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Accepted abstracts

Accepted abstracts

The 2021 selected abstracts are now available

Abstract themes include, innovative mining methods and practices, measuring performance, revolutionising the traditional mine and more. The full list of abstracts and themes are listed below. The conference program will be launched in January 2021.

Theme Abstract Author Company
Collaboration between suppliers, operations and alternative industries Abstract-19-Carrapateena Crows Foot level layout – safety in design to support sub level cave production efficiency and automation Heath Grosser OZ Minerals Ltd
Collaboration between suppliers, operations and alternative industries Abstract-56-Optimising the recovery of stopes at Bentley Mine through rockfill stabilisation and cemented aggregate fill Farrin de Fredrick Round Oak Minerals
Collaboration between suppliers, operations and alternative industries Abstract-85-Analysing material inflow and outflow of the ore pass systems under different conditions in Malmberget mine Bartlomiej Skawina Luleaå University Of Technology
Collaboration between suppliers, operations and alternative industries Abstract-88-Argyle loss reporting and implementation of the theory of constraints to drive productivity improvements Brendan Murphy Rio Tinto
Health and safety Abstract-30-Application of steel bollards for managing the hazards associated with open stopes, Waihi underground operations Charles Gawith OceanaGold Ltd
Health and safety Abstract-31-Development and permitting of an underground mine at Cowal Gold Operations Joshua Northfield Evolution Mining
Health and safety Abstract-60-Implementation of a high energy dissipation ground support scheme Corin Arcaro Northern Star Resources
Health and safety Abstract-90-Recovery of the northern mining block at Cliffs Nickel Mine Tony Vidal da Silva BHP
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-2-Systematic process of mine development worksheets at Grasberg Block Cave Mine (GBC), Pt Freeport Indonesia Fernando Panjaitan PT. Freeport Indonesia
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-16-Implementation of a management operating system at the Telfer Underground Gold Mine Cameron Puglisi Newcrest Mining Limited
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-20-Dilution rating system Clive Seymour Dempers & Seymour Pty Ltd
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-24-Improvement strategies for accurate underground drilling and blasting effectiveness at the Barrick Kibali Gold Mine Felly Senda Kibali Gold Mine
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-25-Carrapateena Crusher Station One - optimisation and excavation Russell Brooks Oz Minerals Ltd
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-29-Has there been progress on nano diesel particulate matter in the Australian underground hard rock industry Chris Davis Mining Industry Consultant
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-34-Real time LHD dispatch optimisation with ratio targets at Newcrest’s Cadia Valley Operations Steven Donaldson Polymathian
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-37-Increased drilling accuracy leads to significant improvement in ore recovery and dilution Ryan Stimpson Minnovare
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-42-Maximising asset value through optimal block by block decisions on marginal material Elizabeth Deucker Gold Fields
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-51-A best practice framework for inrush risk management Peter Hills pitt&sherry
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-64-Carrapateena project to date; geotechnical risks and management Glen Balog Oz Minerals Ltd
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-65-Ground support design of Northparkes E26 Lift 1 North block cave mine Zecheng Li Northparkes Mines
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-68-A methodology for assessing stope design modifying factors for the Olympic Dam Mine Daniel Cumming-Potvin Australian Centre For Geomechanics
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-78-A case study how being ‘aware of now’ is making work safer at Telfer underground Stuart Wilson Byrnecut Australia Pty Ltd
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-80-Use of drone and Lidar technology for mapping underground voids Daniel Woolmer BHP
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-82-On the flipside why cost cutting is out; revenue maximization is in and value is always king Holly Allday Pybar Mining Services
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-91-Admixture use in cemented rock fill Ben Roache Mining One Consultants
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-96-Shaft Boring Roadheader – Safe sinking of deep blind shafts Patrick Rennkamp Herrenknecht Ag
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-97-Olympic Dam open stope observations, tactics and characterisation Nick Mitkas BHP
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-101-Jaguar Raisebore design using LiDAR for back analysis Richard Varden MineGeoTech Pty Ltd
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-113-Problem roadways in an underground decline solved through the application of Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) Daniel Bruce Oz Minerals Ltd
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-114-A Paradigm Shift in Underground Raise Bore Reamer Removal Alexis Holland Oz Minerals Ltd
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-121-Reduced Development through improved Rise and Widening Firings using Orica WebGen™ at Ernest Henry Mine Michael Hawtin Ernest Henry Mining Pty Ltd
Innovative mining methods and practices Abstract-57-Getting underground design and construction of a portal in a pit with moving walls Peter Evans MineGeoTech Pty Ltd
Measuring performance Abstract-83-Secondary means of egress via emergency gig Shannon Green Pybar Mining Services
Measuring performance Abstract-93-Raisebore drill string recovery case study Mark Andrew Fosterville Gold Mine
Measuring performance Abstract-99-Sublevel caving a narrow vein mine – Pajingo’s case study Jack Carswell Deswik
Measuring performance Abstract-104-Open stope design; beyond the Stability Graph Yves Potvin Australian Centre For Geomechanics
Measuring performance Abstract-109-Challenging the Norms Time Usage Model – Mobile Underground Mining Equipment Ray Ballantyne RAK Developments
Revolutionising the traditional mine Abstract-17-Quantifying the quality of cable bolt installation by acoustic testing Rhett Hassell Rio Tinto
Revolutionising the traditional mine Abstract-61-Understanding the causes of dilution in narrow vein stopes Sam Ricketts Northern Star Resources
Revolutionising the traditional mine Abstract-117-The Application of a Bespoke Ventilation on Demand (VoD) System at Carrapateena Sub Level Cave Heath Grosser Oz Minerals Ltd
  Abstract-134-Improving stope extraction in the Hidden Secret ore body at Mt Charlotte gold mine Brodie Lance KCGM

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