AGENDA

Dubai, 5 - 6 November 2019

Schedule

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Nov 509:30
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Keynote Embracing digitalisation and predicting disruptors of the future

Keynotes
  • Overcoming the challenges of innovation: embedding technology effectively and overcoming digital disconnect
  • Reconsidering traditional models and harnessing transformational technology strategies: enhancing end-to-end approaches and improving decision making
  • Changing and upgrading operations to remain competitive
  • Discussing futuristic mining strategy across o Lithium for electric vehicles o Mining in space o Battery metals
  • Understanding technology use and mitigating cyber risks
Nov 509:50
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Keynote Panel Thriving in boom, bust and global growth: sustaining stability and managing risk

Keynotes
  • Analysing the shifting, uncertain social, economic and geo-political forces
  • Adapting to socio-economic challenges and reviewing the principle risks o Marco-economic fluctuation o Regulatory changes o Trade tensions
  • Capitalising on steady global GDP growth and cyclical environments
  • Securing operational optimisation and balance sheet protection
  • Maintaining discipline and transparency when allocating capital
Nov 510:10
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Keynote Battery minerals: driving future sustainable prosperity or fake news?

Keynotes
  • Evaluating the global trends and opportunities and sentiment for the commodities of the future
  • Separating hype from reality: avoiding the ‘supercycle trap’
  • Assessing the opportunities and risk by the battery metals market: facts not sentiment
  • Analysing the ‘big three’ in EV battery technology: lithium, nickel and cobalt
  • Examining how far the battery revolution will effect wider supply and demand dynamics
  • Preempting the next wave of battery innovation
Nov 510:30
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Keynote The technological transformation: the connected mine of 2050

Keynotes
  • Creating a connected mine and keeping up with the rate of innovation and digitalisation
  • Fitting mining operations with the latest, transformative technology for connectivity, productivity and driving operational excellence
  • Leveraging IoT and cloud capabilities in connecting global locations streamlining operations and converging IT and OT systems
  • Collecting real time data from in-pit equipment to secure increased productivity and profits with
  • Reducing machine downtime and inventory costs and aggregating data from individual systems Reserved for sponsor
Nov 511:20
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Panel The mine of the future: digital strategy and innovation

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Integrating smart mining tech to reach the ‘mine of the future’
  • Establishing alignment between digital strategy and business vision
  • Reinventing business models with digital adoption
  • Constructing a strategy for smooth, effective digital use
  • Evaluating the impact of digitalisation on people, operations and business models
Nov 511:20
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Panel Increased financing opportunities and exploration expenditures

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Evaluating geographical opportunities: sourcing projects and establishing partnerships
  • Where can growth and returns be found in 2020?
  • Striking a balance between short terms demands and long term vision for value
  • Portfolio optimisation for investors: strategies, priorities and maximising returns
  • Reaching the next generation of investor
Nov 511:20
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Panel The mega-drivers shaping the future of quarrying

THE QUARRYING SHOW
  • Discovering the latest trends propelling quarries to futuristic functioning
  • Workforce transformation
  • Infrastructure demands
  • Environmental degradation
  • Sustainability
  • Understanding the next wave of technology and innovation to transform the aggregates industry
  • Maintaining productivity targets in volatile markets
Nov 511:40
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Enhancing, exploiting and experiencing productivity with digital

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Developing operations for mine-wide optimisation
  • Increasing agility with a transformational and digital approach to productivity
  • Working toward digital excellence
  • Boosting productivity and combatting downtime costs
  • Productivity = profitability
Nov 511:40
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‘PPP-able’: rules, regulations and ROI

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Enabling support and diversification goals for mining projects
  • Identifying areas of greatest opportunity: navigating sweet spots
  • Assessing the regulatory landscape in place to support mining and infrastructure PPP projects
  • Evaluating new PPP models in mining exploration
Nov 511:40
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Strategic productivity: looking to the future in the UAE

THE QUARRYING SHOW
  • Maintaining productivity targets in volatile markets
  • Incorporating world-class quarry innovation into environmental management systems
  • Leading the way with sustainable production
  • Discussing Stevin Rock’s role in achieving UAE’s 2020 and 2030 strategic goals
Nov 512:00
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Mining smart data: organisation, management and analysis

