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  • Interact with the industry’s brightest at Austmine 2019

    Austmine 2019: Mining Innovation – The Next Horizon, the world’s leading mining innovation conference, is bringing audience engagement to the forefront, with unprecedented opportunities to meet with the ind... more
  • Austmine 2019 Focuses on the next horizon – less than 2 weeks to go.

    Austmine 2019: Mining Innovation – The Next Horizon, the world’s leading mining innovation conference, is set to be staged at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from 21 to 23 May. The Next H... more
  • Explore future technologies at Austmine 2019

    Earth shattering technologies, digital efficiency, and the human element of mining are some of the forward-looking themes to be covered at Austmine 2019: Mining Innovation – The Next Horizon conference set fo... more
  • Mining industry supports AIMEX as visitor registrations officially launch

    The Australia Federal Election campaign has so far seen all sides of politics weighing in on where they see the future of mining heading in this country. As that takes place, the industry itself is gearing up f... more
  • China’s commodity consumption influencing metal prices

    As the largest consumer of metals, China dominates the global supply and demand of metals, and Asia is at the very centre of the debate on the future of the international mining industry. Urbanisation contin... more
  • Smart Mining welcomes Michael Place at network event

    Austmine’s first Smart Mining Networking Event in Perth for 2019 will take place on 19th February, and will be welcoming Michael Place, Unit Manager of Projects at Granny Smith for Gold Fields Australia. A... more

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ALTA 2019

ALTA 2019 is a world-class annual metallurgical conference, now in its 24th year, and a leading platform for innovation.  The emphasis of the program is practical rather than academic, and the themes running through the conference are the various aspects of technology and project development. ALTA conferences are well-known for providing exceptional opportunities for the industry to share ideas, innovations, technologies and projects, and develop new contacts and broader networks. The event includes expanded dedicated day sessions for In Situ Recovery (ISR)and Lithium Processing in response industry activity.  The ISR sessions are organised in partnership with CSIRO Minerals, and Gold-PM in partnership with the Curtin Gold Technology Group.  The conference features highly-focused programs, topical forums, panels and presentations by key international speakers. ALTA 201... more

AUSTMINE 2019 Mining Innovation Conference & Exhibition

Austmine 2019 is fast approaching! Join us from 21 – 23 May 2019 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, for the world’s leading gathering of mining innovation champions. With this year’s theme Mining Innovation: The Next Horizon, our thought provoking conference will once again bring you a panel of exciting industry leaders who are driving transformation in our industry. We’ll hear from BHP, Anglo American, Evolution Mining, Teck Resources, Newmont Mining, Roy Hill, CMOC Northparkes Mines, Iluka Resources, Codelco, OceanaGold and many more on: Cutting through the over-abundance of data to pinpoint efficiency and productivity improvement opportunities Leveraging the latest in processing and recovery techniques to generate more value from your resource Graduating to real-time orebody knowledge and management using the latest technologies Accelerating ... more

International Uranium Conference 2019

"U and the Future" AusIMM’s International Uranium Conference is returning for its 14th consecutive year in 2019. There’s never been a better time to attend this world-renowned conference, where over two-days we will showcase the latest innovations in the uranium industry and discuss how to prepare and position ourselves for a market upturn. Featuring six keynote speakers and 27 technical presentations, the program will cover topics on geology, exploration processing, regulatory action and the future of uranium from some of the world's top uranium experts. Join us in Adelaide for #Uranium2019.    ... more

Global Petroleum Show

Global Petroleum Show (GPS) is North America’s Leading Exhibition & Conference, where oil and gas professionals convene to engage in dialogue, create partnerships, do business and identify the solutions and strategies that will shape the industry for the years ahead. GPS has grown exponentially to become the global meeting point for oil and gas professionals. Today, over $6 billion of business is concluded during the exhibition, placing GPS at the very heart of international business of the global energy sector. Over 50,000 trade professionals attend GPS, while 100+ industry leading experts share their knowledge and understanding across the event’s expansive line-up of strategic and technical conference sessions.... more

