How you can profit from winning strategies & global best practices


Mining, Manufacturing & Process Conference

  • The Forum, Johannesburg

  • 12 & 13 November 2008


  • Gain knowledge of key global trends in technology

  • Profit from practical application of best practices

  • Interact with world-class expertise

  • Earn CPD points

Increasing costs of capital equipment and labour are the drivers of the search for ways to improve mine and plant productivity and manufacturing efficiencies. Advances in instrumentation, control and manufacturing IT systems open the way to achieve these improvements.

The event presentations will not be in the form of sales pitches, but will be non-commercial - focussing on providing attendees with real knowledge they can immediately apply in their organsiations in a strategic and profitable way.

Leading international industry experts

VP & GM for Manufacturing: ARC Advisory Group Dick Hill, and leading international industry analyst and commentator Jim Pinto, will present keynote addresses and participate as panellists. The balance of the panel will comprise leading local, African and international specialists and industry analysts.

Who should attend

CEOs, CIOs, CTOs and engineering professionals in the mining, manufacturing and process industries would be well advised to attend for the purpose of updating their knowledge of key global trends in these technology areas and the practical and profitable application thereof.

Plenty of time to network

The conference will offer an excellent opportunity for delegates and presenters to network and share problems and solutions among peers experiencing similar challenges.

Agenda sample

  • The Holy Grail for Process Performance Enhancement
  • A Perspective for Manufacturers Moving Towards IT and Controls Engineering Convergence
  • SOA What – An Explanation
  • Alarm system management in the process industries
  • Wireless Technology Implementation in Process Plants
  • Quality Lifecycle Analysis
  • Active RFID interface with Mining
  • Specifying and selecting a MES system for mineral processing
  • Beyond MES And ERP:  The Future of IT in Mining & Manu-facturing Operations
  • Sensor Web Enablement of Environmental Monitoring and Process Control
  • The Rise of Information Technology in Manufacturing
  • EtherCAT the Ethernet Fieldbus
  • Man-machine anti-collision system: an application of active microwave technology
  • Operational Risk Modelling and Control
  • Rio Tinto's mine of the future: A case study

If you want more information, be sure to read the full agenda and schedule.


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