Society of Mining Professors adopts Mining Technology
as official journal
Maney Publishing and the Society of Mining Professors (SOMP) are pleased to
announce a new partnership which sees theadoption of Mining Technology as
the SOMP official journal.
This development will bring Mining Technology to the attention of an important new group of mining
engineers and compliments existingrelationships with the Institute of Materials, Minerals and
Mining (IOM3) and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM).
Three members of SOMP have been appointed to the editorial board;Professor Z. Agioutantis from
the Technical University of Crete, Greece, Dr. V. Kecojevic from West Virginia University, USA and
Professor Dr-Ing. O. Langefeld from Technische UniversitätClausthal, Germany. SOMP members
will receive online access to the quarterly journal through the SOMP website. They will also be
eligible for a discounted print subscription.
Professor Michael Karmis, theSecretary General of SOMP, noted that “this partnership will
ensure that the traditions and heritage of the Society will be better preserved, and Mining
Technology will serve an important role as atechnological bridge for mining educational institutions
around the world”.
Professor Peter Dowd (Editor) was instrumental in bringing about the partnership and is pleased
to be working with SOMP:“I welcome the affiliation of Mining Technology with the Society of Mining
Professors, who represent all of the world's major university mining schools. This consolidates and
further enhances theposition of Mining Technology as the world's leading international scholarly
journal that covers all aspects of underground, surface and offshore mining”.
Mining Technology is published by Maney onbehalf of IOM3 and in association with AusIMM.
Edited by Professor Dowd (University of Adelaide, Australia), the journal is devoted to all aspects
of underground, opencast, and offshore mining...
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