2014 Key Speakers

Peter Simpson
Director
BSS, Australia
Dr. Jeannette McGill
Competency Area Manager
Novel Mining Methods, South Africa
Donovan Waller
Head of Automation & Remote Control Technology Development
Anglo American
Casper van Zyl
Manager: Operations New Technology
Gold Fields South Deep
William Clancey
Chief Scientist, Human Centered Computing, Intelligent Systems Division
NASA Ames, USA
Daan Velthausz
Smart World Flagship
CSIR Meraka Institute
Robby Sambwa
Engineering Manager
Konkola Mine, Zambia
Ngoni Chikore
Group Infrastructure Manager
Debswana, Botswana

Creating a reliable communication network, establishing an integrated architecture and using data to determine where improvements can be made improving productivity, efficiency and safety

Join us in Johannesburg on the 2nd – 4th December 2014 at the Crowne Plaza in Rosebank, Johannesburg

After another successful event in 2013, Mining IQ is pleased to bring you the 4th edition of the Mine Site Automation & Communication Africa taking place in Rosebank, Johannesburg on 2 – 4 December 2014.

The last 12 months have seen great shifts occur to the mining industry in Africa. The economic climate coupled with a drop in commodity prices has meant that all operations have had to review their current operations to determine where costs can be cut, production improved and efficiencies gained. Mining automation is seen by leading companies as the future of the industry. For companies who have implemented automation improvements in production levels, increased precision and levels of safety have been noticed. Can you afford to be behind your competitors?

This leading African mining automation and communication event will help you understand the limitations of automation and communications systems, as well as 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.

Key focus areas for 2014?

  • Lean manufacturing – sweating your assets and optimising your mining value chain
  • Managing secure, reliable and available communication network for effective decision making
  • Bridging the gap between strategy and operations using cloud data
  • Assessing existing network architecture and the technology required to integrate assets
  • Achieving full system integration of automation systems for seamless operations
  • Using real-time data to make informed decisions and process improvements
  • Improving operator efficiency through simulation and visualisation technologies
  • Smart innovations in mining

Reasons you should exhibit at Mine Site Automation & Communication Africa 2014

  • Gain face-to-face contact with leading decision makers
  • Meet new and existing clients
  • Demonstrate your products, make sales and increase your profile in the industry
  • Generate qualified business leads for your team
  • Network with Africa’s largest gathering of coal professionals
  • Win new business and keep in touch with your existing customers

If you want to get in front of potential customers actively looking for suppliers and get the chance to have hundreds of face to face meetings in short period of time whilst also benefiting from brand exposure and thought leadership, then you must be at Mine Site Automation & Communication Africa 2014

Who you will network with at Mine Site Automation and Communication 2014?

  • Automation Engineers
  • Communication Engineers / Technicians
  • Electrical Engineering Managers
  • Engineering Managers
  • Head of Technology
  • Manager Control and Automation
  • Mining Systems Engineer
  • Process Control / Control Systems Manager
  • Production Systems Engineer
  • Project Directors / Managers
  • Senior Instrumentation & Control Engineers
  • Head of Innovation

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