Energy Mines and Money

Energy Mines and Money showcases strategic mineral, coal, oil and gas opportunities, and matches projects with global investment throughout a two-day conference and exhibition taking place in Brisbane from 12-13 June 2019. With the support of the Queensland Government and Trade Investment Queensland, the 2nd annual Energy Mines and Money will bring together over 700 mining leaders, energy executives, investors, commodity buyers, traders and brokers for two days of learning, deal making and unparalleled networking. The conference programme features over 80 global thought leaders including speakers from Whitehaven Coal, PwC, ANZ, Denham Capital and EAS Advisors discussing investment strategies, future commodity trends as well as energy policy. View the programme here The programme will also take an in depth look at coal, oil, gas and renewable energy, alongside precious, base, ... more

Copper to the World 2019 Conference

The 2019 Copper to the World is a forum where you will make business connections, share technical insights, learn new technologies and, most importantly, discuss the latest ideas on the future for copper. You will hear from international and national industry leaders on: Current international trends and market demand for copper The latest innovations that will drive productivity Emerging opportunities to develop the copper sector Data analytics to unlock your mineral assets Benefits of diversification for your business Who should attend National and international copper mining and METS companies National and international exploration companies Investors in the resources industry State and national government resources departments Resources focused academic and research institutions ... more

Australian Mining leaders Forum (AMLF)

The Australian Mining Leaders Forum will connect mining leaders, investors, financiers and government as AusIMM showcases the Australian resources sector on the global stage. An outstanding program has been confirmed, which includes keynote presentations from preeminent leaders to discuss the global megatrends forecast to have a major impact on Australian mining. Be part of the conversation, examine how the resources industry can best prepare, embrace and capitalise to drive the next phase of investment, growth and prosperity. More info can be found here... more

Coaltrans Asia

Take part in the largest coal event in the world! Coaltrans Asia is back this June bringing together the entire international coal supply chain in Bali, Indonesia. What’s new for 2019  Risk management workshop: Get insights on how to reduce risk for your business •    Champagne roundtables: Take part in a heated debate while you enjoy free-flowing champagne •    Mining operations stream: Additional content on reducing costs and increasing mining efficiencies •    Woman in Coal breakfast: Become part of a supportive network to help women succeed in coal •    More networking hours: Exhibition and meeting hub open earlier than ever with free drinks all day •    Networking lounge: Space for your meetings with chairs & tables with free tea and coffee •    Speed networking: Enjoy a drink as you mingle with people you might otherwise not have ... more

International Lithium and Battery Metals Conference 2019

AusIMM, together with Murdoch University, invites you to attend the highly successful International Lithium and Battery Metals Conference on the 3-4 June at Crown Perth, WA. Featuring 8 keynote speakers and over 40 authors, the two-day conference will cover the entire life-cycle of lithium, focussing on the successes and challenges, the technical evolution, end usage and the future of lithium and associated metals and commodities. Experts from industry, government and academia will share their knowledge on a variety of lithium-central topics and offer delegates the opportunity to discuss and contribute to the growth of the lithium industry. An extended program of workshops and tours will be available to delegates pre- and post-conference, providing further professional development opportunities to delegates. #Lithium2019 Join us in Perth as we discuss the metal of the decade. ... more

Thought Leadership Series (TLS)

Following the success of AusIMM’s inaugural Thought Leadership Series in 2018 which attracted 1000+ attendees from across the country, with 36 per cent being c-suite level. AusIMM are pleased to be bringing the Thought Leadership Series to five locations across Australia in 2019. Our Perth event will connect key-decision makers and features a keynote presentation from Western Australia’s Chief Scientist, Prof Peter Klinken, who will examine the global technological trends that are forecast to have a major impact on mining. Prof Klinken will be joined by an industry panel who will discuss the importance of science and technology in shaping the future of the resources industry. Adelaide Tuesday 16 July 2019 Melbourne Wednesday 17 July 2019 Perth Wednesday 24 July 2019 Sydney Tuesday 30 July 2019 Brisbane Wednesday 31 July 2019 More info can be found here... more

