The conference is an opportunity for those
involved in mining to examine the basic issues of risk in mining:
are the hazards?
is the probability of the hazards becoming reality?
are the consequences of things going wrong?
can you mitigate the chance (make robust) and consequences (make resilient) of
risks can you tolerate as the mine owner, engineer, regulator or public?
regulation, corporate governance, funding and insurance is required mitigate
Abstracts are invited in the following themes
1) Risk identification and mitigation
during site selection, design, construction and operation of mines, including:
pits and strip mines
dumps and heap leach piles
management and water management structures.
2) Risk identification and mitigation for
mine closure and long-term post closure performance
3) Risk identification and mitigation of human
health and environment
(other than occupational health and safety aspect
4) Risk assessment methodologies,
Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
analyses for human health and the environment
event tree analyses
or other methods\
event and long-term degradation assessment.
5) Risk costs, financing and assurance,
and long-term risk monitoring
and mitigation plans.
6) Risk management, including
and regulatory governance
standards and review
and operational quality control and assurance
boards, engineer of record, audits, safety inspections and continuous
7) Corporate and mine case histories.
Submit your abstracts by December 7, 2015 to
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