December 2021
Volume 73    Issue 12

The Legacy of AIME; The four member societies

Mining Engineering , 2021, Vol. 73, No. 12, pp. 32-32
Luxbacher, George


Founded in 1871, The American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME) celebrates its 150-year anniversary in 2021. Over five previous columns published in Mining Engineering this year, I’ve covered the 150-year history of AIME, from 1871 to 2021. Since today AIME has just four voting members (honorary membership, while a distinguished award, imparts no actual membership), and each member society has some members who belong to one or more societies because of the diversity of their interests, this column will give a brief background of each of the AIME member societies.


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