World Gold 2011 Conference

  • Dates:
    Oct 02 - 05, 2011
  • Event Type:
    Conference & Exhibition

Organized By

CIM Metallurgical Society

Contact Information

Guy Deschenes
World Gold Chair
555 Booth Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0G1
613.992.0415
Guy.Deschenes@NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca
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Geology

  • Worldwide Gold Exploration Trends
  • Gold Deposit Models- New Discoveries and Updates on Existing Deposits
  • Innovations in Technology, Techniques, and Advancements in Gold Exploration and Deposit Development (Geology, Geophysics, Geochemistry, Resources/Reserves)

Applied & Theoretical Rock Mechanics

  • High temperature geomechanics
  • In-situ stress measurement
  • Prediction and modeling
  • Lab and in-situ rock characterization and modelling
  • Rock mechanics risk assessment
  • Remote sensing and seismicity
  • Stability and excavation support
  • Rock breaking systems and fragmentation

Management & Economics

  • Optimisation of reserve extraction – application of integrated mining, process and environmental technical teams
  • Application of new technology to improve safety

Maintenance & Engineering in Mining

  • Best Practices and an Energy Management session
  • A session on Hoisting

MES Gold 2011 Economics

  • Gold supply and role in the global economy

Environment

  • Environmental opportunities and issues
  • Social and political challenges
  • Cleaner wastes & storage
  • Alternative waste storage and management systems
  • Community opportunities

Mineral Processing & Environment

  • Applied mineralogy and surface analysis to assist processing
  • Sampling techniques and accounting
  • Communition and classification
  • Recovery of gold by gravity
  • Alternative lixiviants
  • Ion exchange resins
  • New operations and new applications in the treatments of refractory gold ores
  • Improvements of cyanidation (recovery, reagents, effluents, agitation)
  • Automation, control strategies and modelling
  • Activated carbon/zinc

Event Detail

Highlights

Geology

  • Worldwide Gold Exploration Trends
  • Gold Deposit Models- New Discoveries and Updates on Existing Deposits
  • Innovations in Technology, Techniques, and Advancements in Gold Exploration and Deposit Development (Geology, Geophysics, Geochemistry, Resources/Reserves)

Applied & Theoretical Rock Mechanics

  • High temperature geomechanics
  • In-situ stress measurement
  • Prediction and modeling
  • Lab and in-situ rock characterization and modelling
  • Rock mechanics risk assessment
  • Remote sensing and seismicity
  • Stability and excavation support
  • Rock breaking systems and fragmentation

Management & Economics

  • Optimisation of reserve extraction – application of integrated mining, process and environmental technical teams
  • Application of new technology to improve safety

Maintenance & Engineering in Mining

  • Best Practices and an Energy Management session
  • A session on Hoisting

MES Gold 2011 Economics

  • Gold supply and role in the global economy

Environment

  • Environmental opportunities and issues
  • Social and political challenges
  • Cleaner wastes & storage
  • Alternative waste storage and management systems
  • Community opportunities

Mineral Processing & Environment

  • Applied mineralogy and surface analysis to assist processing
  • Sampling techniques and accounting
  • Communition and classification
  • Recovery of gold by gravity
  • Alternative lixiviants
  • Ion exchange resins
  • New operations and new applications in the treatments of refractory gold ores
  • Improvements of cyanidation (recovery, reagents, effluents, agitation)
  • Automation, control strategies and modelling
  • Activated carbon/zinc