SME Foundation Auction

SME Foundation Silent Auction

Silent Auction Dates, Times and Venue

The 2018 SME Foundation Silent Auction held on Sunday, February 25, 2018 in Minnesota was a success! Thank you to all who participated in this wonderful event. Please join us at the 2019 SME Annual Conference & Expo and the CMA 121st National Western Mining Conference during our gala dinner on February 24 – 6:00-11:00pm in Denver, Colorado.

We are currently accepting items valued over $100 in expectation of another successful auction next year. In addition, we would love to have you or your organization make a matching donation towards the proceeds from the auction. All contributors will receive recognition in the April issue of the Mining Engineering magazine as an auction donor. They will also receive a tax deductible receipt for their contributions.

Donate Items

WANTED: Silent Auction Donations!

CAN YOU HELP?  We are in desperate need for more donations! Items that generate great interest and worthwhile funding include:

  • Scale models of mining equipment (trucks, dozers, etc.)
  • Historical mining equipment and memorabilia
  • High quality mineral or fossil specimen
  • Quality jewelry or gems
  • Mine tours, trips, getaways, activities
  • Professional services, spa packages
  • Gift baskets and gift cards
The silent auction is an excellent way to help raise funds for the educational programs that the SME Foundation supports annually.  PLEASE help make it another successful auction by donating today! Contact Lorie Laessig at, or mail your donation directly to The SME Foundation, 12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle, Englewood, CO  80112-4167.