Call for abstracts

Online Abstract Submission

Papers that are accepted by the organising committee will be subject to peer review. The selection criteria include relevance to the conference theme, accuracy and originality of ideas, significance of the contribution and quality of presentation. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and presented at conference technical sessions. All presenting authors are required to pay and attend the conference to present their papers.

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Conference themes

  • Pre-concentration and coarse particle gangue rejection
  • Gold ore characterisation approaches for a new era of processing
  • Innovative mining practices/developments
  • Pre-oxidation of refractory ores
  • Sensors, monitoring and control
  • Mineralogy and characterisation
  • Exploration of new gold deposits
  • Gold mine optimisation (mining, processing and exploration)

  • Water in the modern gold mine: enhancing quality, managing chemistry and targeting less intensive usage options
  • New developments in comminution (crushing and grinding)
  • Economic design and modelling of comminution circuits
  • Process flowsheet optimisation
  • Filtered tailings and mitigation of tailings dam risks
  • Life of mine (mine closure, community engagement, etc)
  • Digital transformation/Industry 4.0
  • Geology on orogenic gold deposits

Call for Papers Brochure

Key Dates

Deadline abstract submission 31 October 2018
Notification to authors December 2018
First draft paper submission 5 March 2019
Final paper submission 11 June 2019
Conference Dates 11-13 September 2019

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