Asociación de Ingenieros de Minas, Metalurgistas y Geólogos de México, A.C.

About the Association

Created in 1951, the Association of Mining Engineers, Metallurgists and Geologists of Mexico AC is composed of more than three thousand members, registered in 34 Districts or Representations of the Association in mining units or localities, throughout 20 States of the Republic. All of them work in the mining companies that operate in Mexico, such as supplying machinery, equipment, services and supplies for the mining-metallurgical industry, in the Schools and Faculties of Earth Sciences of our country, as well as in the government sector. The wives of the members are organized in the Committee of Ladies, group that extends in those places where the Association is established.

The most prestigious elements of the Association are the following:

  • The National Awards are distinctions for the most important individuals in the Mexican mining sector. In these Awards, the following categories participate are: Mining, Metallurgy, Geology, Education in Earth Sciences and Environment in Mining.
  • The International Mining Convention is a meeting held biannually in odd years. The first Convention was organized in the city of Chihuahua in 1955. Today, it is the most traditional and important mining event in Mexico, besides being one of the largest events in Latin America. 32 editions of the Convention have been organized; the last was held in Guadalajara in 2017, with a turnout of more than 12 thousand attendees. In even years, the Association organizes events in Chihuahua, Zacatecas, Durango and Hermosillo. Likewise, once a year the Laguna District Golf Tournament and the Miner's Day in the City of Guanajuato are celebrated.
  • Geomimet Magazine, it is the official magazine of the Association, edited bimonthly and focused on geology, metallurgy and mining as other topics of interest.
  • The website is the instrument of daily communication between the Association, the partners and the mining community.
  • Grants for undergraduate students in Earth Sciences through the Ladies Committee of the AIMMGM.

The Association is headquartered in Mexico City, but has other offices in Hermosillo, Chihuahua, Durango, Pachuca and Guanajuato.

Likewise, the Association maintains a fraternal and cooperative relationship with other groups in the mining sector, such as the College of Mining Engineers, Metallurgists and Geologists of Mexico; the Mining Chamber of Mexico and the National Association of Mining Directors of the States.



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