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Coal 2020 | Coal operator’s conference | surface mining and underground mining
February 12 - February 14
Coal2020, the Coal Operators’ Conference, will be held on 12-14 February 2020 at the University of Wollongong, Australia. Addressing issues in both surface mining and underground coal mining, this technical conference will provide an opportunity to be enriched by quality presentation and industry research.
With various aspects of modern coal mining operations, the conference offers the opportunity for industry experts to share research and insights. Celebrating its 19th year, this three-day event includes a pre-conference workshop, industry exhibitions, social and networking activities, along with technically enriching presentations.
The conference is organised by the Mining Engineering Group of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong and is supported by both the Illawarra Branch of The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and the Mine Managers Association of Australia.
Key subject matter for the conference will include
Mining methods; longwall, bord and pillar, top coal caving and hydraulic mining;
Equipment and machinery performance as well as mining automation;
Ground control and strata management;
Instrumentation and monitoring;
Rock bolting, cable bolting or other roof support techniques;
Coal burst, mine gas drainage and outburst control;
Mine fires and explosions;
Mine management and mine contract.
Why not download the proceedings of the past 2019 Conference here
The Coal2020 Conference also provides opportunities for exhibitors of surface mining and underground coal mining equipment to showcase their products. More information is available on the conference website.