Toward the end of 2008, a number of copper mines curtailed production and expansion projects were put on hold or cancelled due to the falling copper prices. Despite all of the above, attendance at the 2009 annual meeting was very good and President Luxbacher was able to report in his State of the Society presentation that; membership continued to grow, we had our fifth increase in operational surplus and SME was able to provide additional member benefits such as OneMine.org (Fig. 2).
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