The Electric Mine 2020 conference

The world’s only global mine electrification event

March 19-20, 2020, Radisson Blu Waterfront, Stockholm, Sweden


EARLY BIRD* delegate registration:  US $1,000 / GB £850 Register Now button (Discounts are available for company delegations – see below)

The Electric Mine goes global!

After a sell-out maiden event in Canada, in 2019, The Electric Mine 2020 will come to Stockholm, Sweden, on March 19-20. With a top-class speaker list, numerous industry-leading sponsors & partners, and an enlarged exhibition area, the second edition of the world’s only dedicated mine electrification event will be even bigger and better!

Papers already confirmed include:

Gernot Beutle, Sales Project Manager, eMining AG
The eDumper: the world’s largest battery-electric haul truck

Adrianus Halim, Senior Lecturer, Division of Mining and Geotechnical Engineering, Luleå University of Technology
SIMS battery-powered mining equipment project updates

Kimmo Rauma, Vice President, Danfoss Editron
Mining – in the front line of the electric revolution

Paul Summers, Lead Developer, Electric Drive Systems, Miller Technology Inc
Underground light duty vehicles – a key electrification focus to reduce diesel emissions

Justin Bain, CEO & Steven Howell, CTO, 3ME Technology
EVmine – no tomfuelery from hard-rock to hazardous areas

Sean Kautzman, Principal Consultant (Mining), SRK Consulting & Colin Pegues, Operational Readiness Manager, Vale 
Underground mine planning strategies for battery-electric vehicles – it’s not simply plug ‘n’ play

Jens Steinberg, Director Sales & Marketing, SMT Scharf
Weighing up battery haulage options for underground, from fixed monorail to rubber tyred mobile machines

Steve Gretton, Executive Chairman, Clayton Equipment Ltd
The next generation of battery rail haulage underground

Robert Droogleever, General Manager, Cat Underground Mining
Designing for electric: Caterpillar’s journey to safe, robust electric-drive underground solutions

Oscar Fors, President – Industrial Battery Systems, Northvolt
High performance batteries for mining applications

Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
Mining versus automotive in a battle for 21st century lithium ion battery supply

Rikard Mäki, R&D Coordinator, Business Development, Boliden
Electrification in surface mining: trolley assist developments in the Arctic

Uwe Mueller, Program Manager – Commercial Pilots, Global Key Account Management, Volvo Construction Equipment
Autonomous electric transport – from research to industrial application

Kenny Boles, VP of Market Development & Philippe Maillard, Lead Application Engineer, Saminco
Battery electric propulsion systems for drop-in conversions: rebuilding with options

Heather Ednie, Managing Director, Global Mining Guidelines Group
Collaborating on the electric mine of the future

Geoffrey Victor Kachler, Area Sales & Special Project Manager, Aramine
Proven technology by Aramine – the ultimate battery-powered loader for narrow vein underground mining

Tobias Kuhl, Project Engineer, Electric Drives and Controls, PAUS Maschinenfabrik
Extreme machine durability as a key factor for profitable underground battery-electric mining – design and operation of the PAUS MinCa 5.1 E

Jukka Kurhinen, Senior Vice President, Sales Area EMEA, Normet
Normet SmartDrive – a comprehensive BEV fleet for underground charging, utility & rock reinforcement

David Lyon, Director of Electrification and Automation, Nouveau Monde Graphite
The road to an all-electric open-pit mine

Franck Boudreault, Global Product Manager – Electrification, Epiroc
From one generation to the next – learnings from zero emission mining

Dr Bappa Banerjee, General Manager, Mining Equipment, GE Transportation, a Wabtec Company
An electric future for mine haulage

Leszek Żyrek, Deputy Chairman Engineering & Development, Becker Warkop Sp zoo, Becker Mining Systems AG
Electrical drive applications for underground mining transport systems: Becker Warkop’s experience

Per Tomas Uusitalo, General Manager – Engineering and Process Development/Automation and Electrical Engineering & Mattias Selberg, Senior Project Manager, Strategical Projects, Technical and Process Development, LKAB
Sustainable Underground Mining – the electrified underground mine of the future

Jean-Francois Couillard, President and CEO, Adria Power Systems
Battery charging infrastructure: filling the gap

Norbert Becker, Vice President Commercial Vehicles, SIEMENS AG
The role of electrification in mining operations

Brian Huff, VP of Technology, Artisan Vehicle Systems, A Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology Business Unit
Re-think the efficient mine: transformation via electrification

Henrik Ager, President, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology
Productivity and sustainability through electrification

Doug Morrison, President & CEO, CEMI
A new operating paradigm for ultra-deep mines

Mike Onsager, Engineering and Technology Consultant, MGO Consulting
Mine electrification – beyond the machines: challenges, issues and opportunities

Jim Holmes, Mines and Quarries Policy Inspector, HSA Ireland
Mining with electrical vehicles: a regulator’s perspective

Verónica Martinez, Senior Programme Officer, ICMM
Accelerating innovation for cleaner and safer vehicles through collaboration

Alf Poor, CEO, Ideanomics
Lessons learned from the electrification of mines in Inner Mongolia and global implications

Dr Nicolas Champagne, Formulation Team Manager, R&D, Total Lubricants
Battery thermal management system using a highly advanced dielectric fluid

Jim Fisk, Executive Chairman, Rail-Veyor
Batteries not required: Rail-Veyor’s original electric solution


This industry development comes with unique challenges, however. Notably how to get the same or better efficiency and productivity from fully-electric machines, how to address issues like charging and energy storage, the different hazards that come with this new approach, the required new infrastructure, and achieving some kind of standardisation across different mines, regions, countries and continents.

The Electric Mine 2020, in Stockholm, Sweden, will delve into all these issues, hearing practical examples of how these challenges have been overcome at trial projects or mine sites.

The event will gather the leaders in the mine electrification space, with the program offering a platform for mining companies, OEMs, service providers and research institutes to exchange ideas on best practice within this fast-changing sector.

Taking place at the Radisson Blu Waterfront, in Stockholm, Sweden, the 1.5-day event will prepare those in the sector for what will inevitably become a major industry trend that affects all of those within the mining sector.

If you’d like to hear more about The Electric Mine 2020 – including opportunities for presenting, sponsoring and exhibiting – please feel free to get in contact with Editorial Director Paul Moore ([email protected]) or Editor Dan Gleeson ([email protected]). Company delegations are also entitled to a discount.

We look forward to seeing you in Stockholm!


*The EARLY BIRD rate is available until 31st January 2020. After that the full rate will be US $1,300 / GB £1,000.





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