2008 Australian Mining Technology Conference

CRCMining has issued a call for papers for this event (theme Smart Technologies for Sustaining the Minerals Boom), to be held September 16-18 at the Novotel Twin Waters Resort in Queensland. Visit the CRCMining website (http://mcsv.net/cgi-bin/redir?MCid=RYFnv15COuyiJOFzN6ye) to download the Call for Papers information sheet and abstract submission template.
The conference will examine how technology can play a role in overcoming the problems associated with a production driven climate? These technologies cover the full spectrum of mining activities, from exploration, mine planning and scheduling through to mine operations management and control. The 2008 Conference will be an opportunity for industry and academia to meet and discuss solutions for achieving safe and profitable mining in the current production oriented market.

CRCMining invites abstracts from industry and research on the following topics:
1. Materials Handling
2. Mine Planning and Scheduling
3. Automated Mining Technologies
4. Operational Decision Support
5. Orebody Definition and Characterisation
6. Mining Methods
7. Rock Fragmentation

Mining industry and collaborative industry-research papers will be highly regarded.

Important Dates
Abstract Submission: 22 February 2008
Full Paper Submission: 19 May 2008