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Leveraging the value of data collection and analysis
  • Supporting seamless flow of information for business gain
  • Investing in advancing technology to improve networks and manage data and back office processes
  • Weighing benefits with extensive cost: where to start
Nov 512:00
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Supporting junior mining companies: strategic transactions

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Harnessing strategies, trends and opportunities for junior mining companies
  • Exploring the benefits of strategic investment: raising additional capital and key market positioning
  • Comparing joint ventures or outright purchases
  • Leveraging markets with limited financing alternatives
  • Providing digital resources to the junior company for seamless operations and maximum productivity
  • Selecting the right business and management
Nov 512:00
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Predicting the industry of tomorrow: modernising processes with automation

THE QUARRYING SHOW
  • Preparing for a fully autonomous industry
  • Understanding the benefits of employing autonomous machinery and workers
  • Reducing operation costs and enabling greater productivity with autonomous tech
  • Reviewing the benefits and preparing for cost implication
Nov 512:10
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Digital by default: cyber security for the supply chain and connected assets

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Securing digital environments and identifying risks in the ‘connected mining’ market
  • Preventing cyber-attacks and data breaches with enhanced cyber security
  • Protecting increasingly digitalised and connected operations
  • Providing greater control of integrated systems

    Reserved for sponsor
Nov 512:10
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New financing opportunities for the metals and mineral industries

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Considering mineral financing from a global perspective
  • Noting effect of fluctuating capital flows and liquidity
  • Investigating both traditional and new financing strategies and trends
  • M&As
  • Restructuring
  • Alternative capital sources
  • Where, how and who is raising capital? Accessing new markets
  • Evaluating recent opportunities, deals and transactions

    Reserved for sponsor
Nov 512:10
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Envisioning the future quarry: ‘crushology’ and the production needs of the future

THE QUARRYING SHOW
  • Planning and designing the industry needs of the future
  • Embedding world-class quarrying innovation into systems, management and operations
  • Becoming carbon and water neutral
  • Releasing zero emissions and producing zero waste
  • Reviewing the evolving trends in supply and demand
Nov 512:20
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Roundtables

Keynotes
1. 3D printing and mine modeling
10. Research for innovation: innovation for research
2. Fool’s gold: are predicted outcomes digitalisation too good to be true?
3. Managing shareholder expectations
4. Digital twinning: intelligent pit-to-port operations
5. Mining for profit: not for tonnes
6. Mineral financing options for entering late stage projects
7. Expectations of the investor and the investee
8. War on talent: competing in a digital age
9. Operating with a reliable back office
Nov 514:20
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Panel Overcoming innovation barriers: autonomous technology and machine learning

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Exploring the role of AI within mining operations
  • Integrating from autonomous dills, haul trucks, loaders and rail systems
  • Utilising AI to review geological information and find lucrative mining opportunities
  • Reducing both cost and human labour
  • Accommodating a successful AI roll out
Nov 514:20
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Panel Emerging markets: reacceleration and growth

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Discovering the most notable geographies for opportunity as global economic growth continues
  • Harnessing opportunities in emerging economies: Brazil, India, South Africa and Russia
  • What global growth means for mental and consumer driven demand. What can the world expect?
  • Looking to emerging market bonds
  • Considering the global production percentages of key commodities – where are the out performers?
Nov 514:20
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Panel Responsible, sustainable operations

THE QUARRYING SHOW
  • Driving down overall costs with environmentally aware investment
  • Reducing the impact of operations and machinery on the landscape and surrounding environments
  • Exploring technology for blasting alternatives
  • Introducing innovative technology to improve rock splitting in quarries
Nov 514:40
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The seismic shift: transformation with robotics and machine learning

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Evaluating the role of autonomous mining
  • Managing integration with human interaction
  • Transforming core mining processes with emerging digital trends in machine leaning and automation
Nov 514:40
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Transitioning to technical maintenance systems

THE QUARRYING SHOW
  • Prolonging operating life of assets with new and emerging tech
  • Using data to preempt breakdowns, prepare for required maintenance and reduce unscheduled down time
  • Keeping up with demand and improving production capabilities
Nov 515:00
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Drone technology: advantages of aerial

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Improving safety with aerial surveillance and effective mine exploration
  • Analysing blasts and preparation, inspecting overhead cranes, towers and monitoring traffic and road conditions
  • Storing and securing data and findings
  • Reducing costs with less energy-intensive drone devices
  • Balancing value over cost
Nov 515:00
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Futuristic frontiers and investment innovation

