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Extraction 2025 + Copper 2025 + Ni-Co 2025

November 16-22, 2025

Phoenix, Arizona, USA


November 16-22, 2025


Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Save the Date: Extraction 2025

The Extraction Meeting & Exhibition is back! Extraction is the home of important recurring symposia that examine new developments in foundational extractive metallurgy topics and techniques. It also offers new programming designed to share the latest research and insights on emerging technologies and issues that are shaping the global extractive metallurgy industry. The Extraction 2025 Meeting & Exhibition (Extraction 2025) is scheduled for November 16–22, 2025, at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

The Extraction Meeting & Exhibition is jointly organized by The Metallurgy and Materials Society (MetSoc) of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME), and The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS). The Extraction 2025 conference co-chairs are:

  • MetSoc: Nathan Stubina, PACE Global, Canada
  • SME: Kimberly Mills, Samuel Engineering, USA
  • TMS: Christina Meskers, SINTEF Manufacturing, Norway


Extraction 2025 will feature the following co-located meetings: 

The 12th International Copper Conference (Copper 2025)

Copper 2025 will continue its long tradition of excellence by bringing together researchers and practitioners from around the world to share scientific innovations and technical developments on copper mining, production, and fabrication. TMS and SME are proud to be hosting Copper 2025 with the collaboration of Gesellschaft der Metallurgen und Bergleute eV (GDMB); Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas de Chile (IIMCH); the Metallurgical and Materials Society of Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum (CIM) (MetSoc); the Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan (MMIJ); the Non-ferrous Society of China (NFSoc); and the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM).

The organizing committee for Copper 2025 includes:

  • Gerardo Alvear Flores, CaEng Associates, TMS Copper 2025 Co-Chair
  • Kimberly Mills, Samuel Engineering, SME Copper 2025 C0-Chair
  • Dean Gregurek, RHI Magnesita Global R&D, TMS Technical Co-Chair
  • Nick Gow, Paterson & Cooke, SME Technical Co-Chair
  • Adam House, Paterson & Cooke, SME Technical Co-Chair


The 6th International Symposium on Nickel and Cobalt (Ni-Co 2025)

Ni-Co 2025 will convene operators, engineers, and researchers to exchange information about all aspects of current and future processing technologies for nickel and cobalt. TMS and MetSoc are excited to organize this symposium.

The following individuals are leading the organizing committee for this conference:

  • Sina Mostaghel, AtkinsRéalis, Chair
  • Stuart Nicol, Glencore Technology, Co-Chair


In addition, Extraction 2025 will explore cross-cutting areas on topics of common interest, with talks and programming that will provide forward-looking, multi-disciplinary, and societal perspectives.


Don’t miss your opportunity to gather with the global extractive metallurgy community for four days of networking and learning. Save the date for Extraction 2025. Visit for more details and to sign up to receive updates about this meeting.