See below for Additional Announcements.


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Monday, April 14, 2014


Please RSVP by 5 PM, Thursday, April 10, 2014


Send RSVP to Sarah Peters

775-376-0677 or


Happy Hour @ 6pm

Dinner @ 6:45pm

Talk Starts @ 7:30pm

Circus-Circus Mandalay Room

Members Dinner Cost: $25, Nonmember Dinner Cost: $30

Mackay students enjoy free admission & dinner provided by Student Dinner Sponsors

If you are interested in more information regarding becoming a Student Dinner Sponsor, please contact Sarah Peters.




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Chris Lewis, Midway Gold


Presentation Title: “From Drilling Holes to Pouring Gold”




Midway Gold has advanced its Pan Project from exploration, through the EIS process in only 20 months, and mine construction is underway.  Midway anticipates its first gold pour in 2014.


Additional Announcement


Doug Shumway, Field Trip Chair of the Southern California SME, is proposing a joint meeting with the Northern Nevada SME in Tonopah the weekend of September 26th- 29th. Tentative plans are for a no host cocktails Friday evening, a possible choice of tours to Round Mountain, Silver Peak or a road tour of Tybo, Hot Creek and Belmont. Please contact Bill Wahl (William about volunteering for help in organizing the trip.

Round Mountain's Saturday tour can be focused on kicking rocks in the pit, an overview of pit operations, mill tour or the Gold Show !!!


Sarah Peters

Northern Nevada Section Secretary

Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration


p: (775) 376-0677