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Combatting depreciating global need for key commodities: looking to new markets and opportunities
  • Reaching untapped mineral opportunities and raising capital
  • Adopting less intensive exploration procedures to protect delicate landscapes
  • Classing deep sea mining, space mining and the Antarctic as the ‘final frontiers’
Nov 515:00
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Increasing supply chain efficiencies with blockchain

THE QUARRYING SHOW
  • Integrating blockchain technology to enhance authentication and traceability in supply chains
  • Allowing for smart contracts to be utilised industry-wide
  • Tracking movements with blockchain
  • Establishing secure connections and developing a digital record for safe and secure operations
Nov 515:10
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Case study CDE CORE: The intelligent wash plant

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Reviewing a state-of-the-art connected plant application
  • Reaching optimal operational efficiency and management
  • Accessing vital statistics of your plant and take steps to prevent downtimes
  • Assessing key components for the CDE intelligent wash plant
Nov 515:10
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Entering new markets: risk management 101

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Entering the most lucrative mining markets while mitigating and managing risk
  • Considering geopolitical uncertainties and economic instabilities: impact on operations
  • Maintaining competitive edge and seizing opportunities as they appear
  • Reviewing best practice

    Reserved for sponsor
Nov 515:10
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The ‘digital supply chain’: innovative supply chain technologies for aggregates

THE QUARRYING SHOW
  • Implementing innovative technologies across the mining supply chain: sourcing, procurement, conversion, logistics
  • Optimising the coordinate and collaboration of suppliers through technology
  • Moderinising aggregate dispatching systems
  • Integrating advanced connectivity technology
  • Understanding technologies role in horizontal and vertical integration

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Nov 515:20
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Panel Building upon responsible, sustainable growth: reducing impact

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Adhering to environmental regulations
  • Supporting the shift to a low carbon economy across all operations, processes and business models
  • Adapting to the raising costs often posed by new regulation
  • Shifting away from heavy industry to service –based growth
  • Benefitting from long-term cost saving
Nov 515:20
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Panel Commodities of the future: decoding futuristic opportunities

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Looking to the overall outlook for commodities in 2019 and beyond
  • Adapting commodity exposure and reacting to downturns and cyclical movements
  • Understanding the supply chain for future mining products
  • Looking beyond traditional methodologies to capitalise on emerging trends and opportunities
Nov 515:20
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Panel Safety and the tech revolution: implementing safety management

THE QUARRYING SHOW
  • Embedding technology to increase safety and operational productivity
  • Identifying, defining and collating an individualised safety management kit for quarries
  • Identifying all hazards, risks and dangers and how to avoid them
  • Preparing for new regulations and operating standards for safety
  • Reacting quickly to accidents and emergencies
Nov 515:40
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Prioritising green strategies and practices

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Integrating renewable energy sources
  • Solar
  • wind
  • hydro-power
  • Assessing wider effect on lowering emissions, upgrading metal refining processes and aiming for cleaner energy use
  • Accommodating sustainable raw mineral supply
  • Equipping operations with the appropriate tools to promote greener operations and reduce footprints
Nov 515:40
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Discovering critical minerals and tech metals: implications for mining

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Reviewing market trends: taking a long term perspective
  • Accessing and evaluation price dynamics of nickel, lithium, cobalt and graphite
  • Shielding mining business from impact with joint ventures, OEM agreements and co-investment deals
Nov 515:40
Conference pass

Security for aggregates and operations: prepare and protect

THE QUARRYING SHOW
  • Overcoming security, manufacturing and transportation challenges
  • Keeping operations functioning seamlessly with no security threats
  • Employing cyber security tools to protect data, connected devices and communication systems
  • Understanding the threat of technology security breaches
Nov 516:00
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Promoting a better image: changing for the better

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Shifting the perception of the mining industry and repairing public images
  • Orientating legal frameworks and engaging local governments
  • Fighting back against weak sustainability practices and underperforming stock prices with for improved reputations
  • Taking proactive steps to change and repair fractured reputations
  • Evaluating the impact on operations and bottom lines
Nov 516:00
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Gold: predictably unpredictable

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Reacting to the fluctuating price of the commodity and reacting to cost pressures
  • Capitalising on the positive outlook for gold production
  • Considering gold recycling. Combatting challenges
  • Depleting market stocks
  • Occasionally anemic local gold prices
  • Absence of distress selling
  • Defining width and grade of gold mineralisation
  • Evaluating gold opportunities within emerging markets: who are the key players?
Nov 516:00
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Recycling for sustainable aggregate production: a solution for future demand

