Mine Design, Operations and Closure Conference

Mine Design, Operations & Closure Conference

Please contact Susie Anderson at 406-496-4311 or suanderson@mtech.edu with questions.

Plan to attend the Mine Design, Operations & Closure Conference in 2020. The conference is scheduled for August 17-20, 2020 at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort.

Online registration is now open!

The Mine Design, Operations & Closure Conference is proud to be celebrating 28 years of educational conferences. As one of the last mining conferences of its kind in the northwest, the conference will once again offer the latest in mining-related technologies and methods, delivered by a host of industry professionals. Make plans to attend!


Fairmont Hot Springs Resort will once again be the host facility for the Mine Design, Operations & Closure Conference. Guest will be treated to two Olympic-size swimming pools, two soaking pools, and a 350-foot water slide, as well as an 18-hole golf course, an on-site massage therapy studio, and fitness center and steam room. Make plans to attend and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of Fairmont Hot Springs Resort.

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
Room Rates: Single: $96 plus tax, Double $111 plus tax
Room block will be released on April 2, 2020
I-90 Exit 211 (15 miles west of Butte, Montana)
1500 Fairmont Road
Fairmont, MT 59711
For reservations call 800-332-3272 or visit www.fairmontmontana.com
Group ID23621


Air service is available to Bert Mooney Airport, which is located in Butte. For airport information, call 406-494-3771.

Shuttle Service:  Fairmont offers 24-hour shuttle service both to and from Bert Mooney Airport.  Fee is $10 each way. Call Fairmont Hot Springs Resort at 800-332-3272 to make arrangements.


Sunday Short Course:       $145
Monday Field Trip:             $160
Full General Session:          $395
Per day General Session:  $140 – Tuesday
                                             $140 – Wednesday
                                             $115 - Thursday

Daily continental breakfasts and lunches, as well as afternoon snack breaks and two evening socials will be provided to all conference participants. If you have special dietary needs, please call 406-496-4311 to make special arrangements.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
: A full refund will be issued to any conference enrollee who cancels up to one week prior to conference time. Anything less than one-week's notice will results in a 50% refund. Refunds will NOT be issued to those who do not show.

Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

By attending the Mine Design, Operations & Closure Conference, you will be eligible for Professional Development Hours (PDHs). Each hour of class time equates to one PDH.

Need more information? Contact Susie Anderson 406-496-4311, or email suanderson@mtech.edu.