The Mining Foundation of the Southwest is a non-profit organization based in Tucson, Arizona. We are working to educate the public about mineral resources and the mineral extraction and processing industries and to honor outstanding accomplishments in the mining industry. Read about our activities in the September Concentrates.
The 32nd Annual American Mining Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony, Banquet, and Fundraiser will be held at J.W. Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Tucson on Saturday, December 6, 2014. Fred Banfield, Founder of Mintec Inc, is the 2014 Inductee into the American Mining Hall of Fame. We thank our Sponsors for their generous support of our educational outreach activities.

Click on Events to become a Sponsor or purchase tickets online. You may also download the 2014 Banquet Brochure and register by mail or fax.
Reserve your Mining Weekend stay at Marriott Starr Pass. The Group is listed as SME Arizona Conference/MFSW. Guests may also call the Group Reservation Line at (877) 622-3140.

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