March 24, 2022
GMG-SAIMM Johannesburg Forum
July 12 @ 7:00 am - July 13 @ 3:30 pm
GMG and The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) are partnering together to bring a forum about how we can improve the way we mine. This forum will delve into the industry’s top priority areas common to most mining operations today, through the lenses of operations, maintenance and safety. The focus is on sharing knowledge of what is actually working in our mines and what is coming down the pipeline, as well as building relationships and collaborating with peers.
The first day of the forum will revolve around the theme of ‘Safety and security in the use of advanced technologies.’ Participants will hear from industry leaders on how technology is driving industry innovation,. Key takeaways will include lessons learned during the implementation of autonomous mining. Participants will also engage in breakout sessions on identifying elements to be considered when implementing a collision avoidance system and leveraging technology for enhanced safety.
The second day of the forum will explore the theme of ‘Enabling innovation to improve the way we mine’. Participants will hear from industry innovators on how they are leveraging new technologies to improve the efficiency of the mine. Discussions will also encompass strategies on improving energy efficiency. Breakout sessions will revolve around exploring how we can expedite the use of new technologies as well as mapping out solutions on how we can best optimize the mine through proper energy management.