Conference Keynotes

Mining experts from around the world bring you the cutting edge information about seismicity in mines.


Opening Keynote

Matthew Sullivan, Freeport McMoRan, Indonesia

Flexibility in Design; Developing the Talent, Technology, and Solutions for Tomorrow at PT Freeport Indonesia


Keynote Speakers

David Beck, Beck Engineering, Australia

Maintaining a Safety Case in Seismically Active Mines

 

Mirjana Boskovic, LKAB, Sweden

Challenges of Resuming the Production After a Major Seismic Event at LKAB's Kiirunavaara Mine

 

James Lett, Newcrest Mining – Cadia Operations, Australia

The Role of Pre–conditioning in Mitigating Seismic hazards – An Innovative Method for Future Caving Operations

 

Dmitriy Malovichko, Institute of Mine Seismology, Australia

Utility of Seismic Source Mechanisms in Mining

 

Lourens Scheepers, Sibanye Stillwater, South Africa

Rockburst in South African Deep Level Gold Mining: What Do We Know?

 

Brad Simser, Glencore, Canada

Applied Seismic Monitoring for Decision Making in Deep Hard Rock Mines

 


Invited Plenary Speakers

Kathy Kalenchuk, RockEng, Canada

Predicting Mine-Wide Seismogenic Risk with Confidence Using Calibrated Numerical Models

 

Javier Vallejos, University of Chile, Chile

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering for Sustainable High Stress Underground Mining

 


Best Papers

Initial Breakthrough Analysis Between Grasberg Block Caving Mine and Grasberg Open Pit Through Seismicity

PE. Sitorus, R. William, W. Azani, S. Prahastudhi
Paper 2292

 

Energy and Displacement Demands Imposed on Rock Support by Strainburst Damage Mechanisms

P. Kaiser and D. Malovichko
Paper 2209