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WIMnet Conference Grant recipient report – 2018 Mine Waste and Tailings Conference
WIMNet Conference Grant recipient Di Liu describes her experience at the recent AusIMM Mine Waste and Tailings Conference. As a successful recipient of the WIMnet Conference Grant for the AusIMM Mine Waste and Tailings Conference, July 2018, I would like to express my sincere appreciation for the grant, the AusIMM WIMnet, and the conference organising committee. From attending and presenting at the conference, I found it is a great opportunity and experience to share the research Read More
Global Mining Leaders keynote speaker highlight: Ric Gros
[caption id="attachment_13959" align="alignright" width="300"] Ric Gros.[/caption] METS Ignited CEO Ric Gros will feature during the highly anticipated Global Mining Leaders conference Day 2 session 'How to benefit from technological disruption'. Ric has more than 30 years' experience in senior leadership roles across mining equipment, mineral processing, infrastructure, construction, B2B industrial, fast-moving consumer goods and global supply chains. Ric’s career has included Read More
Global Mining Leaders keynote speaker highlight: Nick Holland
[caption id="attachment_13957" align="alignright" width="300"] Nick Holland.[/caption] Nick Holland, Gold Fields CEO, will feature on day 2 of the Global Mining Leaders conference. Gold Fields Limited is a globally diversified gold producer with seven operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa, and a total attributable annual gold-equivalent production of approximately 2.2 million ounces. Under Nick the company has introduced its vision of 'Being the global leader Read More
Global Mining Leaders keynote speaker highlight: Tony O’Neill
[caption id="attachment_13961" align="alignright" width="300"] Tony O'Neill[/caption] Hear from Tony O’Neill, Group Director – Technical, Anglo American on day 2 of the Global Mining Leaders conference about how to benefit from technological disruption. The Anglo American Group operates a portfolio of high quality and long-life resource assets through innovative practices and technologies. They have mining operations in southern Africa, North and South America and Australia. Tony Read More
Global Mining Leaders keynote speaker highlight: Rowena Smith
In the modern operating environment, it is imperative that mining companies are socially and environmentally responsible. [caption id="attachment_13963" align="alignright" width="237"] Rowena Smith.[/caption] Rowena Smith, South32's Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), will share her insights on the importance of trust for competitive advantage during Session 2 of AusIMM's Global Mining Leaders conference. South 32 are a global resources company, listed on three continents and with Read More
The social aspects of mine closure
With many mining operations in the Australasian region approaching the end of their productive lives, good management of mine closure transition is becoming increasingly important. In the past, environmental rehabilitation has been the focal point of this work and some excellent results have been achieved; rehabilitation science is advanced and well-documented. The same cannot be said for the social aspects of closure, although this is frequently the focal point in closure transition in Read More