The WAIMM groups provide the relevant platform for skill enhancement and knowledge sharing where specific professionals in the core sectors of the mining and petroleum industry meet, network and discuss pertinent and pressing specific issues in their field of practice.
This is the core grade of WAIMM membership and is available to mining engineers, metallurgists & material engineers, geoscientists and engineering professionals with at least 5 years relevant experience in the mining or petroleum industry.
WAIMM's major annual conference - the WAIC has been a great platform for knowledge transfer and in-depth information about industry operations. I have never missed any of the conferences since it has given me the opportunity to interact and share ideas with great and knowledgeable professionals from the industry.
To be eligible as a Member
You must have completed a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in mining, metallurgy & material engineering, geomatic engineering, geosciences/earth science and related engineering programs with 5 years post qualification industry experience, or
Have achieved professional status and a position of professional responsibility over a period of at least 5 years engaged in the mining industry, oil and gas, research, science or professional organizations directly involved with those industries
Application to the Member grade of WAIMM membership must be sponsored by three WAIMM Members or Fellows. At least one of the sponsors must be a WAIMM Fellow.
WAIMM members automatically receive discounted rates at all our workshops, seminars and conferences, publications and other event registrations.
Networking with peers at branch meetings and conferences provides a forum for establishing valuable contacts to further career development.
Membership Directory – all Members will have their names listed in the membership directory with their contact details under strict confidence and can publicize their consultancy services as well.
Unlimited access to our on-line resources and journals.
The opportunity to be part of a specialist Society of professionals towards the development, knowledge transfer, exposure to current trends and best practices in your field of practice.
Receives the monthly WAIMM newsletter on upcoming society events and news free of charge.
Members share their knowledge and ideas through networking with peers of different professional backgrounds during WAIMM organized meetings, seminars and conferences.
WAIMM is your number one-stop-shop location to your professional information and growth.
Dr Bright Oppong - Affum
Lecturer, UMaT - Ghana
The West African Institute Of Mining,
Metallurgy & Petroleum
Our focus is to provide career and professional development to advance the knowledge and skillset of students, academia , industry professionals, and companies in the resources sector by creating the platform where they can access new and emerging advancement in industry practices.