THE QUARRYING SHOW
  • Promoting reuse, recycling and conservation in line with sustainable initiatives and consideration
  • Achieving positive economic and environmental impacts by systematic recycling of quarry waste
  • Assessing the viability of recycling quarry waste into new raw materials
Nov 516:10
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Mining for impact: sustainable development

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Managing mining effectively for increased sustainable development
  • Delivering value on a sustainable basis across operations
  • Understanding the sustainability concepts driving innovation and implementing them to everyday operations
  • Understanding legal and contractual frameworks towards social and environmental impact

    Reserved for sponsor
Nov 516:10
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Updated imaging technology: exploration and surveying

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Moving past traditional ground-based surveying
  • Utilising airborne geophysics and imaging technology for advanced mineral exploration
  • Understanding feasibility of airborne gravity system locating dense deposits and mapping different rock types

    Reserved for sponsor
Nov 516:10
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Waste management for quarries and aggregates

THE QUARRYING SHOW
  • Assessing waste composition and degradation process
  • Mitigating environmental risks of waste product from quarries
  • Understanding the rehabilitation of closed dumps and construction demolition waste recycling

    Reserved for sponsor
Nov 517:00
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Keynote Saudi Arabia: a bold new and diversified vision

Keynotes
  • Navigating the plentiful KSA market from a regional and international perspective
  • Building a vision and diversifying an economy on natural resources
  • Capitalising on mining sector growth rate to increase with support of Vision 2030
  • Understanding governmental positioning, influence and regulation
  • Noting growth opportunities due to: developing large scale mining projects, new economic and political reforms, increasing mineral projects and employment opportunities
  • Reviewing mineral investment opportunities in KSA: valued at 5 trillion riyals
Nov 517:20
Conference pass

Keynote Middle Eastern mining growth: reaching unused resources

Keynotes
  • Capitalising on the upward curve of economic diversification
  • Ensuring improved asset performance to reach ‘hard to reach’ resources
  • Deriving revenues from Middle Eastern mining projects: gaining the right exposure
  • Streamlining operations and achieving a competitive advantage
  • Accommodating new industry advances and exploration frontiersReserved for sponsor

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Nov 609:30
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Keynote Building the smart mine: innovation through the ecosystem

Keynotes
  • Aligning procurement practices to support a fully automated, smart mine
  • Using smart systems and data to: o Understand extraction trends o Draw up new, innovative and feasible strategies o Analyse geo-specific data o Maximise recovery
  • Abolishing sticking points and negative feelings
  • Deriving benefits for safety with innovation
  • Calculating the long-term value of new innovations
Nov 609:50
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Keynote Sustainability and the acceptance of a new industry

Keynotes
  • Covering the major sustainability challenges for operating companies
  • Tackling climate change and energy transition
  • Taking into consideration the sustainability trends, requirements and practices needed for optimum sustainable operations
  • Rethinking methods to ensure sustainable product supplies
  • Considering the trends impacting sustainable systems and processes o The circular economy o Biodiversity o New public expectations for involvement in decision making
Nov 610:10
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Keynote Organisational structure: breaking down innovation barriers

Keynotes
  • Taking on new risks for cash flow and licenses
  • Fostering a collaborative culture cross-industry for seamless operations
  • Enabling cross border collaboration and uniting mining clusters for mutual gain
  • Empowering stakeholders with a reworked orgnaisational structure
  • Ensuring systematic consistency and strategic focus
Nov 610:30
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Keynote Beyond the ‘traditional’ mindset: synergy and reciprocity

Keynotes
  • Forming partnerships with technology leaders and experts around innovation and digitalisation
  • Reviewing the benefits for mining companies for advanced digitalised operations, remaining competitive and moving forward with the rate of change
  • Developing a systemised strategy towards innovation
  • Simplifying processes to accommodate industry-wide collaboration and partnerships
  • Integrating smart technology into overall operations and becoming a low cost operatorReserved for platinum sponsor
Nov 611:30
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Panel Achieving new heights and reducing production costs with tech

