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 Coal Calendar 2020


March 26 – 8th Annual Professional Engineers in Mining Seminar presented by Virginia Coal & Energy Alliance and held at Lebanon, VA. For further information, please phone 276-889-2262, email, or visit   


March 31- April 2 – MINEX Kazakhstan to be held at Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Annual, the forum brings together 400 senior executives from mining organizations and banks from more than 20 countries. Visit   


April 1-3 – 2nd Digital Mines 2020: Building Full Autonomous Mines From Pit to Port at Pan Pacific Perth, Australia. For further information, please visit


April 2 – Kanawha Valley Mining Institute Meeting 6:30 pm to be held at Holiday Inn and Suites-Charleston West, 400 Second Avenue, Charleston, WV. Speaker TBA, sponsored by Strata Worldwide. For further information, please visit  


April 4-10 - bauma 2020 to be held in Messe Muenchen, Munich, Germany. For information visit  


April 6-9 – 38th Annual South Central Joint Mine Safety and Health Conference, to be held at Hilton Anatole, Dallas, Texas. For further information, please visit  


April 12-13 - SME Central Appalachian Section Spring Meeting to be held at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort, Lexington, KY. Topics include: After Market Equipment Automaton, Changes and Developments in the Coal Industry, and Advanced Miner Training. For further information please contact Geaunita Caylor at  or 859-404-1621.    


April 14-17 - 2020 Electric Power Conference & Exhibition to be held at Gaylord Opryland Convention Center, Nashville, TN. co-locating with the 2018 Carbon Capture Utilization & Storage Conference. For further information contact Jill Dean at 713-343-1880 or visit  


April 15-16 – RMCMI Joint Texas and TMRA Regional Meeting, to be held in Tyler, Texas. Short Course and dinner on April 17th. Golf on April 17th. For further information, please phone Judy Colgan at 303-948-3300, or visit 


April 20-21 – Coal Processing Technology (CoalProTec) Conference and Exhibit to be held in Lexington Kentucky. Biannual conference and exhibition hosted by the Coal Preparation Society of America featuring a day of workshops, two days of technical sessions and 36,000 square feet of exhibition space. For more information, visit:


April 20-24 – CEDAR (Coal Education Development and source) of Southern WV 18th Regional Coal Fair to be held at Chief Logan Convention Center, 9am - 8pm. Fair closed April 9 for judging. For further information, please contact Debbie Mudd 304-357-5709 or visit


April 23 – ARBOR Day location to be advised.


April 23 – Tug Valley Mining Institute Meeting to be held at Logan Convention Center in conjunction with the CEDAR Coal Fair. Speaker Jim Bunn. Social hour 6-7 dinner 7. For information please phone 304-792-8433 or visit  


April 28-May 1 – 17th North American Mine Ventilation Symposium, Montreal, Canada in conjunction with Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (CIM). For further information, please phone 303-273-3704. Abstracts are due by May 1. Please submit abstracts here   


May 3-6 - CIM 2020 Convention to be held at Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. For further information phone 514-939-2710 ext. 1333, email, or visit


May 7-8 – RMCMI Utah Regional Meeting, to be held at Price, Utah. Visit


May 13-15 – 10th Annual New Mexico Mine Health and Safety Conference to be held in Islta Resort and Casino, Albuquerque, NM. Theme “20/20 Foresight” with Monday session “Dig Into Safety”. For further information, please visit 


May 13-15 – RMCMI Arizona and New Mexico Regional Meeting to be held at Marriott Farmington, Farmington, NM. For further information, please phone Judy Colgan at 303-948-3300, or visit 


May 16 – Tug Valley Mining Institute Meeting and Scholarship Presentations. Logan Country Club, Chapmanville, WV. Social hour 6-7 dinner 7. Scholarship meeting. Speaker TBD. Sponsor TBD. For further information, please phone 304-792-8433, email, or visit  


May 18-19 - VCEA 40th Annual Conference & Expo to be held at Marriott Meadowview Conference Center, Kingsport, TN. Includes Golf Outing. For further information, please phone 276-889-2262, email or 


May 18-20 - MINEX Tajikistan to be held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. There are more than 40 deposits of coal in Tajikistan and this forum will focus on business opportunities for international investors and supply chain companies. Visit    


June ? – MINEX Uzbekistan, to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. For further information visit


June 3-7 - 10th International Conference on Clean Coal (CCT2020) presented by IEA Clean Coal Center to be held at Houston, TX. This leading forum for innovation in the coal industry is a truly international event welcoming over 250 delegates from 30 countries to hear about technologies which reduce the environmental impact of coal and the future outlook of the coal sector worldwide. Visit 


June 4 or 11 – Annual Virginia Governor’s Cup Mine Rescue Contest to be held at UVA Wise, Wise, VA. For further information please contact VCEA phone 276-889-2262 email or visit  


June 14 - Friends of Coal West Golf Tournament, Craig, Colorado. For information visit  


June 17-22 – Montana Tech’s What a Blast! 2020 Mining Camp recruiting future mining engineers. Fifteen junior and senior high school students may apply before April 10 or visit 


June 21-23 – Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute 116th Annual Conference, to be held at Billings, Montana. For further information, please phone Judy Colgan at 303-948-3300, or visit 


June 23-25 26th CoalTrans Asia, Bali International Convention Center, The West Resort, Nusa Dua, Indonesia. Network with over 800 key decision makers. For further information visit 


June 29-July 1 Marrakech Mining Convention MMC is an annual strategic mining conference and exhibition bringing together mining ministries, mining & quarrying companies, service providers, associations, geological surveys, regulatory bodies, investors and consultants from all over the world for three days of knowledge sharing, partnering, networking and business matchmaking. For further information, visit  

July 12-18 – VCEA 25TH Annual Project Coal & Gas Summer Energy Education Program. For information please phone 276-889-2262 email or visit  


July 23-25 – 38th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining presented by SME, to be held at Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa, Morgantown, WV. For further information, please email or visit   


August 3-5 – ACC Coal Market Strategies Conference to be held at Sonoma, California. For further information, please visit 


August 5-6 - RMCMI Colorado and Utah Regional Meeting, Craig, Colorado. For further information phone Judy Colgan 303-948-3300 or visit  


August 12-13 – RMCMI Tri-State Regional Meeting (Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming) to be held in Billings, Montana. For further information, please phone Judy Colgan at 303-948-3300, or visit 


August 25-27 – Illinois Mining Institute 124th Annual Meeting, to be held at The Pavilion of the City of Marion, Marion, Illinois. For further information, please contact Sheila Colombo, 618-985-4035, e-mail, or visit 


September 4-5 – Future of Mining EMEA to be held at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, England. Conference is presented by Aspermont Media to bring together the industry leaders, who shape the Future of Mining across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. For more information visit  


September 10-13 – Fair Katowice 2019, International Fair of Mining, Power Industry and Metallurgy. Over 400 companies exhibit and around 30,000 visitors attend. To exhibit email and for further information visit