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MineSafe2012

Event Start Date August 1, 2012, 12:00 am
Event End Date August 3, 2012, 12:00 am
Location Emperors Palace Convention Centre, Johannesburg
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SAIMM, AMMSA and SACMA are hosting the ...

MineSAFE 2012
Zero Harm-Transformation-'Heart of the Charter'

1-2 August 2012-Conference
3 August 2012-Industry Celebration Day
Emperors Palace, Hotel Casino Convention Resort, Johannesburg

This conference is designed to help bring South African mines to ʻZero Harmʼ.

All parties involved in health and safety on mines participate in an endeavour to bring about meaningful change.

The conference is a combined effort between the SAIMM, AMMSA and SACMA with valued input from the DMR, Chamber of Mines, NUM, Solidarity and UASA.

It will also be a platform for the prestigious MineSAFE awards.

 

Conference Supported by

The conference organising committee would like to thank the following institutions for their invaluable support:

Chamber of_Mines  

  

 DMR logo

MHSC

NUM
logo solidarity UASA latest_logo_approved_2_copy

 

Sponsors

The conference organising committee would like to thank the following sponsors for their invaluable support:

Partnership Sponsorship:

 Minova   MSA2  
Sasol Aveng Duraset2
Chamber of_Mines  

Premium Exhibitor:

 Elbroc Letterhead    Doculam OSPAT_Logo 

Exhibitor:

  Geobrugg1   

Cocktail Sponsor:

Aveng Duraset2    

Conference Bag Sponsor:

 Aveng Duraset2   

Pens & Pads Sponsor:

  Aveng Duraset2  

Sponsorship Opportunities

The following sponsorship opportunities are available:
1. Partnership Sponsorship
2. Premium Exhibition Sponsorship
3. Banner Exhibition Sponsorship
4. Cocktail Sponsorship
5. Conference Bag Sponsorship
6. Pens and Pads Sponsorship
7. Author Gift Sponsorship
8. Lanyard Sponsorship

Companies wishing to sponsor or exhibit should contact the Conference Coordinator
Raymond van der Berg
Conference Co-ordinator
SAIMM, P O Box 61127
Marshalltown
2107
Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923
Co-ordinator Email: raymond@saimm.co.za

Objectives

Since 2010 health and safety have been included in the Mining Charter.
The Mining Charter is the transformation agenda of the mining sector and is a key priority of all stakeholders. The conference will act as a platform of learning and be
an opportunity to share solutions to the many challenges resulting from the Charter including:

- Implementation of the Culture Transformation Framework covering leadership, accident investigation systems, production bonuses, leading practice adoption systems and diversity management.
- Training of health and safety representatives using innovative techniques
- The investigation and adoption of leading practices from the MOSH Learning Hub including netting with bolting, hearing protection device selection and training tools, footwall and sidewall treatment and proximity detection systems.
- The investigation and adoption of research from the Mine Health and Safety Council
- The management and reporting on health issues.
- Programmes to achieve alignment with national guidelines on HIV-AIDS and TB

Who should attend
The conference should be of value to:
- Head office personnel
- Mine management
- Mine health and safety officials
- Minerals and energy department
- Underground production supervisors
- Surface production supervisors
- Contractors (mining)
- Mining consultants
- Mining suppliers
- Mining manufacturers
- Unions
- Academics & Students
- DMR

Topics
Papers are invited that integrate the following topics:
- Corporate social investment in communities
- Behavioural management of employees
- Community safety services
- Wellness of employees
- Safety 'off' the job
- Occupational health
- Employees-sustainable development
- Ventilations issues and solutions
- Environmental issues and solutions
- Engineering issues and solutions
- Mine design solutions
- Managers and safety managers presentations
- Rock engineering-issues and solutions
- Geological issues and solutions
- Corporate leading practices
- Planning issues and solutions
- Security/illegal mining
- Geotechnical concerns on safety
- Workplace solutions and conditions
- Operation of transport and machinery
- Fall of ground management
- Safety manager-leading practices

Call for papers

The conference is a combined effort between the SAIMM, AMMSA and SACMA. With valued input from the DMR, Chamber of Mines, NUM, Solidarity and UASA The Union and papers are invited for the Conference.

Prospective authors are invited to submit titles and abstracts of their papers, in English. The abstracts should be no longer than 500 words and should be submitted to:

Raymond van der Berg
Conference Co-ordinator
SAIMM, P O Box 61127
Marshalltown
2107
Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923
Co-ordinator Email: raymond@saimm.co.za

Key Dates & Publication

30 April 2012 Submission of abstracts
11 June 2012 Submission of paper
1-2 August 2012 Conference
3 August 2012 Industry Awards Day

Please note:
All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Selected papers will be published in the Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Preliminary Programme

Kindly note the Preliminary Programme may be downloaded from the 
"Available Downloads" section which is situated at the top of this event page

Registration Fees

SAIMM/AMMSA/SACMA
Members
 R 8 300-00 
Presenting Authors  R 8 300-00
Non-Members  R 9 500-00
Student/Retired Members                   R 2 500-00

Please note:
- Non-members are entitled to free membership of the SAIMM, up to 30 June 2013, for attending this event
- Registration fee does not include accommodation
- Prepayment is required for all Registration Fees on or before the date of the event.
- Delegates who have not paid will not be permitted to attend the event

Accommodation
The conference will be hosted at the Emperors Palace Conference Centre, which is located in Gauteng.

For more information visit: http://www.emperorspalace.co.za 

Hyperlinks to the various hotels at the Emperors Palace for your convenience

D'oreale Hotel
Code: SAI310712
http://www.peermont.com/reservations/?Hotel=EPDG&Inventory=SAI310712&Arrive=2012/07/31

Mondior Hotel
Code: SAI310712_001
http://www.peermont.com/reservations/?Hotel=EPMC&Inventory=SAI310712_001&Arrive=2012/07/31

Peermont Metcourt Suites
Code: SAI310712_002
http://www.peermont.com/reservations/?Hotel=EPML&Inventory=SAI310712_002&Arrive=2012/07/31

Peermont Metcourt Hotel
Code: SAI310712_003
http://www.peermont.com/reservations/?Hotel=PGMEP&Inventory=SAI310712_003&Arrive=2012/07/31

Contact person:
Caroldene vand der Walt
Groups & Conventions Events Administrator
Tel: +27 (11) 928 1302
Fax: +27 (11) 928 1702
Email: CVanDerWalt@emperorspalace.com 

Please Note:
Registration fee does not includes accommodation

Contact
Raymond van der Berg
Conference Co-ordinator
SAIMM, P O Box 61127
Marshalltown
2107
Email: raymond@saimm.co.za

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