Iron Ore 2019

Optimising Value has been a major focus of the resources industry over the last few years faced with depressed iron ore prices and uncertain price trends. AusIMM’s Iron Ore conference will look at a wide range of topics ranging from operating strategies aimed at reducing costs to sustainability, social licence to operate and iron ore utilisation. The technical program will cover the latest developments in the genesis, geology, exploration, mining and processing of iron ores. This conference offers delegates unparalleled opportunities to network with iron ore producers and consumers from around the world and share their experiences.... more

Diggers and Dealers, 2019

This leading annual conference combines presentations by listed mining and exploration companies with a large exhibition area housing exhibitors from the sector. A world class entertainment program ensures that delegates experience the very best of the style and hospitality of Kalgoorlie, the unofficial gold mining capital of Australia The delegation is made up of mining and exploration companies, brokers, bankers,investors, financiers and mining service industries. A 50 strong media contingent ensures that the proceedings of the Forum are widely reported. Download Presenter Program here... more

Mine Vent 2019

Ventilation controls are one of the core risk activities in mines. Significant developments in practice and research in recent years have helped ensure we maintain and improve levels of safety within our underground mining sector. The Australian Mine Ventilation Conference 2019 calls on expertise to present these developments, explore achievements and build a better industry.... more


AIMEX is the key event on the mining calendar and is an internationally renowned platform which showcases the latest mining technology, equipment and services, offering a unique opportunity for leading suppliers and buyers to conduct face-to-face business, learn about the latest trends and network in an interactive forum. AIMEX will feature more than 500 suppliers including companies such as Contitech, ESS Engineering Services, Alfagomma, Cummins, Hitachi, Volkswagen and many more. No other event will give you access to as many suppliers, a comprehensive free-to-attend conference and access to networking opportunities across the 3 days. AIMEX will feature: AIMEX Conference Increase your knowledge at the largest and most comprehensive free-to-attend conference will bring together industry leaders and mining professionals to share their extensive knowledge and discuss the topics most pr... more

Mining the Territory

Held annually in Darwin as part of the NT Resources Week, Mining the Territory is the focal point for Northern Australia’s Mining Community, a unique networking opportunity, and the Top End’s leading educational forum. Bringing together key industry leadership alongside sector stakeholders, government representatives, resource experts and regional interest groups, Mining the Territory is your one-stop destination for a comprehensive brief on the latest and greatest in Northern Australia’s Mining Sector. For 2019 we will take a comprehensive look at the state of the NT’s minerals sector from the top down including: Operator Updates Development Opportunities – New and Ongoing Exploration initiatives across the region Local Content & Shared Value Economic Drivers, Government initiatives and the Critical Minerals Strategy Part of the NT Resources Week ... more

MetPlant 2019

World’s best practice in Metallurgical Plant Design and Operation MetPlant 2019 will continue to build on the tradition of promoting and imparting knowledge pertaining to world’s best practice in Metallurgical Plant Design and Operation. In 2019 the conference will be held in a modern, new venue – the Crown at Burswood. Since 2002, this conference has brought together a broad range of disciplines from across the minerals industry involved in the ‘whole of life’ planning and operation, (from design and maintenance engineers, operations managers, planning engineers, metallurgists and process engineers, environmental specialists, equipment suppliers, service providers and consultants) to discuss and review developments in metallurgical plant design and the optimisation of operations. With a diverse conference program across a range of processes and commodities, case st... more

Safety in Action

The Safety in Action Conference is a two-day, high profile conference for Safety leaders. As the premier conference of the year, the Safety in Action Conference brings together Safety leaders in the health and safety profession, to encourage global involvement and networking across the two days. Over 700 delegates have attended the conference in the last two years to hear from regulators, thought-leaders and International keynotes who are making a difference in safety culture. This year’s program will explore key Health & Safety topics, by linking Safety Strategy, Leadership and Culture. Running concurrently with the Workplace Wellness and Return to Work Conference, and in adjacent rooms, you will be able to switch sessions and plan a track to suit your requirements. To receive updates on the conference, register your interest and we will notify you of updates as they happen.... more

