About Us

About Us

The Underground Construction Association of SME (UCA of SME) would like to welcome you to the Cutting Edge in Miami, Florida.

About Cutting Edge

North American Tunneling Journal (NATJ) and the Underground Construction Association of SME (UCA of SME) welcomes you to the Cutting Edge conference on Advances in Tunneling Technology in Miami, Florida. Featuring subject-specific presentations that focus on innovations and practical experience, and extended in-depth industry discussion sessions – which have become a trademark of this conference – Cutting Edge will educate and inform attendees on recent developments in tunneling technology. The two-day conference will also feature a tailored exhibit, and unique networking and social functions.

About UCA

The UCA Division of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (UCA of SME) is dedicated to provide the best professional products available to the industry through T&UC (Tunneling & Underground Construction) magazine, the George A. Fox Conference, the North American Tunneling Conference, and the North American Tunnel Demand Forecast. Additionally, members will have complete access to all SME products, services and events including the RETC, Mining Engineering magazine, SME short courses and topical conferences, more than 100 other publications and proceedings, web and career services, and much more. The SME and UCA members provide critical industry and technical knowledge as well as premier educational and professional development opportunities for industry practitioners across the globe.