3rd Annual Mine Site Automation and Communication

22 - 25 July, 2013

Sandton Sun Hotel, Sandton, South Africa

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Key speakers and judges at Mine Site Automation 2013 include:

 William J Clancey PhD
William J Clancey PhD
Chief Scientist, Human-Centered Computing, Intelligent Systems Division
Dr Jeanette McGill
Dr Jeanette McGill
Competency Area Manager
Novel Mining Methods, South Africa
Dr Bryan Watson
Dr Bryan Watson
Unit Manager Rock Engineering
South Deep Gold Mine, Gold Fields
 Peter Simpson
Peter Simpson
BSS, Australia

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Implementation and integration of new communication and automation systems to radically improve safety and productivity

As part of its successful series of Mine Site Automation & Communication events, Mining IQ is pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual Mine Site Automation & Communication Africa conference will take place in July 2013.

The improvement in global market conditions, an increase in commodity demand, as well as the need to provide safer working environments means that automation is everyone's next step to a more efficient mine site. The implementation of wireless communication infrastructure can increase efficiency and productivity, as well as levels of safety. The success of your automated mine depends upon this secure and reliable communication backbone.

This leading African mining automation and communication event will help you understand the limitations of automation and communications systems, as well showcase which technologies would best suite your signature mine site. Learning from those who are already in the process of implementing and integrating automation technologies will help you decide which methods, strategies and technologies are going to give you the best return on investment.

Join us at the Sandton Sun for the 3rd installation in our successful series. Our other guests include automation fundis from the following companies:

  • Department of Mineral Resources
  • Anglo American
  • NASA
  • Rio Tinto
  • Debswana
  • Goldfields
  • Konkola
  • Khutala Colliery
  • Chamber Of Mines RSA (MOSH)
  • CSIR
  • Metallion Gold

…..and many more

What’s new for 2013:

  • Differential case studies on open pit and underground mining automation systems: leading the way in Africa
  • Intelligent mining – a roadmap for advancing the frontier of deep level mining
  • Different mining solutions – strategic insights into CAT and Modular methodologies
  • Future developments in automation focusing on information and management systems
  • Coal extraction methodologies and improve your productivity
  • Ore blending
  • Autonomous mine operations - the value of adopting enterprise solutions in a mining production environment
  • Wireless communication infrastructure architecture - latest update in today's digital mine
  • A legislative update: collision avoidance adoption and MOSH working towards zero harm
  • Autonomous haulage and driverless trucks:minimising your environmental footprint and loss of productivity
  • More African case studies from leading mines revolutionising the frontier

What IQPC's global attendees say about our Mine Site Automation & Communication series

"Good conference to follow up and present the latest communication technology"Control Engineer, Sedgeman Limited
"Really good conference, very well organised"Project Engineering, Calibre
"Excellent presentations and knowledge"Engineering Manger, BHP Billiton
"Well presented technical information"Technical Planning Manager, Impala Platinium
"Highly informative and an eye opener in some cases"Management Consultant, Hatch

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