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Keeping up with the pace of innovation
  • Reaching a new maturity in innovation across the company
  • Automating business physical operations and digitising assets: challenges and opportunities
  • Identifying potential roadblocks and challenges
  • Improving cash-generating ability with tech
  • Accurately monitoring and assessing outputs
Nov 611:30
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Panel Exploration opportunities: innovation and connectivity

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Using connectivity for enhanced communication, under and over ground
  • Reviewing the technology to enhance and improve overall operations
  • Reviewing the opportunities and challenges in increased connectivity
  • Cyber security
  • Introducing 5G capabilities for intelligent exploration
Nov 611:30
Conference pass

Saudi spotlight: Waad Al Shamaal project

SECTOR SPOTLIGHTS & PROJECT UPDATES
  • Anticipating the 440-square-kilometre, 22.7 billion USD mining project
  • Preparing to diversify from hydrocarbons: how will the project impact the industry on a national and global scale
  • Opening development in the north of the Kingdom: what should the mining world expect?
  • Tapping into the estimated 500 million tonnes of phosphate ore in the country
Nov 611:50
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Ensuring efficiency with IoT: from preventative to predictive maintenance

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Monitoring and maintaining equipment with IoT technology and sensors
  • Checking temperative, speed, movement and vibrations for safer operations
  • Predicating breakdowns before they happen
  • Reducing downtime costs
Nov 611:50
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Data: fuel for the next generation of exploration

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Generating the data needed to fuel new exploration processes
  • Collecting the right data and sharing it with stakeholders
  • Using real time visibility for full operational control: the Internet of Everything
  • Processing historical geophysical data for mapping digitalisation
  • Accelerating data and information from drone technology
Nov 611:50
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Pit to port rail Oman: anticipating the Oman Mineral line

SECTOR SPOTLIGHTS & PROJECT UPDATES
  • Aiding ‘port to port’ in Oman: connecting Duqm port
  • Navigating logistical complexities of getting products to market
  • Adhering to regulator guidelines and meeting expectations
  • Establishing bankable mineral reserves for the mineral line
  • Evaluating PPP models in mineral mining and distribution projects
Nov 612:10
Conference pass

Blockchain in the mine: transparency and security

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Streamlining and accelerating supply chain transactions and systems
  • Achieving transparency with smart contracts and blockchain technology
  • Mining in bitcoin: validating new transactions with cryptos
  • What has been achieved since the adoption of block chain?
Nov 612:10
Conference pass

A new age of exploration: what is driving the change?

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Improving and moderninsing exploration business models
  • Taking more risks in discovery strategies
  • Merging proven science with technological innovation
  • Reviewing new strategies for exploration:
  • Tomographic imaging, GPS technologies, drone footage
  • Advancing geological, geophysical and geochemical methodologies with innovation
Nov 612:20
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Wireless communication: reimagining mining operations

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Embedding wireless-enabled devices business-wise
  • Creating a digitized operations centre
  • Connecting disparate systems and devices across all projects and operations
  • Improving efficiencies and supporting digital strategies with
  • Adapting wireless devices to individual environmental requirements

    Reserved for sponsor
Nov 612:20
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Visualising AR and VR adoption above and below ground

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Assessing the uses for VR & AR above and below ground: security and safety training, aviation maintenance, and engine stats
  • Evaluating the challenges: cost, risk, complexity and mitigating concerns
  • Adopting AR applications for ease of use and reaching its maximum potential

    Reserved for sponsor
Nov 612:20
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Turning the region’s biggest plans into reality: executing super projects in MENA

SECTOR SPOTLIGHTS & PROJECT UPDATES
  • Looking from vision to value: reaching vision 2030 with super projects
  • Discussing best practice and opportunities in leadership and mining mega project management
  • Aligning the management super mining projects with today’s shifting, digital and disruptive environment

    Reserved for sponsor
Nov 612:30
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Commodity roundtables

Keynotes
Discussing the latest trends and opportunities surrounding the following commodities:
1. Gold
2. Copper
3. Iron ore
4. Lithium
5. Cobalt
6. Zinc
Nov 612:30
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Innovation roundtables

Keynotes
1. improving processes and logistics with apps
2. Telecoms
3. Secure mining operations
4. Establishing a digital twin: managing the asset lifecycle
5. Creating an new image with customers
6. Dust and noise suppression strategies
7. Developments of Ras Al-Khair City: infrastructure, commercial outputs and GDP contribution
Nov 614:20
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Panel Expectation vs reality: new approaches to community building

