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Society of Mining Professors 6th Regional Conference 2018

Event Date 12 March 2018
Event End Date 14 March 2018
Location Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Downloads SOMP 2018 - Sponsorship Opportunities.pdf
SOMP Announcement & Call for Papers 21072017.pdf

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The Society of Mining Professors (SOMP) in collaboration with Mining Engineering Education South Africa (MEESA) and The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) is proud to host

Society of Mining Professors 6th Regional Conference 2018

Overcoming challenges in the Mining Industry through sustainable mining practices

12–13 March 2018 — Conference
14 March 2018— Technical Visit

Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

Mining Engineering Education South Africa (MEESA) will host the Society of Mining Professors (SOMP) 6th Regional Conference with the theme: Overcoming challenges in the Mining Industry through sustainable mining practices. The Society of Mining Professors is a vibrant Society representing the global academic community and committed to making a significant contribution to the future of the minerals disciplines. The main goal of the Society is to guarantee the scientific, technical, academic and professional knowledge required to ensure a sustainable supply of minerals for mankind. The Society facilitates information exchange, research and teaching partnerships and other collaborative activities among its members. MEESA is comprised of the School of Mining Engineering at the University of Witwatersrand, the Department of Mining Engineering at the University of Pretoria, the Department of Mining Engineering at the University of Johannesburg and the Department of Mining Engineering at the University of South Africa.

The 6th Regional Conference gives a platform to academics, researchers, government officials, Minerals Industry professionals and other stakeholders an opportunity to interact, exchange and analyse the challenges and opportunities within the Minerals Industry. For any country to develop technologically and economically there must be a strong link between its industry, government & academic institutions. This conference will put together the role-players of the Mineral Industry from within and outside South Africa.

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