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Conference Themes

  • Exploration, including ore genesis, geology, geophysics and geochemistry.
  • Geostatistics and ore reserve estimation covering geostatistical methods and reporting requirements.
  • Ore characterisation, including classification, mineralogy, petrology and geometallurgy at regional, mine and orebody scale.
  • Mining, including all aspects from pit design and optimisation to blasting, ore haulage and grade reconciliation.
  • Processing, including materials handling, crushing, screening, grinding, beneficiation, dewatering, filtration, tailings disposal, granulation, sintering, pelletising and value adding.
  • Automation, including process control, autonomous vehicles, drones and remote operation.

  • Project optimisation and development, including cost reduction and debottlenecking.
  • Health, safety, environment and community, including regulatory, environmental, heritage, community, reducing emissions and carbon footprint, water conservation, mine rehabilitation, mine closure and safety issues.
  • Technical marketing, including market outlook and the impact of product quality on iron and steel making.
  • Logistics and utilities, including road, rail, shipping, port, pumping, water, gas and electricity supply.
  • New equipment, including development, performance and industry needs.