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Meeting the expectations of local governments as policies shift and develop: realising the need for change
  • Capitalising the opportunity of greater stakeholder and shareholder involvement
  • Creating shareholder maps to understand to identify decision makers and detractors
  • Preventing pushbacks, backlash and reaching consensus
Nov 614:20
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Panel The renewable shift: getting the green light

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Addressing industry-wide ESG concerns and challenges
  • Powering mining operations worldwide with renewable energy
  • Diversifying away from traditional fuel sources
  • Reducing carbon footprint and overall emissions with targeted analysis and technology
  • Reducing costs with renewable power
  • Embedding a robust, sustainable renewables strategy
Nov 614:20
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Africa’s mining industry: a new narrative for a new time

SECTOR SPOTLIGHTS & PROJECT UPDATES
  • Resource nationalism in Africa's mining industry
  • Looking beyond obstacles to opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Exploring projects in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania
  • Do potential returns out-weight the risks?
  • Considering the shift in mining and tax legislation and increasing nationalist thinking
  • Negotiating and securing a safer investment environment
Nov 614:40
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Collaborations and partnerships: increasing shareholder reward

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Meeting expectation of higher dividends, higher taxes and higher wages
  • Strengthening social licenses with equity stakes
  • Striking a balance between near term demands and long term stakeholder vision
  • Formalising an effective dividends policy
  • Securing shareholder renumeration with new engagement methods
  • Continuing the distribution of capital to raise returns for shareholders
Nov 614:40
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Emerging renewable energy of the future: wind and solar

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Powering operations with alternative energy sources
  • Avoiding risks that come with operating in environments with volatile power supplies
  • Investing in self-supplied renewable power
  • Examining the benefits of solar and wind energy
  • Rapidly reducing costs
  • Global prevalence
  • Fast track to a shift to low carbon economies
Nov 614:40
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Cobalt mining in Uganda and Tanzania

SECTOR SPOTLIGHTS & PROJECT UPDATES
  • Joining the hunt for quality mines in the battery materials sector
  • Accessing prospecting licenses for projects in Africa
  • Complementing current operations with exposure in East Africa
  • Setting up cobalt deposits and increasing company value
Nov 615:00
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The engaged community: engaging stakeholders and shareholders for success

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Strengthening government and local relationships
  • Uncovering the real needs of wider communities
  • Achieving measureable social outcomes
  • Delivering on previous commitments
  • Reviewing the benefits of enhanced collaboration:
  • Strengthening local supply chains
  • Reaching financial transparency
Nov 615:00
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Green tech: reaching the unreachable

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Accessing difficult to reach areas with green and sustainable technology and digital tools
  • Integrating green tech to increase operational efficiencies
  • Recovering and processing hard to reach metals and minerals in a sustainable and eco-friendly way
  • Discussing the benefits of adopting green tech for business development and bottom lines
Nov 615:00
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Exploring gold in Southern Africa

SECTOR SPOTLIGHTS & PROJECT UPDATES
  • Introducing mines and exploration licenses in Sothern African countries
  • Investing in gold prospecting gaining exposure to large government investment
  • Reviewing the gold market opportunities and projects in Angola
  • Developing gold deposits: open pit, high grade, simple processing
Nov 615:10
Conference pass

Stake holder management in action: community over cost

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Prioritising fostering communities over costings: understanding the benefits
  • How to make an influential, positive social impact
  • Mitigating concerns of mounting volatility and increasing digitalisation
  • Enabling community led evaluations and monitoring
  • Reaching overall transparency for stronger communication

    Reserved for sponsor
Nov 615:10
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Energy management: reducing

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Defining emissions sources and strategic drivers
  • Establishing operating efficiencies and integrating these efficiencies into business systems
  • Assessing renewable energy options
  • Reducing energy consumption along the mining value chain
  • Reviewing the technology delivering the best results

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Nov 615:10
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Open-pit project management in Africa

SECTOR SPOTLIGHTS & PROJECT UPDATES
  • Reacting to the specific needs, rules and regulations for setting up operations in Africa
  • Achieving and exceeding safety and operational performance targets
  • Ensuring the application of project controls throughout the life cycle of the overall project

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Nov 615:20
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Panel The fourth industrial revolution: the future of work

