The 2013 National Women in Mining conference will be held at the Hotel Roanoke on April 25-27. Hosted by the Virginia Tech Chapter of Women in Mining, the conference will include hazard training and a tour of Lhoist Kimballton underground limestone mine in Giles County. Registration prices before March 25 start at $125 for WIM members, $75 for students,spouses and guests, $150 for nonmembers. For more information, visit the Virginia Tech Mining website.
Here is the press release from Virginia Tech.
BLACKSBURG, Va., March 6, 2013 – The Virginia Tech Chapter of Women in Mining will host the national group’s 2013 meeting, beginning on April 25 at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Roanoke, Va.
Two Virginia Tech Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering faculty members, KrayLuxbacher and Emily Sarver, are hosting the national meeting. Read more »