AIMS symposium to discuss stateoftheart and emerging technologies

first_imgThe AIMS (Aachen International Mining Symposia) Third International Symposium on Mineral Resources and Mine Development in Aachen, Germany (May 26-27, 2010) is expecting some 370 participants and 30 exhibitors from all over the world. In co-operation with the RAG Deutsche Steinkohle AG and the European Association of Mining Industries (Euromines), this year’s event will provide a forum for presentation, discussion and evaluation of state-of-the-art and emerging technologies in the field of mineral resources and mine development.There will be some 50 mineral resource presentations by experts from Australia, Canada, India, Japan, Papua New Guinea, USA and Europe, with special topics including:Identification of critical raw materialsDemand and possible supply of critical raw materialsRisk management with regard to a secure supplyViews, statements and needs of governments, sectors and enterprisesSuccessful policies, strategies and concepts for a safe minerals supplyManagement of mineral resources.The mine development section will focus not only on the physical development of mining projects but also on preparatory and supporting issues, including:Planning, organisation, logisticsFinancingOperational experiences (shaft-sinking, roadheading, surface mine development)Machine technology and equipmentLegal aspects and permitsEnvironmental issues.The program is still being finalised, however the list of papers and abstracts can be downloaded from www.aims.rwth-aachen.de, where you can also register for the event.last_img

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