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Surface Mining 2014 Conference

Event Date 16 September 2014
Event End Date 17 September 2014
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

SURFACE MINING 2014

16-17 September 2014 |The Black Eagle Room, Nasrec Expo Centre

Africa's significant untapped mineral wealth continues to be an exciting and attractive destination for the worlds' explorers and developers. Market dynamics increasingly demand that projects are advanced rapidly to revenue generation. This has led to innovative technical advances in the delineation, evaluation and extraction of mineral resources.

Sponsors
On behalf of the SAIMM and the organising committee we would like to thank the following sponsors for their invaluable support:

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Banner Sponsor

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 Sponsorship Opportunities

Companies wishing to sponsor or exhibit should contact the Conference Coordinator
Yolanda Ramokgadi
Conference Co-ordinator
SAIMM, P O Box 61127
Marshalltown
2107
Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923
Co-ordinator Email: yolanda@saimm.co.za

Objectives

The objective of the conference is to showcase African surface mining. The evolving African mining sector will benefit greatly from new advances in mining technology and position the
industry at the leading edge of advance to mine faster, deeper, steeper and cheaper.


Who should attend

- Academics
- Business analysts
- Consultants
- Contractors
- Drilling and blasting specialists
- Equipment manufacturers
- Geologists
- Geotechnical engineers
- Mine managers
- Mine planning engineers
- Mineral resource managers
- Operations managers
- Planning and development engineers
- Project engineers
- Research engineers


Topics

Papers are invited that integrate the following topics:

- Operations€”bulk and selective advances
- Geotechnical slope design and monitoring (numerical modelling developments)
- Pit optimization advances€”keyboard to mine face
- Contractor vs owner, mining, pitfalls and positives
- Equipment selection
- Mine planning and grade control
- Blast optimization
- Corporate responsibility€” environmental
- Mine to mill reconciliation€”case studies
- Infrastructure
- Environmental impact


Call for papers

The Conference is being organised by The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and papers are invited for the Conference.

Prospective authors are invited to submit titles and abstracts of their papers, in English. The abstracts should be no longer than 500 words and should be submitted to:
Yolanda Ramokgadi
Conference Co-ordinator
SAIMM, P O Box 61127
Marshalltown
2107
Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923
Co-ordinator Email: yolanda@saimm.co.za


Key Dates & Publication

4 June 2014                    Submission of abstracts
11 June 2014                  Acceptance of abstracts
30 July 2014                   Submission of final paper
16-17 September 2014    Conference

Please note:
All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Selected papers will be
published in the Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.


Registration Fees

Please note:
Non-members are entitled to free membership of the SAIMM, up to 30 June 2015, for attending this event

Please Note:
- Registration fee does not include accommodation
- Prepayment is required for all Registration Fees on or before the date of the event


Contact
Yolanda Ramokgadi
Conference Co-ordinator
SAIMM, P O Box 61127
Marshalltown
2107
Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923
Co-ordinator Email: yolanda@saimm.co.za
 

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