About Us

About Us

The Underground Construction Association, a Division of SME (UCA) welcomes you to the George Fox Conference in New York City.

About UCA

The UCA Division is dedicated to providing industry-leading professional products such as, Tunneling & Underground Construction magazine, OneTunnel, North American Tunnel Demand Forecast, the George A. Fox Conference, and the North American Tunneling Conference.


About SME

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) is a professional society (nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation) whose more than 13,000 membership represents all professionals serving the minerals industry in more than 100 countries. SME members include engineers, geologists, metallurgists, educators, students and researchers. SME advances the worldwide mining and underground construction community through information exchange and professional development. SME's staff is located in Englewood, Colorado.

Become a Member of SME

SME members are among the most educated, tenured and successful professionals in the minerals, tunneling and underground construction industries. As a member of SME and UCA, you have access to more than 13,000 top professionals across 100 countries who can help your career skyrocket. Visit smenet.org to learn more about SME's various membership opportunities.

SME members receive discounted pricing on conference registration. Become a member today to take advantage of this and many more benefits such as discounts in the SME bookstore, a free subscription to Tunneling & Underground Construction (T&UC) and Mining Engineering, daily access to the tunnel demand forecast, unlimited access to OneMine and OneTunnel, and much more.

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