Membership to the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers is open to everyone who has a serious interest in mining, mining technology or mining history. We have a number of different membership categories.
Those with formal mining engineering qualifications are categorised as Honorary Fellows, Fellows, Members, Associate Members and Students. Those members with a serious interest in mining, mining technology or mining history are categorised as Associates.
Please browse the different levels of membership below to find out more about joining The Mining Institute. You can also follow this link to download the Membership Application Form (207Kb, pdf document) to apply for membership.
Corporate Members comprise of Honorary Fellow, Fellow and Member
Annual Fee £33.00.
Honorary Fellows shall comprise Persons who in the opinion of the council distinguished themselves by their attainments, or have so contributed to the advancement of mining or other branches of technology as to be approved and be elected by the Council.
"Fellows" shall comprise all persons of not less than 30 years of age who in the opinion of council shall
(a) have been so educated and trained in mining engineering or an ancillary branch thereof or in a field associated therewith as in the opinion of the Council to be fully qualified; shall hold such certificate of competency or possess such qualifications as the Council may from time to time prescribe; and shall have had at least five years
experience in a responsible position, or a corporate member of a revelent body recognised by the council such as shall satisfy the Council as to his professional ability; or
(b) be a person whose position and attainments in science or technology or other related field justify in the opinion of the Council, his election as a Fellow.
Members shall comprise of persons of not less than 25 years who in the opinion of the Council are engaged in pursuits of a character which, lead to qualification as a Fellow or are otherwise approved by the Council, and shall have passed such examinations as the Council may from time to time prescribe.
Non Corporate Members comprise of Associate Members, Students and Associates.
Annual Fee £27.50
Associate Members shall comprise of persons of not less than 23 years who in the opinion of the Council must at the time of his/her candidature be engaged in mining engineering or an ancillary branch thereof or in a science associated therewith and shall satisfy the Council that he/she is in the process of qualifying as a Corporate Member or otherwise approved by the council and shall have passed such examinations as the Council may from time to time prescribe.
Students shall comprise of persons who are in the process of qualifying for the profession of mining engineering or a field related to mining. Such person may continue as a Student until he/she attains the age of 25 years while they continue to study.
Associates shall comprise all persons who shall be a person who desires to promote and advance the science, history, research and practice of mining and holds a position, which, in the opinion of the Council renders him eligible for Associateship.
To apply for Associate Membership please download and complete the Membership Application Form (207Kb, pdf document). Or contact us if you have any further queries.
The cost of Associate membership is £27.50 per year.
Corporate Member may use the title of the class to which he belongs, or the appropriate abbreviation thereof as shown hereunder, and shall not use any other title or abbreviation to describe his membership of the Institute: -
Honorary Fellow Hon FNEIMME