Ninth International Mining Geology Conference

The International Mining Geology Conference call for papers received an excellent response form potential authors.  The conference will include an innovative and exciting program featuring a variety of papers on topical and relevant aspects of mining geology, including practical and applied case studies illustrating good practice and innovation.

Themes include:

  • Efficiently linking exploration and mining geology – fundamentals for better projects
  • Beyond the assay – building holistic rock property models for mining
  • From grade control to material type prediction – geology for integrated planning
  • From drillhole to product – reconciliation in the 21st century
  • Mine geology and the future – technology, automation, applied research and innovation
  • Education, interface and knowledge management – gaining skills and communicating opportunity


Keynote speakers will include:

  • Alan Bye, Chief Executive Officer, CRC Ore
  • Peter Dowd FAusIMM(CP), Professor of mining, The University of Adelaide
  • Kathy Ehrig, Principal Geometallurgist, BHP Billiton
  • Tim Goldsmith FAusIMM, Gold Mining Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Scott Jackson FAusIMM, Principal Director, Quantitative Group
  • Cam McCuaig MAusIMM, Director, Centre for Exploration Targeting, University of Western Australia
  • Harry Parker FAusIMM(CP), Director of Resources, AMEC, USA


A preliminary list of papers is available here,  or click here for a copy of the latest conference brochure.


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