SOMP annual meeting

Published on Monday, 27 August 2012

From 12 to 16 July, the former and new head of the institute – Dr. János Földessy and Dr. Ferenc Mádai – attended the annual meeting of the Society of Mining Professors (SOMP) in Wroclaw, Poland.



The Society of Mining Professors (SOMP)  was established 22 years ago. It coordinates the higher education of mining-related universities all over the world. The perfect programme that was organized by the Worclaw Polytechnical University with the help and sponsorship of the Polish copper mining company, the KGHM included a field trip to mining sites. Participants could take a complete visit to the Polkowice mine of the KGHM, where rock salt and copper ore is extracted from a thousand metres depth.