Wits DigiMine hosts annual Digital Mining Seminar

2021-08-31T07:01:54+00:00 August 31st, 2021|News|
The Sibanye-Stillwater DigiMine, hosted by the Wits Mining Institute. Image by Wits Mining Institute

The Sibanye-Stillwater DigiMine, hosted by the Wits Mining Institute. Image by Wits Mining Institute

Date: 28 – 30 September 2021

Location: The University of Witwatersrand Club (Wits Club), Johannesburg

Hybrid event with virtual participation.

Seminar highlights include:

· Keynote address by Neal Froneman on Sibanye-Stillwater’s view of Mining in the Digital Age.

· Talks by Wits Professor Ian Jandrell and Alex Fenn, Sibanye-Stillwater Group Head of Innovation.

· A tour of the DigiMine laboratory demonstrating the process within the laboratory as well as highlighting key best practice technology     and systems.

· Presentations by selected postgraduate research students and technology partners showcasing their work and demonstrating solutions.

· Case studies on best practice systems as well as opportunities for the delegates to participate in various simulated environments

“The seminar is for anyone interested in the future of mining, its world of work and how digital mining technologies are applied in the underground environment,” says DigiMine’s Head, Ahsan Mahboob.

For more information visit https://www.wits.ac.za/wmi/

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