The following Special Events are offered during MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2020.

Wednesday, Sept. 30, Awards Luncheon
12:30 – 2:15 p.m.
USD $60.00 per person (includes lunch)
Tickets can be purchased during registration.

This luncheon recognizes U.S. mines for their accomplishments and commitment to safety, technology innovations, reclamation and sustainability, community outreach and economic development.

Safety Awards

The safety awards recognize the 2019 Sentinels of Safety Awards, presented annually by the National Mining Association (NMA), and the Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovation Awards presented by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The Sentinels of Safety Awards recognize the safest U.S. mines and are given in 10 categories, both coal and mineral mining operations, for recording the most hours without a lost-time injury, in a calendar year. A minimum of 4,000 hours is required for award consideration. The NIOSH Awards recognize mines and companies who have made an extraordinary effort to apply technologies in ways that improve worker safety.

U.S. Department of the Interior Awards

The U.S. Department of the Interior Awards will honor U.S. mines making outstanding contributions to the environment, mine reclamation, community outreach and economic development. The DOI awards are the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Awards, and the Bureau of Land Reclamation’s Sustainable Minerals Development Awards.

Sunday, Sept. 27, South Point 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Race
Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7 p.m.
Discounted Tickets Available to MINExpo 2020 Attendees

The South Point 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 27, immediately before MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2020, two weeks later than previous years. In recognition of the show, the No. 8 Caterpillar Camaro ZL1 1LE, will sport a special MINExpo 2020 car design. The weekend event will include the inaugural South Point 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race, the Alsco 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race and the World of Westgate 200 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race.

Discounted tickets are available to MINExpo attendees. To purchase tickets, click here. The password is MINEXPO20.