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Mine Waste and Tailings Conference program announced

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The conference committee is excited to announce the full program for the highly anticipated Mine Waste and Tailings Conference coming this July


In collaboration with AusIMM and The University of Queensland, delegates will explore all aspects of the tailings management life cycleinspiring industry professionals across the globe and creating opportunities for collaboration.    

This jam-packed conference program features keynote speakers, expert panels, over 45 technical presentations, 39 exhibitors and unmissable pre-conference workshops. Mine Waste and Tailings will be delivered both in person and online, setting the benchmark for sharing knowledge and experience on mine waste and tailings management within the global mining community.   

Some of the industry experts speaking at the conference include; Matt Currie, Vice President, Tailings Taskforce BHP; Marnie Pascoe, Chief Advisor – Major Hazards Rio Tinto; and Professor David Williams, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, University of Queensland Geotechnical Engineering Centre. 

Delegates will hear the latest insights on pressing topics in the space with expert panels exploring the Governance and effectiveness of Review Boards, Regulation/Dam Safety Committee/Training, and the Investigation of Tailings and Geochemistry.   

The 45 technical presentations will include topics such as Mine Waste Characterisation, Innovative Mine Waste Management, Tailings Dam Stability, Liquefaction and Seismic Response, Operational Aspects and case histories.   

The Mine Waste and Tailings Conference also offers four preconference workshops on: 

  • National Tailings Dam Guidelines and the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management – Which will come to govern?  
  • In Situ Testing and Sampling to Characterise Tailings  
  • Developments in Monitoring and Instrumentation of Tailings Storage Facilities 
  • Risk informed design – moving from qualitative to quantitative  

Delegates will also be able to explore the conference exhibition hall with 39 exhibitions, including the latest from our conference sponsors.  

For more information and to register your interest visit the conference website.

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