Peer-Reviewed Paper Submissions

Mining Engineering Print Edition

Mining Engineering features the extended abstracts of the peer-reviewed technical papers published in SME’s Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) journal, previously named Minerals & Metallurgical Processing (MMP). MME is published six times a year (February, April, June, August and December) in partnership with Springer Nature, one of the world's leading global research, educational and professional publishers. There are no publication fees or page restrictions. An Open Access option is available.

All SME members have free online access to the full-text papers of MME through SpringerLink. In addition, through the extensive Springer network, MME papers can reach up to 7,000 libraries and institutions and 20 million desktops worldwide. MME is included in Clarivate’s Web of Science and has an impact factor; it is abstracted and indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), SCOPUS, Google Scholar, Current Contents/Engineering, Computing and Technology, EBSCO Discovery Service, Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China, Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST), Naver, OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service, ProQuest-ExLibris Primo, ProQuest-ExLibris Summon.

For paper submission, please access MME’s "Instructions for Authors" by clicking on the link in the right-hand column of, and then go to to submit your paper.

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