The 2012 Platinum Conference, will be hosted at Sun City from 17 - 21 September. This is the fifth time that this international event has been convened since 2004. Through it the SAIMM (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy) is looking to further promote change.
The 2012 conference ‘Platinum – A Catalyst for Change’ attracts more than 400 key role players through stimulating discussion and facilitating industry networking. A catalyst is a substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without itself undergoing any permanent chemical change, or a person or thing that precipitates an event or causes a change.
The 2012 conference is more inclusive with a broad approach encompassing all aspects of the industry. Through facilitating learning and knowledge in this growing environment, we must continue to build a strong, viable platinum industry that will benefit all stakeholders for decades to come.
Topics such as community and social impact, risk management and safety initiatives, new technologies for mining and processing, current and future mine design and layout and impact of increasing cost of utilities are but only a few that will be discussed. Papers integrating these topics are invited to attend.
For more information: www.saimm.co.za