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Underground Operators Conference

March 25, 2020 @ 8:00 am March 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Underground Operators Conference 2020

Underground mine operators conference 2020


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Perth Conference and Exhibition Centre

21 Mounts Bay Road
Perth, 6000 Australia
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+61 (0)8 9338 0300
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A flagship event in AusIMM’s calendar, the Underground Operators (UGOPS) conference will return again in 2020. Bringing together mining engineers, mine operators, technical service managers and consultants, UGOPS sets the benchmark for sharing underground operational experiences and industry best practice

Underground Operators 2020 will highlight solutions for developing smarter and more cost-effective ways to extract orebodies, allowing operators to satisfy the global demand for raw materials alongside lowering environmental impact.

The conference will feature presentations from expert keynote speakers sharing detailed insights on the latest industry developments, and specialised workshops will also be available for unique professional development opportunities.

Conference chair Anne-Marie Ebbels said Underground Operators 2020 would highlight the importance of sharing knowledge and the importance of working together in the global underground mining community.

“The key takeaway will be knowledge and the opportunity for delegates to implement changes to their own operation. The conference also provides the opportunity to develop a wider network that can be tapped for support for future solutions,” Ebbels said.

Keynote speaker and Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum president Roy Slack will address the fantastic opportunity the mining industry has to be a leader for global change.

In an interview with AusIMM, Slack expressed the important role of young professionals in the industry being a guiding force for new ways of operating.

“We are in a time of very rapid change… We need people that thrive on change, that embrace and know what to do with it,” Slack said.

The conference will also feature keynote speakers Laura Tyler (Asset president BHP Olympic Dam), Knut Garshol (Rock Engineering consultant, Sweden) and Gary Zamel (Executive chairman, CommChain).

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