Mine Design, Operations and Closure Conference

Mine Design, Operations & Closure Conference

Plan to attend the Mine Deign, Operations & Closure Conference in 2020. The conference is scheduled for May 3-7, 2020 at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort.

If you are interested in submitting an abstract for consideration in 2020, please email a brief write up to Susie Anderson at suanderson@mtech.edu no later than December 17, 2019.

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
I-90 Exit 211 (15 miles west of Butte, Montana)
1500 Fairmont Road
Fairmont, MT 59711
(800) 332-3272 
(406) 797-3241
www.fairmontmontana.com Group ID22288


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.


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.