Mining Metallurgy and Petroleum offers multiple membership types, with different levels of engagement to meet any mining industry professional’s business needs and career goals.

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CIM is far more than a technical meeting, it’s a community.

Hani Mitri, Professor at McGill University and CIM Fellow