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Embracing the digital labour market
  • Creating united work forces human and robotic: evaluating implications
  • Providing for remote and mobile workforces
  • Encouraging transparency and collaboration business wide with digital
  • Mitigating risks with advanced cyber security
  • Fostering acceptance of digital thinking business wide
Nov 615:20
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Panel Maintenance in 2019, 2020 and beyond

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Enabling the maximisation of asset management performance
  • Transitioning from reactive to predictive maintenance methods
  • Lowering fleet maintenance costs with automation and data
  • Driving mobile asset management across the entire company
Nov 615:20
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Egypt in modern times: reform and rejuvenation

SECTOR SPOTLIGHTS & PROJECT UPDATES
  • Commercially regulate mineral exploration and mining in Egypt: regulation changes for a new age
  • Developing Egypt’s potentially vast mineral wealth in precious and base metals
  • Unlocking mineral wealth potential in the region: weighing risks with cost
  • Discovering the new policies to make investing in Egypt more enticing
  • Engaging in meaningful, long term partnerships
Nov 615:40
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Mining for diversity: the key to change and growth

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Supporting a more diverse and inclusive work environment to achieve growth
  • Treating diversity and inclusion as an enabler to deliver sound business strategy
  • Determining the best operating model to realise company vision and goals
  • Embracing change and employing a cross section of employees: reviewing impact on both operations and image
Nov 615:40
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Water management: new approaches for water intensive operations

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Driven by increasing demand industry-wide thanks to population growth, expansion of irrigated agriculture
  • Reacting to both water scarcity and excessive, natural supply
  • Finding innovative ways to reduce, reuse and recycle water
  • Establishing real-time water monitoring
  • Collaborating with governments and key industry players to react to regulation and achieve results
Nov 615:40
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Increasing mineral and metal production in Algeria: becoming the world’s largest fertiliser exporter

SECTOR SPOTLIGHTS & PROJECT UPDATES
  • Collaboration between Algeria and China for a $6 bil project to extract phosphate
  • Launching the megaproject on the border of Algeria and Tunisia: benefits and risks
  • Linking transportation projects and mining operations
  • Exploiting huge quantities and high quality phosphate
  • Distributing phosphate products: fertilisers, ammonia, silicon and other materials
  • Establishing bilateral international partnership best practice
Nov 616:00
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Staffing priorities: mining or IT company?

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Discovering the new skill set required for running the mining industry of the future
  • Appointing Chief Information and Chief Digital Officers for the mining community
  • Identifying talent with promise: where to look
  • Captivating millennials with L&D, company culture and corporate benefits
  • Attracting top talent and ensuring retention
Nov 616:00
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Optimising asset portfolios: refocus and redeploy

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Divesting non-core assets and seeking new alternatives
  • Driving long term value with a diversified asset mix
  • Establishing a strong financial position and effectively managing assets
  • Redeploying capital to alternative sources for increased ROI
Nov 616:00
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The mineral industry and Indigenous communities

SECTOR SPOTLIGHTS & PROJECT UPDATES
  • Exploring the relationship between exploration and mining companies and Indigenous communities in North America
  • Operating in different cultural contexts
  • Capitalising on new markets and economies
  • Taking responsibility and promoting cultural awareness
Nov 616:10
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Recruit, retrain and upskill with tech: innovation in training and recruitment

PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
  • Using immersive training and L&D strategies with AR & VR
  • Training the wider human capital force with technology: analysising the benefits
  • Using new recruiting and training methods to expand workforces
  • Investing in innovative training for long terms business development
  • Uniting global workforces with technologically capable methodologies

    Reserved for sponsor
Nov 616:10
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The technological change: managing assets

EXPLORATION & INVESTMENT
  • Investing in mobile and fixed plant equipment for maximum productivity and returns
  • Justifying tech spend to protect assets
  • Implementing real time monitoring and business intelligence reporting
  • Maintaining accuracy or data, records and devices with effective management
  • Securing ROI from digital assets

    Reserved for sponsor
Nov 616:10
Conference pass

Precious metals in Canada: exploration and expansion

SECTOR SPOTLIGHTS & PROJECT UPDATES
  • New mines are bringing new life to North American territories
  • Merging companies for maximum profit and production: examining effect on share prices
  • Navigating the uncertainty of large M&A transactions
  • Combining the Coffee Gold Mine project and the Plateau exploration project, into one portfolio: why and how?
  • What will Q2 2019 look like for the project?
last published: 06/May/19 11:25 GMT

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