World Gold Conference

The World Gold Conference series is a joint venture between The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (The AusIMM), the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM). World Gold will include all aspects of gold mining, including exploration, geosciences, mining (including geotechnical aspects), metallurgy (processing), environment and related themes. Due to the diversity of gold mining interest, various workshops will be incorporated within the program and the conference will be followed back to back by MetPlant 2019 at the same venue. Take advantage of these two growing leading industry events and have your company represented at both events.... more

CICA National Conference

This is the Premier Industry Event World class industry speakers Relevant technical presentations and content Technical and business workshops Business networking with the leading players in the industry Information from our Exhibitors, Sponsors and the Crane Display participants Learn how to do things better – more safely and more profitably The prestigious 'Lift of the Year' Awards The Networking Dinner, an opportunity to make new connections and reconnect with old ones The Gala Awards Dinner, the grand finale to the whole event Further information will be added to the website as planning progresses... more

6th Annual International Mining and Resources Conference and Expo

Showcasing the latest innovations, technology and services The free to attend exhibition exhibition will feature over 260 leading companies across the 10,500m2 expo floor showcasing the latest innovations, technology and services the industry has on offer, including some of the biggest names in the industry such as Dyno Nobel, Sandvik, K92 Mining, Komatsu, Yokogawa, HATCH and Downer Group  to name a few. This year’s event features the popular Mining Hub, giving investors an opportunity to meet key junior miners and talk with them one-on-one about their projects. The expo floor will also showcase leading miners, technologies and innovations from regions around the world within the International Pavilion; as well as the Collaboration Arena, an open air theatre featuring a schedule of complimentary presentations. The exhibition is free to attend and is one of the most effective w... more

Longwall, 2019

Embracing Automation, Innovation & Safety In 2017 we focused on the ‘grass roots’ of our industry – celebrating achievements and productivity. Building on this, and on the back of green shoots seen across the international coal markets, we are looking to the future once more. Longwall 2018 will be Embracing Automation, Innovation & Safety; bringing together everyone from graduate engineers, to operators, industry stalwarts and leading innovators to share their ideas, challenges, wisdom and successes. With a focus on case studies and operator stories, no matter how big or small your operation is, Longwall 2018 will be the industry gathering for shared learning across the underground coal mining sector. 2018 Key Themes Automation – Case studies on implementation, lessons learned and remote operations Maintenance – New developments and improvements in pred... more

The Mining Show

The largest mining and quarrying event for the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and South Asia As the largest event of its kind, The Mining Show is back for a 12th year, once again bringing together the entire mining and quarrying ecosystem.  It’s the only regional event which will allow you to capitalise on the development and change in mining across the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia. Growing year on year, the event brings together the stakeholders leading key projects, the latest opportunities in mineral exploration, reformation of codes and regulations, and development of opportunities across several exciting countries. MIDDLE EAST SHOWCASE Without question one of the biggest opportunities in the region lies in Saudi Arabia, and their Vision 2030 mandate aims to take mining contribution from $21 billion to $64 billion over the next 12 years.  The Mining Show is foc... more

Mining Geology 2019

AusIMM’s International Mining Geology Conference will be held in Perth on 25-26 November 2019. This year’s conference theme is ‘Mining Geology: 2020 and Beyond’ and will be looking at emerging technologies and their impact on the future of our industry. Delegates will come away from the two-day conference with a greater understanding of current and emerging best practice in data collection and mining geology, advances in technology and how to maximise orebody value and drive productivity improvement.... more

The 13th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics

The Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics will be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre situated in the heart of Perth in Western Australia. The 13th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics has a diverse range of themes including: Foundations and Retaining Structure Ground Improvement Offshore & Nearshore Geotechnics and more This conference promises to be an ideal forum for exploring the recent learnings in the broader Geomechanics community. It is from these learnings that the industry is able to continue to drive new innovations and drive practice forward. The Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics is an important meeting place for professionals working in the Geomechanics industry and will again be a great place to explore the new directions emerging in the industry. It is an opportunity to engage with speakers from acro... more