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AfriRock 2017

Event Start Date September 30, 2017, 12:00 am
Event End Date October 6, 2017, 12:00 am
Location Cape Town Convention Centre
Downloads AfriRock Announcement & Abstracts Received (09062017).pdf
AfriRock Announcement 06092017.pdf
AfriRock Reg Form 27072017.pdf
Afrirock programme 27092017(2).pdf
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Introduction

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The SAIMM and SANIRE is the hosting and organising body

ISRM International Symposium
AFRIROCK 2017
‘Rock Mechanics for Africa’

30 September - 6 October 2017
Cape Town Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

The 2017 ISRM International Rock Mechanics Symposium is to be held in Cape Town. The conference theme is “Rock Mechanics for Africa”.

Mining has traditionally been a mainstay of African economies, while Oil and Gas industries are rapidly growing throughout Africa. Infrastructure is being developed to support these industries. Rock engineering design is and therefore will continue to be essential for the growth of the continent.

Prior to the conference, the ISRM Board, Council and Commission meetings will take place. Technical visits are being arranged for after the conference.

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